The Colorado Department of Human Services connects people with assistance, resources and support for living independently in our state. Colorado has a state-supervised and county-administered human services system. Under this system, county departments are the main provider of direct services to Colorado’s families, children and adults
Stout Street Foundation offers a short term program and a long term program. “Serenity” is a 28-Day Intensive Inpatient Residential Program which offers a safe healing environment for those struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. Clinical therapy is the foundation of the healing process at Serenity. The Recovery Program is a long-term, 2-3 year residential program for adults committed to addiction recovery. There is no cost associated with these programs.
STAR deploys a behavioral health clinician and a paramedic or EMT to low risk, non emergent calls coming into 9-1-1 or Non-Emergency. The STAR team provides de-escalation, support and resources to individuals experiencing behavioral health crises or issues related to poverty and public health. To request support from the STAR team, please call 9-1-1 if in Denver, call the Denver Police Department’s non-emergency line at 720-913-2000, or call 720-913-STAR (7827) and an operator will dispatch the most appropriate, available response
Counseling topics include: Trauma and PTSD Treatment, Human Trafficking, Commercial Sex Work, Substance Use Disorder treatment, Substance Use Evaluation, Interventions, Anxiety and much more.
**services are for residents of Thornton, CO
Services include a confidential Safehouse (for women and their children), Victim Advocacy (safety plans, court support and legal advocacy), Counseling (accepts Medicaid), Children’s Programs, a 24/7 Safe Line, Housing Assistance, and Community Outreach and Education.
Fundamentally, we do three things: (1) Provide immediate safety at our confidential Safehouse for women, children, and other victims escaping abuse; (2) Empower survivors through programs and support such as Advocacy and Counseling; and (3) Creating a safer future through Education and Outreach to schools, businesses, and other organizations.
Short term shelter/Emergency shelter and drop in center located in Boulder, CO. If client can get to the shelter and there is availability (currently can house 14 youth per night) then they can stay as long as they present proof of age with some form of documentation.
Chase House – residential program for 12-18 year olds
The Source Overnight Shelter – emergency shelter for 12-21 year olds
The Source Drop in Center – open 7 days/week for 12-24 year olds
1440 Pine – supportive housing complex for 18-24 year olds
Transitional Living Program – long term housing navigation for 18-24 year olds
Street Outreach Program – connecting with youth experiencing homelessness
Through issue advocacy, scientifically-supported prevention programs and a robust offering of low to no-cost client services including a 24-hour hotline, individual and group therapy and case management, The Blue Bench has helped hundreds of thousands of Denver-area people of all gender identities find the courage to move from victim to survivor.
The Don’t Look Back Center (DLBC) was founded in 2018 as a center to keep women and transwomen with substance use disorders, Trauma, and PTSD out of the criminal justice system. DLBC provides substance use disorder treatment and prevention services and trauma services including: a relapse prevention group, DUI/DWAI Classes, competency restoration education, transitional sober living home, and H.E.R. culturally competent group counseling. They also provide care management and supportive housing to adult females and transwomen.
Trauma-Informed, Gender-Responsive, and Holistic Behavioral Health Treatment and Services. Services provided include support groups (trauma, empowerment, addiction recovery, and men’s trauma recovery), behavioral health, HIV prevention and care, criminal justice (programs for incarcerated or formerly incarcerated individuals to help get back on track), housing (direct referrals from Parole and City of Denver), and acudetox/acupuncture.
Women, transgender individuals, and their children who seek assistance from The Gathering Place have access to a wide range of programs and services. These include: Day shelter services that meet basic needs, connect clients to resources, crisis and wellness services, and provide peer to peer engagement. Additional services include: showers, laundry, nap rooms, meals, food/clothing bank, harm reduction (Narcan + training & test strips), Art studio, peer specialist, mental health services, and housing case management.
Core program (Motherwise) includes 6 weeks of workshops plus one-on-one coaching for mothers on knowing themselves, what healthy relationships are to them, communication and relationship skills for all kinds of relationships, and connecting with a newborn baby. After core programming has been delivered, additional opportunities for wrap around services are provided. Must be pregnant or parenting to receive services.
We offer a variety of services including: psychotherapy, workshops and presentations, clinical consultation (areas of expertise: trauma, vicarious trauma, burn out, compassion fatigue, and culture and mental health), and program evaluation services. We strive to provide LGBTQ affirming and culturally sensitive services, and are priced on a sliding scale that takes individual income and financial situations into account. We invite any member of the Denver community with mental health needs to visit one of our clinics for personally tailored support. We have focus areas on supporting the well-being and mental health of immigrants, refugees and survivors of torture as well.
Urban Peak works with youth aged 15 through 24 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness through a variety of programs including a shelter (ages 15-20), a day time resource center, education, employment services, and access to housing resources.
We provide intensive case management and mental health services in a “one-stop shop” environment in a confidential location that is safe, quiet and trauma informed. As part of our services we maintain a small resource bank and offer survivor support and mental health groups, as well as some on-site employment opportunities. We work closely with other trusted service providers in order to achieve a wrap around services option for those who desire such services. We have received multi-year funding to develop a peer support program. We believe in voluntad: the human ability and right to choose with freedom and dignity. We believe that while we can share resources and information, each survivor is the expert of their own life and deserves the chance to exercise and develop agency, self determination and a vision for the future. We seek to empower this in every survivor.
Youth Seen provides mental health and case management to QTBIPOC; QTPOC youth and their families. Youth Seen contracts with a therapist/social worker that specializes in interpersonal violence, state violence, and exploitation. We also provide training to organizations, practitioners, and communities.