Resources

Resources in Adams County & Beyond

(Click HERE to get the Word document.)

General Information & Referral ——————————————————Page 2

Advocacy ———————————————————————————–Page 3

Child Care & Respite———————————————————————Page 5

Disability Information ———————————————————————Page 6

Disability Services & Benefits ———————————————————–Page 8

Education ————————————————————————————Page 11

Employment ———————————————————————————Page 14

Family Resources & Animal Care —————————————————–Page 15

Food Assistance —————————————————————————-Page 20

Housing & Utilities ————————————————————————–Page 22

Legal ——————————————————————————————-Page 27

Medical/Dental Care ——————————————————————–Page 30

Mental Health ——————————————————————————-Page 32

Recreation ————————————————————————————Page 34

Therapy —————————————————————————————–Page 37

Transportation ——————————————————————————–Page 40

Spanish information is in red and italicized.

General Information & Referral

Mile High United Way Information & Referral Line – Dial 2-1-1:

Website: 211colorado@unitedwaydenver.org

Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Provides health and human service information and referrals for persons in need of assistance in the metro Denver area. Has a comprehensive resource database.  Provides information to programs and services for food, medical care, senior services, youth programs, counseling, education, shelters, substance abuse, holiday assistance and more.  English, Spanish and translation of other languages by request.

Adams County Human Services Department:

Website: www.adcogov.org/human-services
Address: 11860 Pecos St. Westminster, CO 80234
Phone: (720) 523-2000

Child Protection:
Phone: (303) 412-5212

Adult Protection:
Phone: (303) 227-2049

Programs with Human Services:
Child Care Assistance Program: (303) 227-2265
Child Support Services: (303) 227-2233
Colorado Works (TANF): (303) 227- 2700
Community Support Services: (303) 227-2348
Financial Assistance Programs: (303) 227-2700
Food Assistance Programs: (303) 227-2700
Health First Colorado (Medicaid): 1-800-511-5010

Colorado Resource Directory:
Website: www.coloradoresourcesdirectory.net
Online search for a variety of resources.

Advocacy

Advocates Educational Services:
Address: 1545 S. Fillmore St. Denver, CO 80210
Phone: (303) 507-7600
Website: www.advocateseducationalservices.com

The Arc of Adams County:
Address: 641 E. 112th Ave. Northglenn, CO 80233
Phone: (303) 428-0310
Website: www.arcadams.org
Advocating for children & adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities

The Arc of Colorado
Address: 1580 Logan St. #730 Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 864-9334
Website: www.thearcofco.org

Atlantis Community, Inc.
Phone: (303) 733-9324
Website: www.atlantiscommunity.org
Advocates for all people with disabilities with a variety of programs & supports.

Bright Futures, LLC, Colorado – Jeanette Cordova
Phone: (303) 656-9488
Email: brightfuturesllc.co@gmail.com
Sliding scale child and family advocacy services (yo Hablo Espanol)

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition:
Phone: (303) 839-1775
Website: www.ccdconline.org
Offers advocacy & civil rights services.

Disability Law of Colorado:
Phone: 1-800-288-1376, (303) 722-0300
Website: www.disabilitylawco.org
Provides information on legal, civil rights, & discrimination issues.

Education Stability Consultant – Amy Bishop:
Website: www.educationstabilityconsultant.com
Private educational consulting services for educational planning particularly of SED, at risk youth and adolescents.”

Empower Colorado:
Phone: 1-866-213-4631
Website: www.empowercolorado.com
Support, advocacy, education & resources for children who have social/emotional, mental, or behavioral challenges

Office of Civil Rights:Phone: (303) 844-5695, 1-800-368-1019
Provides information & support regarding federal laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center:
Phone: (303) 692-1165
Website: www.childlawcenter.org
Special education advocacy.

Special Education Advocacy Program – Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center:
Address: 1325 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite 701, Denver, CO
Phone: (303) 692-1165
Website: www.childlawcenter.org

Spectrum Advocacy – Dawn Stuart:
Phone: (720) 935-2430
Advocacy services for students in special education.

Special Education Advocates:
Website: www.advocatesforspecialeducation.com/find_colorado.html

Child Care & Respite

Adams County Department of Human Services Child Care Assistance Program
Phone: (303) 227-2265
Website: www.adcogov.org/child-care-assistance-program-cccap
Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) provides child care assistance to participants who meet income eligibility guidelines and are in an eligible activity/program. Licensed or unlicensed care may be subsidized depending on compliance with state rules and regulations. Participants are given referral information on child care providers as well as guidelines on choosing a child care provider.

Adams County Child Care Association of Family Child Care:
Phone: (303) 945-4300
Website: www.childcareinadamsco.org

Colorado Respite Coalition:
Website: www.coloradorespitecoalition.org
Locate respite providers.

Discovery Club – Easter Seals:
Phone: (303) 233-1666
Website: www.eastersealscolorado.org
Saturday respite care in Northglenn & other sites in the Denver metro area.

Give Me a Break Respite Program:
Website: www.cocaf.org/respite-break
Funding source.

Megan’s Place:
Phone: (303) 881-4988
Website: www.megansplacellc.org

Disability Information

ADA Hotline/Americans with Disabilities Act:
Phone: 1-800-514-0301
Website: www.ada.gov
Provides technical assistance regarding the law.

Anchor Center for the Blind:
Phone: (303) 377-9732
Website: www.anchorcenter.org
Provides early intervention/education for children who are blind or visually impaired.

Autism Society of Colorado:
Phone: (720) 214-0794
Website: www.autismcolorado.org

Autism Speaks:
Website: www.autismspeaks.org

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 355-9969
Website: www.biacolorado.org
Provides information for individuals with brain injuries.

CHADD (Children & Adults w/ ADHD):
Phone: 1-800-233-4050
Website: www.chadd.org

CP: Ability Connections of Colorado:
Phone: (720) 262-4210
Website: www.abilityconnectionscolorado.org

Cerebral Palsy of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 691-9339
Website: www.cpco.org

Cerebral Palsy Guide: www.cerebralpalsyguide.com

Colorado Deaf:
Website: www.coloradodeaf.com

EMPOWER Colorado (Mental Health):
Phone: 1-866-213-4631
Website: www.empowercolorado.com

Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 377-9774
Website: www.epilepsycolorado.org
Works to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences, improve how they are perceived, valued in society, & promote research.

Family Voices of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 733-3000
Website: www.familyvoices.org
Assists families to navigate health care issues.

First Signs:
Website: www.firstsigns.org
First Signs is dedicated to educating parents and professionals about autism and related disorders.

Fragile X Foundation:
Phone: 1-800-688-8765
Website: www.nfxf.org

Hands & Voices (Hearing Impairment):
Phone: (719) 650-3159
Website: www.cohandsandvoices.org/newsite/

Learning Disability Association of Colorado:
Website: www.ldacolorado.com
Provides information about education for different types of learning disabilities.

Parent-to-Parent of Colorado:
Phone: 1-877-472-7201
Website: www.p2p-co.org

Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association:
Phone: (303) 797-1699
Website: www.rmdsa.org
Provides education, resources and support in partnership with individuals, families, professionals and the community.

Spina Bifida Association of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 797-7870
Website: www.coloradospinabifida.org
Promotes the prevention of Spina Bifida & enhances the lives of those affected.

Disability Services & Benefits

Ability Connection Colorado:
Phone: (303) 691-9339
Website: www.abilityconnectioncolorado.org
ACCO provides inclusive education, pathways to employment, and statewide family support programs to create opportunities and sustainable change for families across Colorado.

Anchor Center for the Blind:
Phone: (303) 377-9732
Website: www.anchorcenter.org
Provides early intervention/education for children who are blind or visually impaired.

Autism Community Store:
Address: 7800 E. Iliff St. Suite J, Denver, CO

Center for People with Disabilities:
Phone: (303)790-1390
Website: www.cpwd-ilc.org
Provides independent living centers with independent living skills, advocacy and information.

Colorado Disability Benefits Support Program (DBS):
Phone: 1-888-396-9398
Website: www.coloradodbs.org
Assists individuals with disabilities to apply for disability-related benefits.

Colorado Fund (Trust) for People with Disabilities:
Phone: (303) 733-2867
Website: www.cfpdtrust.org
A pooled trust which is available to people with disabilities which protects the person’s SSI and Medicaid from being impacted by resources they may have that would make them ineligible for their public benefits.

Easter Seals:
Phone: (303) 233-1666
Website: www.eastersealscolorado.org
Respite care, camps, community service hours.

Early Intervention Services (birth to age 3) – North Metro Community Services:
Phone: (303) 252-7199
Website: www.nmetro.org

Kid’s Mobility Network:
Phone: (303) 242-8281
Website: www.kidsmobilitynetwork.org
Collects used durable medical equipment, reconditions it, & provides it to appropriate children to enhance their lives.

Mile High Independent Living Center:
Phone: (303) 405-7700
Provides individual and systems advocacy, information and referral, peer counseling, and independent living skills and training – helps all disabilities. Habla Español.

NMCS – North Metro Community Services:
Phone: (303) 252-7199
Website: www.nmetro.org
Offers supports & services to eligible person with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

THRIVE Center:
Phone: (303) 632-6840
Website: www.thrivectr.org
Educates parents of children with special needs, birth to 26.

Benefits

Atlantis Community:
Phone: (303) 733-9324
Multiple services for people with disabilities.

Benefits.gov
Website: www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-finder

Colorado PEAK:
Website: www.peak.state.co.us/selfservice/

Colorado Disability Benefits Support Program (DBS):
Phone: 1-888-396-9398
Website: www.coloradodbs.org
Assists individuals with disabilities to acquire income, health insurance, & other needs.

Freedom Colorado:
Phone: (866) 761-5942
Website: www.disabilitylawco.org/directory-community-services/freedom-colorado
Social Security application assistance; free case review and appeals.

Social Security Administration/Supplemental Security Income (SSI):
Phone: 1-800-772-1213, (720) 559-4500
Website: www.ssa.org
Provides a public assistance grant and Medicaid to aged, blind and persons with disabilities who meet the financial requirements.

Education

Adams County School Districts:

Mapleton – District 1
Phone: (303) 853-1000
Website: www.mapleton.us

Commerce City – District 14
Phone: (303) 853-3333
Website: www.adams14.org

Five Star Schools – District 12
Phone: (720) 972-4000
Website: www.adams12.org

Westminster – Public Schools
Phone: (303) 428-3511
Website: www.wesmtminsterpublicschools.org

Brighton – District 27J
Phone: (303) 655-2900
Website: www.sd27j.org

Adams County Head Start:
Phone: (720) 523-5602
Website: www.adcogov.org/head-start
Offers early education programs for children ages 0-5, who have disabilities, are in foster care or whose families have a limited income, to help prepare them for kindergarten.

Adams County Youth Programs (ages 14-21):
Phone: (720) 523-6964
Website: www.adcogov.org/youth-services
Assists youth in obtaining their high school diploma, GED or certificate of training, and employment.

Almost Home:
Phone: (303) 659-6199
GED program (cost involved)

Bal Swan Children’s Center:
Phone: (303) 466-6308
Website: www.balswan.org
Preschool that provides welcoming environment for children with diverse backgrounds & abilities.

BUENO Center for Multicultural Education:
Phone: (303) 492-7371
GED program

Child Find:
Website: www.cde.state.co.us/early/childfind
Assures all children who are in need of early intervention or special education services are located, identified, & referred. Provides free screening.

Mapleton – District 1: (303) 853-1153

Adams – District 12: (303) 451-1173

Commerce City – District 14: (303) 853-7892

Westminster – Public Schools: (303) 428-1560

Brighton – District 27J: (303) 655-2946

College Living Experience:
Phone: (303) 825-2533
Website: www.experiencecle.com
College Living Experience is a post-secondary program that provides intensive assistance with academic, independent living & social skills to college students with special needs as they transition to become independent, responsible adults.

College Resources for Students with Disabilities Guidebook:
Website: www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/

Colorado Department of Education – Special Education Law:
Phone: (303) 866-6694
Website: www.cde.state.co.us/spedlaw/
Provides information for mediation, state complaints, & due process procedures.

Colorado School for the Deaf & Blind:
Phone: (719) 578-2100
Website: www.csdb.org

Developmental/Educational Evaluations (Independent):
Emerge Professionals:
Phone: (303) 322-9000
Website: 
www.emergeprofessionals.com
400 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite 860 Denver, CO

Dr. Robin McEvoy
Phone: (303) 756-0280
Website:
www.ndckids.com
7935 E. Prentice Ave. #104 Greenwood Village

Clinical Assessments (JFK, Children’s Hospital Child Development Unit, University of Colorado School of Medicine)

Pediatric Diagnostic Assessments: (720) 777-6630

Pediatric Psychotherapy: (303) 724-7647

Adult Diagnostic Assessments/Therapy: (303) 724-7646

Speech Language Assessments/Therapy: (303) 724-7633

ENRICH Early Intervention: (303) 724-7654

Firefly Autism:
Phone: (303) 759-1192
Website: www.fireflyautism.org
Private school and services for students diagnosed with Autism.

HighPointe Center @ MetroState University:
Phone: (303) 556-5740
Website: www.highpointeservices.org
Inclusive college program for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities who do not meet standard university standards for admission.

Inclusive College in Denver – Higher Education Certificate Program:
Phone: (303) 805-4083
Website: www.inclusivecollege.org

Migrant Education Program:
Phone: (303) 365-5817
Assistance for children of migratory agricultural workers.

PEAK Parent Center:
Phone: 1-800-284-0251
Website: www.peakparent.org

Sewell Child Development Center:
Phone: (303) 399-1800
Website: www.sewell.org

Spectra Autism Center:
Phone: (303) 665-6800
Website: www.spectracenter.org
Provides services and programming for individuals with Autism.

Wrights Law:
Website: www.wrightslaw.com
Provides online information about special education law.

Adams County Workforce & Business Center:
Phone: (720) 523-6900
Address: 4430 South Adams County Pkwy, Brighton, CO

Advancement Plus Program:
Phone: (303) 227-2637
Tuition assistance for vocational programs

Adams County Youth Success Program:
Phone: (303) 288-4641
GED, training, work experiences, career exploration, job readiness.

Bayaud Enterprises:
Phone: (303) 830-6885
Website: www.bayaudenterprises.com
Vocational assessment, training services, & employment opportunities.

Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Northglenn:
Phone: (303) 866-2110
Website: www.dvrcolorado.orgAssists eligible individuals with disabilities to obtain employment.
SWAP (School to Work Alliance Program) – through DVR

Easter Seals/Colorado:
Phone: (303) 233-1666
Website: www.eastersealscolorado.org
Services for persons with disabilities including job training & employment.

Goodwill:
Phone: (303) 650-7700
Website: www.goodwilldenver.org
Address: 6850 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO

Job Corp:
Website: www.jobcorps.gov
Entry vocational training & individualized educational plans to obtain a GED/high school diploma.

A Precious Child:
Phone: (303) 466-4272
Website: www.apreciouschild.org
Address: 557 Burbank St. Broomfield, CO
Provides children in need with a variety of resources (requires agency referral).

Adams County Community Support Services:
Phone: (303) 227-2348
Website: www.colorado.gov/peak
Food assistance program, Medicaid, & financial benefits.

Family Resources

Area Agency on Aging – Denver Regional Council of Government:
Phone: (303) 488-6735
Website: www.drcog/programs/area-agency-aging
Multiple services for seniors 60 years of age and older.

Babies Now Foundation:
Website: www.babiesnowfoundation.org
Provides diapers & wipes for families that participate in programs that benefit babies.

Catholic Charities Cares Assistance Center:
Phone: (303) 742-0828
Website: www.ccdenver.org

Clothes to Kids:
Phone: (720) 379-4630
Website: www.clothestokidsdenver.org
New & used clothing for school-age students.

Coats for Colorado:
Phone: (303) 777-2673
Website: www.coatsforcolorado.org

Colorado Coalition of Adoptive Families:
Phone: (303) 562-9864
Website: www.cocaf.org
Provides information about local & statewide information about organizations and programs that may be useful to kinship caregivers.

Colorado Bright by Three:
Phone: (303) 433-6200
Website: www.brightbythree.org/brightbeginningsusa/
Provides free programs for all parents to provide guidance, knowledge, and tools to create a bright beginning for their children.

Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County (ECPAC):
Phone: (303) 853-1407
Website: www.ecpac.org
Resources for children age 5 and under.

El Grupo Vida:
Phone: (303) 904-7073
Website: www.elgrupovida.org
A support group for Spanish speaking families who have children with disabilities and special needs.

Families First:
Phone: 1-877-695-7996, (303) 745-0327 / Español 1-877-Las Familias
Provides family support services, children’s treatment center, family support line/group and parent education classes.

Family Tree: (720) 492-9086

Homelessness Program: (303) 467-2604

House of Hope: (303) 762-9525

Kinship Programs: (303) 463-6330

Legal Advocacy Program:

Domestic Violence & Legal Clinic: (303) 271-6559

Safe Care Program: (720) 492-9086

Domestic Violence Outreach Program: (303) 462-1060

Community Family Resource Team: (720) 341-4200

Women In Crisis: (303) 420-6752

Friends of Man:
Phone: (303) 798-2342
Website: www.friendsofman.org
Provides assistance to families for a variety of needs. (requires agency referral)

Grandparent Resource Center:
Phone: (303) 980-5707
Website: www.grc4usa.org
Provides advocacy & support services to grandparents raising grandchildren.

Growing Home:
Phone: (303) 426-0430
Website: www.growinghome.org
Offers a variety of programs to assist children and give family support.

Living Spectrum:
Website: www.thelivingspectrum.org
Provides support to families of children with Autism.

Metro Caring:
Phone: (303) 860-7200
Website: www.metrocaring.org
Helps meet basic needs & advocates for solutions to hunger and poverty/rent assistance.

Mi Casa Resource Center:
Phone: (303) 573-1302
Website: www.micasadenver.org
Provides families with limited opportunities to prosper in careers and business development.

Parent-to-Parent:
Phone: 1-877-472-7201
Website: www.p2p-co.org
Connects families with children & adults with disabilities or special health care needs with other families and their listserv.

Salvation Army:
Phone: Broomfield – (303) 635-3018, Denver – (303) 428-6430
Website: www.salvationarmy.org
Provides a variety of programs to assist individuals, children, and families.

Senior Resource Center (ages 60+):
Phone: (303) 238-8151
Website: www.srcaging.org
Provides in-home services, adult day/respite services, transportation & volunteer services.

Senior Solutions Program:
Phone: (303) 426-4408
Website: www.seniorsolutionsofcolorado.com

Senior Support Services:
Phone: (303) 832-1622
Multiple senior services for people 55+

Servicios de la Raza:
Phone: (303) 458-5851
Website: www.serviciosdelaraza.org
Multiple programs to assist families.

Sibling Tree:
Phone: (720) 840-3001
Website: www.siblingtree.org

Thornton Cares:
Phone: (303) 538-7600
Website: www.thorntoncares.com
A variety of services for residents in need living in the City of Thornton.

Food Assistance

Adams County WIC Program (Women, Infants, & Children):
Phone: Brighton – (303) 659-2335, Commerce City – (303) 288-6816, Northglenn – (303) 452-9547
Nutrition for mothers, babies, and children up to age 5.

Housing & Utilities

Utility Assistance:
Phone: United Power – (303) 659-0551, Low Income Energy Assistance (LEAP) – (303) 227-2378

United Way:
Phone: 2-1-1
Website: www.unitedwaydenver.org
Resources and systems ranging from child care to tax preparation assistance to basic needs like food, shelter, and rental assistance.

Animal Haus:
Phone: (720) 505-4287
Website: www.animalhaus.org
Pet food pantry.

Dog Mobile Clinic – Denver Dumb Friends League:
Website: www.ddfl.org/services/spay-and-neuter-help
Spay and neuter services.

Every Creature Counts:
Phone: (303) 823-5941

Mobile pet clinic.

MaxFund Animal Center:
Phone: (303) 595-3561
Address: 1041 Galapago St. Denver, CO
Low cost vaccinations for low-income people.

Planned Pethood Plus:
Phone: (303) 433-3291

Adams County Food Assistance:
Phone: (303) 227-2800

Adams County WIC (Women, Infants, & Children):\
Phone: Brighton – (303) 659-2335 , Commerce City – (303) 288-6816. Northglenn – (303) 452-9547

Nutrition for mothers, babies, and children up to the age of 5.

Amazing Grace Community Church:
Phone: (303) 280-0444
Address: 541 E. 99th Pl. Thornton, CO

Catholic Charities Denver (CCD):
Phone: (303) 654-1040
Website: www.catholiccharitiesdenver.org
Address: 4045 Pecos St. Denver, CO

Community of Faith United:
Phone: (303) 452-2727
Website: www.communityoffaith.us

F.I.S.H. of Commerce City:
Phone: (303) 286-4188
Website: www.fishofcommercecity.org
Requires a written referral from any agency, school, pastor or priest.

Food Bank of the Rockies:
Phone: (303) 371-9250, 1-877-460-8504
Website: www.foodbankrockies.org

Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church:
Phone: (303) 452-5478
Website: www.thegoodshepherd.org/food-bank/-2/
Address: 10785 Melody Dr. Northglenn, CO
For residents in 80234 and 80260 zip codes.

Growing Home:
Phone: (303) 426-0430
Website: www.growinghome.org
Address: 3489 W. 72nd Ave. #112 Westminster, CO

Hunger Free Colorado:
Phone: (720) 382-2920
Website: www.hungerfreecolorado.org

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church:
Phone: (303) 452-2041
Website: www.ihmco.org
Address: 11385 Grant Dr. Northglenn, CO

Meals on Wheels:
Phone: Senior Hub – (303) 426-4408

Metro Caring:
Phone: (303) 860-7200
Website: www.metrocaring.org
Helps meet basic needs including food and poverty/rent assistance.

Project Angel Heart:
Phone: (303) 830-0202
Website: www.projectangelheart.org
Address: 4950 Washington St. Denver, CO

Thornton Community Food Bank:
Phone: (303) 287-7268
Address: 8990 York St. Thornton

Westminster United Methodist Church:
Phone: (303) 429-1569
Address: 3585 W. 76th Ave. Westminster, CO
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30 PM – 4 PM.

West Adams County Salvation Army Food Bank:
Phone: (303) 428-6430, EXT 1
Address: 2821 W. 65th Pl. Denver, CO
Tuesday 9 AM – 12 PM, 1:30 PM – 5 PM; Wednesday 9 AM – 12 PM, 1:30 PM – 4 PM; Thursday 9 AM – 12 PM.
Photo ID and proof of address required. Call ahead for availability.

ACCESS Housing, Inc.:
Phone: (303) 289-7078
Website: www.acchouse.org
Emergency housing for families with young children in Adams County.

Adams County Housing Authority:
Phone: (303) 227-2075
Website: www.adamscountyhousing.com
Provides counseling & rental subsidy and self-sufficiency opportunities for low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities.

Almost Home:
Phone: (303) 659-6199
Website: www.almosthomeonline.org
Provides shelter & temporary housing assistance to persons who are homeless or who need housing assistance. Rental & utility assistance.

Arising Hope:
Phone: (303) 280-3180
Website: www.arisinghope.org
Safe emergency housing & shelter for women, their children, & their domestic pets victimized by domestic violence.

Atlantis Community:
Phone: (303) 733-9324
Assistance with Section 8 Program.

Catholic Charities:
Phone: (303) 742-0828
Assistance for rent & utilities.

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless:
Phone: (303) 293-2217
Website: www.coloradocoalition.org
Supportive, affordable housing for homeless families and individuals.

Colorado Housing Connects:
Phone: 1-844-926-6632
Website: www.coloradohousingconnects.org

Comitis – Aurora:
Phone: (303) 341-9160


Denver Metro Fair Housing Center:
Phone: (720) 279-4291
Website: www.dmfhc.org
Eliminates housing discrimination and promotes housing choice and enforcing fair housing laws.

Denver Rescue Mission:
Phone: (303) 297-1815, Security Deposit Assistance (303) 313-2440
Website: www.denverrescuemission.org
Provides emergency care, rehabilitation, & family services.

Energy Outreach Colorado:
Phone: (303) 825-8750, 1-866-432-8435
Website: www.energyoutreach.org
Bill payment assistance.

Family Homestead:
Phone: (303) 623-6514
Transitional housing for the homeless.

The Family Tree:
Phone: (303) 467-2604
Website: www.thefamilytree.org

The Gathering Place (women only):
Phone: (303) 321-4198
Website: www.tgpdenver.org
Daytime drop-in center for women, children, & transgender individuals who experience homelessness and poverty.

Growing Home:
Phone: (303) 426-0430
Website: www.growinghome.org
Provides emergency services & prevents poverty and crisis in the future.

Home Builders Foundation:
Phone: (303) 551-6721
Website: www.hbfdenver.org
Provides accessibility solutions and home modification for individuals with disabilities and financial need.

Home Repairs:

The Safety of Seniors Handyman Program w/ Volunteers of America: (303) 297-0408

Home Builders Foundation: (303) 551-6721

Rebuilding Together: (720) 524-0840

Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program: (303) 762-2342

Southwest Improvement Council/Yard Help Elder & Disabled: (303) 934-2181

Senior Resource Center: (303) 238-8151

Brother’s Redevelopment: (303) 202-6340

Adams County Assistance for Minor Home Repair: (720) 523-6201

City of Thornton Neighborhood Services: (303) 538-7600

Housing Resource Center:
Phone: 1-877-428-8844
Website: www.socialserve.com

Joshua Station:
Phone: (720) 377-1103
Website: www.joshuastationdenver.org
Provides counseling for healing from homelessness and helps develop life-skills.

Lambuth Center – Salvation Army:
Phone: (720) 305-4678
Short-term housing for families.

LEAP – Low Income Energy Assistance Program:
Phone: (303) 227-2379
Website: www.co.adams.co.us
Provides assistance to winter heating costs.

Mercy Housing:
Phone: (303) 830-3300
Website: www.mercyhousing.org

Metro Caring:
Phone: (303) 860-7200
Utility assistance.

Mile High Independent Living Center:
Phone: (303) 800-4700
Website: www.mhilc.org
Provides services to maximize independence of individuals with disabilities.

Personal Affordable Living (PAL):
Phone: (303) 422-5345
Website: www.personalaffordablelving.webs.com
Establishes high quality, affordable, community housing for adults with Developmental Disabilities.

Rebuilding Together:
Phone: (720) 524-0840
Website: www.rebuildingdenver.org
Provides home repairs, safety modifications, & energy efficiency upgrades to qualified homeowners.

Sacred Heart House:
Phone: (303) 296-6686
Website: www.sacredhearthouse.org
A shelter for homeless women & children in Denver.

Salvation Army:
Phone: Broomfield – (303) 635-3018, Denver – (303) 428-6430
Website: www.salvationarmy.org
Provides support with addiction dependency, emergency response, family tracing, and health. Week-to-week availability only.

Samaritan House:
Phone: (303) 294-7304
Website: www.ccdenver.org/samaritanhouse
Serves men, women, & children facing homelessness.

Senior’s Resource Center:
Phone: (303) 238-8151
Website: www.srcaging.org
Provides person-focused, coordinated services to enhance independence, dignity and quality of life.

STRIDE:
Phone: (303) 238-3580
Website: www.stride-co.org
Voucher program, possible waitlist, income required.

Warren Village:
Phone: (303) 321-2345
Website: www.warrenvillage.orgProvides services for single-parent families.

ADA Hotline/Americans with Disabilities Act:
Phone: 1-800-514-0301
Website: www.ada.gov
Provides technical assistance regarding the law.

Adams County Child Support Enforcement Services:
Phone: (720) 523-2600

Adams County Judicial Center – Self Help Office:
Phone: (303) 659-1161
Email: 175HRC@judicial.state.co.us

Advocacy Denver:
Phone: (303) 831-7733
Website: www.advocacydenver.org
A civil rights advocacy organization that offers legal assistance in education.

Bauer Law – Tammara Bauer:
Phone: (303) 570-5699
Address: 13611 E. 104th Ave. #200, Commerce City, CO
Website: www.tabauerlaw.com
Guardianship, conservatorship, and trusts.

Catholic Charities:
Phone: (303) 742-4971
Website: www.ccdenver.org/services/immigration-services
Immigration attorneys for the indigent & low-income.

Carrie Ann Lucas – The Center for Rights of Parents with Disabilities:
Phone: Denver – (303) 363-1131, Windsor (970) 460-6765
Website: www.disabledparentrights.org
Email: clucas@disabledparentrights.org

Casey Williams – Tolison and Williams, LLC:
Phone: (303) 500-7706
Email: casey@tolisonwilliamslaw.com
Address: 195 Telluride St. Suite 5, Brighton, CO
Guardianship & trusts.

Colorado Affordable Legal Services:
Phone: (303) 996-0010
Website: www.coloradoaffordablelegal.com
Focus on landlord/tenant and immigration matters.

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition:
Phone: (303) 839-1775
Website: www.ccdconline.org
Guardianships, special needs, trusts, and wills.

Colorado Legal Services:
Phone: (303) 837-1313
Website: www.coloradolegalservices.org
For low-income Coloradans seeking legal assistance in family law, housing, benefits, public health, and the elderly, utilities, and migrant workers.

Disability Law Center of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 722-0300
Website: www.disabilitylawco.org
Protects & promotes the rights of people with disabilities and older people through legal representation, advocacy, education and legislative analysis. Provides very limited legal representation and only for very specific issues.

Family Tree Legal Advocacy Program:
Phone: (303) 271-6559
For victims of domestic and sexual abuse.

Guardianship Alliance of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 228-5382
Website: www.guardianshipallianceofcolorado.org
Provides information, instruction, and guidance about guardianship and conservatorship of adults.

Justice & Mercy Legal Aid Clinic:
Phone: (303) 839-1008
Website: www.jamlac.org
Addresses practical legal needs of people struggling with poverty and oppression.

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountain
Phone: (303) 980-5400
Website: www.lfsrm.org/
Immigration legal services.

Metro Volunteer Lawyers:
Phone: (303) 860-1115
Website: www.denbar.org/mvl
Pro Bono arm of the Denver Bar Association providing civil legal services to financially eligible applicants.

Colorado Office of Civil Rights:
Phone: (303) 894-2997
Website: www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/civil-rights
Monitors and regulates compliance with ADA on employment, housing, public accommodations and state civil rights.

NAMI Colorado Law Line:
Phone: (303) 321-3104
Limited, free legal information to persons who contact the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) seeking information on issues related to mental health law.

Paula Tomko:
Phone: (303) 940-0306
Website: www.paulatomkolaw.com
Assists clients with bankruptcy and Social Security Disability issues.

Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center:
Phone: (303) 692-1165
Website: www.rockymountainchildrenslawcenter.org
For abused, neglected and at-risk children. Special education advocacy program.

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN):
Phone: (303) 433-2812
Website: www.rmian.orgUniversity of Denver Law Clinic:
Phone: (303) 871-6140
Website: www.lawdu.edu/clinics
Law students practice under a skill lawyer with cases in civil litigation, civil rights, community economic development, criminal defense, environmental law and mediation and arbitration.

Medical/Dental Care

Ask-A-Nurse:
Phone: (303) 777-6877

Medicaid Providers:
Provider Search: www.medicare.gov/physiciancompare/
Community Health Services: (303) 289-1086
Salud Clinic: (303) 697-2583
Clinica: (303) 650-4460
Small Smiles Dental: (303) 280-8878
Bright Eyes Vision Clinic:
Phone: (303) 920-3937
Website: www.brighteyesvision.com

Dental:
Phone: (303) 650-5800
Website: www.dentaquest.com/colorado

CHP+ (Child Health Plan Plus):
Phone: 1-800-359-1991
Website: www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/child-health-plan-plus

Colorado Access:
Phone: 1-800-511-5010
Application assistance for Medicaid.

Colorado Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped:
Phone: (303) 534-5326
Website: www.dentallifeline.org
Arranges comprehensive dental treatment to needy persons with disabilities, elderly and medically compromised individuals.

Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND):
Phone: (303) 318-0658, (303) 733-3710
Website: www.kindsmiles.org
Provides dental care & education for children of low income families.

Lions Club:
Phone: (303) 934-9330, (303) 848-2506
Assistance with eye exams, eyeglasses, and hearing aids.

Medicaid Contact Information:

  • Customer Contact Center: 1-800-221-3943
  • Nurse Advice Line: 1-800-283-3221
  • CHP+: 1-800-359-1991
  • Presumptive Eligibility (PE): 1-800-221-3943 or 1-800-359-1991
  • Ombudsman for Medicaid: (303) 830-3560 or 1-877-435-7123
  • HealthColorado: (303) 839-2120 or 1-888-367-6557
  • Apply Online: www.colorado.gov/peak

Medicaid Ombudsman:
Phone: (303) 830-3560
Provides assistance with problems and concerns involving individuals who are covered by Medicaid.

Parent Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program:
Website: www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/parents-their-childs-certified-nursing-aide-cna

Family Home Health Care:
Website: www.familyhomehc.com

All for Kids Healthcare:
Website: www.allforkidshealth.com

PASCO:
Website: www.pascohh.com

PSA Healthcare:
Website: www.psahealthcare.com

Team Select:
Website: www.teamselecthh.com

Tri-County Health Department:
Brighton: (303) 659-6090
Commerce City: (303) 288-6816
Northglenn: (303) 452-9547
Appointment Line: (303) 451-0123
Immunizations, exams and birth control.

Mental Health

CHARG Resource Center:
Phone: (303) 830-8805
Website: www.charg.org
Provides clinic resources, homeless outreach, dental & eye program and peer assistance for individuals with mental illness.

Colorado Access:
Phone: (303) 368-0037
Website: www.coaccess.com
Manages Medicaid mental health benefits.

Colorado Crisis Services:
Phone: 1-844-493-8255 (TALK)
Website: www.coloradocrisisservices.org
Address: 2551 W. 84th Ave. Westminster, CO
Confidential help for any mental health, substance use or emotional crisis, 24/7/365.

Community Reach – Adams County Mental Health Center:
Phone: (303) 853-3400, (303) 853-3500
Website: www.communityreachcenter.org
Provides mental health recovery services.

Connect for Health Colorado:
Phone: (720) 394-1166
Website: www.connectforhealthco.com/person-help/enrollment-centers/
Address: 12009 Pecos St. Westminster, CO

EMPOWER Colorado:
Phone: 1-866-213-4631
Website: www.empowercolorado.com
Support, advocacy, education and resources for children with mental health challenges.

Federation Families for Children’s Mental Health:
Phone: (303) 831-1199 EXT 103
Website: www.coloradfederation.org
Primary focus is to provide access to appropriate and timely mental health services for children, youth and families.

Kempe Center:
Phone: (303) 864-5250
Website: www.kempecenter.org
Center for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.

NAMI (Colorado) National Alliance on Mental Illness:
Phone: (303) 321-3104
Website: www.namicolorado.org
Education class for parents and caregivers to help better understand, communicate and work with behaviors of children with mental illness.

Pennock Center for Counseling:
Phone: (303) 655-9065
Website: www.pennockcounseling.org
We provide counseling and educational services to all community members regardless of income, religious affiliation or life situation.

People House:
Phone: (303) 480-5130
Website: www.peoplehouse.org
Address: 3035 W. 25th Ave. Denver, CO

Rainbow Alley
Phone: (303) 733-7743
Website: www.coloradolbt.org/rainbow_alley.html
Address: 1050 Broadway, Denver, CO
Services for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender.

Rainbow Center:
Phone: (303) 361-8180
Address: 690 W. 84th Ave. Thornton, CO

Servicios de la Raza:
Phone: (303) 458-5851
Address: 4055 Tejon St. Denver, CO

Suicide Prevention Hotline:
Phone: (303) 860-1200, Youth support line (303) 894-9000

The Initiative:
Phone: (303) 839-5510
Website: www.theinitiativeColorado.org
Advocacy for persons with disabilities who have experienced abuse to overcome barriers to safety.

Recreation

Activity Options:
Phone: (303) 358-2592
Website: www.activityoptions.com

Adam’s Camp:
Phone: (303) 563-8290
Website: www.adamscamp.org
Provides intensive therapy camps and adventure camps for children with disabilities.

Adaptive Adventures:
Phone: 877-679-2770
Website: www.adaptiveadventures.org

Camp Hope:
Phone: 1-970-484-2508
Website: www.buckhorncamp.org/camp-hope.html
A Christian summer camp for people with physical & developmental disabilities.

Camp Paha:
Phone: (303) 987-7800
Website: www.lakewood.org/paha
A summer day program for youth with disabilities.

Paha Adults Transition (PAT) ages 18-25:
Phone: (303) 987-4866
Summer day program.

Colorado Ice Wizards Hockey:
Phone: (303) 499-9366
Website: www.icewizardshockey.org
Hockey team for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Colorado Lions Camp:
Phone: (719) 687-2087
Website: www.coloradolionscamp.org
Summer programs and camps for people with disabilities ages 8 through senior adult.

Discounted State Park Pass (Columbine Pass):
Website: www.parks.state.co.us/PARKPASSES/Pages/columbinepassinfo.aspx
Reduced fee pass for Coloradans with total and permanent disabilities.

Easter Seals Camp:
Phone: (303) 569-2333
Website: www.co.easterseals.com
Provides camping programs and summer day camps.

Free Lifetime Fishing License:
Website: www.cpw.state.co.us/Documents/About/Accessibility/FreeLifetimeFishingLetter.pdf

Goldstar Learning Options:
Phone: (303) 250-6533
Website: www.gsloinc.com
Summer camp for ages 3-18.

HILLS, Inc.:
Phone: (303) 875-9149
Website: www.hills-inc.org
Summer camp for ages 15-21. Year round trips for adults with disabilities.

National Parks “Access Pass”:
Website: www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htmPass free for US citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.

National Sports Center for the Disabled:
Phone: (303) 316-1518
Website: www.nscd.org
Summer and winter activities for people with disabilities.

North Metro Community Services – Recreation Department:
Phone: (303) 457-1001
Website: www.nmetro.org/recreation_program.html

Special Olympics of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 592-1361
Website: www.specialolympicsco.org
Empowering people with intellectual disabilities to realize their full potential and develop skills through year-round sports training and competition.

Spectra:
Phone: (303) 665-6800
Website: www.spectracenter.org
Provides after school and summer programs for children with Autism.

We Rock the Spectrum Gym:
Phone: (303) 284-3049
Website: www.werockthespectrumarvada.com
Address: 8330 W. 80th Ave. #1 Arvada, CO

Wilderness on Wheels:
Phone: (303) 403-1110
Website: www.wildernessonwheels.org
Email: wildernessonwheels@gmail.com

Therapy

Altitude Behavioral Services:
Phone: (720) 256-5200
Email: altitudebehavioralservices@gmail.com

Amaryllis Therapy Network:
Phone: (303) 433-0852
Website: www.amaryllistherapy.net
Offers occupational, speech and physical therapy for infants through adolescents, and offers classes for parents.

Autism West Behavioral Partners:
Phone: (720) 634-2500
Website: www.autismwestbehavioralpartners.com
Specializing in children with no waitlist.

Behavior Services of the Rockies (BSOTR):
Phone: (720) 837-2348
Website: www.bsotr.com
Provides adult and children services, trainings, and supports.

Center for Hearing, Speech, & Language:
P
hone: (303) 322-1871
Website: www.chsl.org
A non-profit agency serving individuals with speech, hearing, language, auditory processing &/or learning disabilities. Services include: diagnostic assessment, individual therapy, advocacy, parent education.

Children Matter:
Phone: (303) 659-8822
Website: www.childrenmatterco.com
Speech and occupational therapy.

Children’s Hospital Therapy Center:
Phone: (720) 777-1330
Broomfield/Westminster

Colorado Therapy Associates:
Phone: (720) 317-6679
Website: www.colorado-therapy.com
Address: 13428 Marion St. Thornton, CO
Provides high quality assistive technology services, training, and products.

Community Reach Center:
Phone: Northglenn – (303) 853-3500, Thornton – (303) 853-3500, Brighton – (303) 853-3600
Website: www.communityreachcenter.org
Various locations in Adams County for mental health services.

Developmental Disability Consultants, PC:
Phone: (303) 337-2210
Website: www.ddconsultants.org
Mental health, home-based behavior support, counseling, parent training and skills training for children with developmental disabilities, Autism, and brain injury.

Eclipse Therapy:
Phone: (303) 777-5580
Website: www.eclipsetherapy.com

Firefly Autism:
Phone: (303) 759-1192
Website: www.fireflyautism.org
For children diagnosed with Autism.

Flatirons Behavior Services, LLC:
Phone: (720) 877-1012
Behavior services for children and adults.

Griffith Center:
Phone: Thornton (720) 485-3826
Website: www.griffithcenters.org
Individual and family therapy. Mental health needs assessment offered.

JFK Partners – Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic:
Phone: (303) 724-5226, (303) 724-7643
Website: www.jfkpartners.org

Judi’s House:
Phone: (720) 941-0331
Website: www.judishouse.org
Grief counseling for children and families.

Medicaid Behavioral Provider List:
Website: www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/pediatric-behavioral-therapies-provider-list

Oliver Behavioral Consultants:
Phone: (720) 459-7493
Email: patricia.obc@comcast.net
Address: 12201 Pecos St. Westminster, CO

Professional Pediatrics Home Care:
Phone: (303) 759-1342
Website: www.pediatrichomecare.com

Round-Up Fellowship:
Phone: (303) 757-8008
Website: www.rup.org
Address: 2250 S. Oneida St. #22 Denver, CO
Serves needs of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Scottish Rite Language Disorders Clinic:
Phone: (303) 861-2410, (303) 861-6800
Programs for prevention and treatment of childhood language disorders.

Solace Health Care:
Phone: (303) 432-8487
Website: www.solacehealthcare.com
In-home physical, occupational, and speech therapy for children.

Spectra:
Phone: (303) 665-6800
Website: www.spectracenter.org
Provides various types of therapies.

STAR Center:
Phone: (303) 221-7827
Website: www.spdstar.org
Address: 5420 S. Quebec St. Suite 103, Greenwood Village, CO
Sensory therapy for children and their families.

Successfully Social:
Phone: (303) 809-2909
Website: www.successfullysocialco.com

Therapeutic Horseback Riding:
Sometimes called Hippo therapy, horseback riding for persons with disabilities which improves overall balance, muscle control and tone, motor development and coordination.

Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center: (303) 652-9131

Miracles Therapeutic Riding Center: (303) 883-4667

Saddleup! Foundation (Elizabeth): (303) 788-1666

Giddy Up and Ride – Fort Lupton: (303) 242-4946

Thrive Autism Collaborative:
Phone: (303) 377-2820
Website: www.thriveautismcollaborative.com

Trumpet Behavioral Health:
Phone: (303) 989-8169
Website: www.tbh.com

Transportation

Adaptive Automotive:
Phone: (303) 288-6342
Website: www.adaptiveautomotive.com
Address: 333 E. 76th Ave. Denver, CO

A-Lift Adams County Community Transit:
Phone: (303) 235-6972
Website: www.a-lift.org
Provides accessible door-to-door transportation to older adults and persons with mobility impairments.

Getting There Guide:
Phone: (303) 243-3113
Website: www.gettingthereguide.com
A resource guide to transportation services in the Denver area. Available in English and Espanol.

Good Neighbor Garage:
Phone: 1-888-462-4411
Website: www.goodneighborgarage.org
Donates vehicles to those in need or helps with repairs.

Kids Wheels Corp:
Phone: (303) 202-2700

Mobility Transportation and Services:
Phone: (303) 295-3900
Website: www.mobilitytransporationdenver.com
Transports those with special needs 24/7.

Via Mobility:
Phone: (303) 447-2843
Website: www.viacolorado.org
Provides bus training and other public transportation.

RTD Access-a-Ride:
Phone: (303) 299-6000
Discount Fares & Special Discount Card (SDC): http://www.rtd-denver.com/DiscountFares.shtml

Yellow Cab/Super Shuttle:
Phone: (303) 777-7777