Resources in Denver County

7465 E. 1st Ave. Denver, CO 80230

Programs Offered: Utility Assistance
Population Served: Veterans
Program Guidelines: Offers assistance through their Temporary Finacial Assistance Program. Program is administered through the National Office but applicants are screened at local locations.
Contact: 303-366-5201

Broadway Assistance Center

1212 Mariposa St Denver, CO

Programs Offered: Rental/Eviction Assistance, Utility Assistance
Program Guidelines: Rental and Utility assistance in these ZIP codes: 80202, 80204, 80206, 80218
Contact: 303-893-4108

Catholic Charities

6240 Smith Road. Denver, CO 80216

Programs Offered: Rental/Eviction Assistance, Utility Assistance, Mortgage Assistance
Program Guidelines: In order to receive any financial assistance, ALL clients must bring the following to the appointment:

  • PICTURE ID – The driver’s license may be from Colorado or another state. Examples: Driver’s license, work ID, Dept. of Corrections ID, Recreation ID card, etc.

  • CURRENT PROOF OF ADDRESS – Example: a bill from a utility company, a phone bill, etc.

  • PROOF OF EMERGENCY – Documentation of the emergency is REQUIRED at the time of appointment. Example: loss of income, illness, accident, the unforeseen expense with paid receipt (such as a car repair/medical bill) etc.

  • PROOF OF INCOME – Examples: pay stub, a letter from employer on company letterhead, unemployment benefits, Social Security benefit letter, etc.

  • For RENTAL ASSISTANCE, we require all of the following: An eviction notice for the current month’s rent – allowed back rent must be paid before an appointment is made.

  • A current lease

  • If Catholic Charities commits to payment, the landlord must agree to house the client for 30 days.

  • For UTILITY ASSISTANCE (Xcel Energy), we require all of the following:

- The bill must be in the client’s name (not the landlord’s name)
- Utility bill must be at least one day in arrears
- Total X-cel bill may not exceed $1,000

Contact: Phone Appointments only – NO WALK-INS PLEASE. Please call (720) 377-1313 Monday – Friday 8am – 8:45am to make an appointment.  The recording will explain what funding is available. Please note: Appointments are limited and are based on funding and appointment availability. We receive a large volume of calls daily.

Denver Department of Human Services

1200 Federal Blvd. Denver, CO 80204

Programs Offered: Rental/Eviction Assistance
Contact: Call 3-1-1 or 720-944-4347

Family Promise of Greater Denver

419 Lipan Street Denver, CO 80204

Programs Offered: Rental/Eviction Assistance, Utility Assistance
Population Served: Families
Program Guidelines:
 Rental assistance becomes available on the 1st of the month. A staff member will follow up the next business day if they are able to help.
Contact: Families should call 303-675-0713 ext. 111 at 7am on the 1st of the month to be considered.

Jewish Family Services

3201 South Tamarac Dr. Denver, CO 80231

Programs Offered: Rental/Eviction Assistance
Contact: 720-248-4716

MDHI Flex Fund

711 Park Ave. W. Suite 320 Denver, CO 80205

Programs Offered: The Flex Fund provides flexible, one-time assistance to help people experiencing homelessness secure permanent housing and, in some cases, remain in housing.
Program Guidelines: View here
Contact: flexfund@mdhi.org

Saint Vincent DePaul Society Denver Metro Council

558 Castle Pines Pkway. Unit B-4 #107 Castle Pines, CO 80108

Programs Offered: Rental/Eviction Assistance, Utility Assistance
Program Guidelines: Region divided into conferences which can be found here
Contact: 303-960-9163

Salvation Army Housing Now

2201 Stout St. Denver, CO 80205

Programs Offered: Rental/Eviction Assistance, Deposits
Program Guidelines: Provides short term rental assistance and financial assistance for security deposits.
Contact: 303-295-3366

 

Other Resources

Denver Public Schools Community Resource Guide (2019-2020)

 

Updated May 12, 2020