Homeless Shelters

General Emergency Housing Resources:


7190 Commerce City, CO 80222
Place to go for CCAP (Child Care), Food Stamps, TANFF, etc.  Aurora Housing Authority is only a couple of buildings away.

****go to the 3CE Building at 7117 Federal Blvd. in Westminster to get quicker access to all Adams County PEAK Social Services.  You can apply for all social programs at 3CE.

Adams County Housing Authority
(720) 295-0111
Rent and Utility Assistance Available for folk behind on bills
Have 1st months Rent and Deposit Assistance Programs
Must attend Monday Morning Workshop at 7190 Colorado Blvd. Commerce City, Co from
8:45AM-11AM that are held twice a month

Jefferson County Housing Authority
1411 8th St.
Golden, CO

Aurora Housing Authority
17236 E. Baltic Pl.
Aurora, CO 80013

Denver Housing Authority
2020 So. Vallejo St.
Denver, CO 80223

Arapahoe County Housing Authority
1690 W. Littleton Blvd.  Suite 300
Littleton, CO 80120

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
2111 Champa St. Denver 80205
(303) 293-2217
Colorado Coalition is not a shelter, but a housing resource center for those facing homelessness.

Veteran’s Shelters:

Volunteers of America (VOA) – Veteran’s Services Programs
1247 Santa Fe Dr.
Denver, CO 80204
Offers access to 1st month’s and deposit assistance to Veterans who qualify

Single Night Shelters:

Aurora Warms the Night
1544 Elmira St.
Aurora, CO 80010
Offers single night emergency motel vouchers for homeless individuals and families on those nights with severe weather or when temperatures are expected to dip below 20 degrees at night
Open between months of October and April. Not open other nights. Also provide daily survival supplies (food and hygiene plus winter gear)

Women’s Shelters:

Brandon Center
Single women and children under 18
(303) 620-9190

Champa House
Long-term residential program for single mothers with children 12 and under
2544 Champa St. Denver, Co 80205
(303) 294-9961

Damen House
Emergency shelter for homeless women with children.
2851 W. 52nd Ave. Denver, Co
(303) 433-4280

Delores Project
Provides shelter for unaccompanied women. In particular, The Delores project is a safe place for those members of the LGBTQ community who are without a safe play to stay at night.
(303) 534-5411

Open Door Ministries – Chayah House
For adult women experiencing homelessness, drug or alcohol addictions, domestic situations, financial crisis, trauma from abuse, or need and desire a faith-based housing program.
(303) 830-2201

Open Door Ministries – Esther House
Transitional housing for women leaving the sex-trade industry, addictions, or other destructive lifestyles.
(303) 830-2201

Open Door Ministries – Treasure House
Three month to two year transitional program for single moms, ages 18 and up, who are in crisis. The program serves single moms and their children by providing housing, parenting skills and Christian discipleship.
(303) 830-2201

Sacred Heart House
Emergency and transitional housing for homeless mothers with children and single women
2844 Lawrence Street Denver, Co.
(303) 296-6686

Samaritan House
Provides transitional housing, clothing, clinic, and employment office.
2301 Lawrence Street Denver, Co 80205
(303) 294-0241

Safehouse Denver
Counseling/advocacy and shelter, 24 hour crisis hotline, bilingual and serves a diverse population. Emergency shelter for battered women and their children.
1649 Downing Street Denver, Co 80218
(303) 318-9989

The Gathering Place
Day center for homeless women and their children
1535 High Street Denver, Co 80218
(303) 321-4198

Men’s Shelters:

Boulder Shelter for and the Homeless
Shelter closed between April 30 and October 1
4869 N. Broadway Boulder, Co
(303) 442-4646

Denver Rescue Mission
Provides 3 meals a day, housing for men and long-term recovery program
1130 Park Avenue West Denver, Co 80205
(303) 294-0517

New Genesis
Provides dorm-room housing for drug-free men who have jobs. Weekly fee for dorm-room setting is $56.00
1680 Sherman Street Denver, Co 80203
(303) 831-4910

Samaritan House
Provides shelter for 320 men, women, and children along with clothing. Clinic, and employment office.
2301 Lawrence Street Denver, Co 80205
(303) 294-0241

SonRise Properties, LLC
Offers affordable, clean and safe felon friendly housing in the Denver metro area of Colorado. Offers both shared living arrangements and regular rentals with no background check, credit check, or income ratio check.
300 E Miller Ct suite 478 Castle Rock, Co
(720) 334-2949

Family Shelters:

ACCESS Housing
30 day temporary housing for families and children. Can occasionally help with rent.
6978 Colorado Blvd Commerce City, Co
(303) 289-7078

Almost Home
Provides family shelter in Adams and Southern Weld County. Can occasionally help with rent.
231 N Main Street Brighton, Co 80601
(303) 659-6199

Arapahoe House
Transitional housing for single adults and families with documented substance abuse history
(303) 657-3700

Arising Hope
Shelter for women who are victims of Domestic Violence
(303) 280-3180

Champa House
A Christian faith program through Denver Rescue Mission for single women with dependent children.
(303) 294-9961

Colorado Homeless Families
Provides transitional housing for families. Requires thorough application process. Call for phone screening and details.
(303) 420-6634

Comitis Crisis Center
Shelter for families with children that are 12-17 years of age
2178 Victor Street Aurora, Co
(303) 343-9890

Family Homestead
Provides emergency housing for families for up to 90 days. Transitional program is 6-month max.
999 Decatur Denver, Co
(303) 623-6514

Family Promise
Family Promise cannot accept walk-ins. Families must call first.
419 Lipan St. Denver, Co
(303) 675-0713

Family Rescue Ministry – Denver Rescue Mission
Rent Assistance program – does require case management and program participation
5725 E. 39th Ave. Denver, Co
(303) 297-1815

Family Tree – House of Hope
Provides 90 day shelter for homeless mothers and their children
3301 S Grant St Englewood, Co
(303) 762-9525

Father Ed Judy House
Provides shelter for single mothers with children
4024 S Newton St. Denver, Co
(303) 866-7641

Growing Home
Provides shelter for families
(303) 426-0430

New Genesis
Provides shelter for families and single adults with an emphasis on recovery
1680 Sherman St. Denver, Co
(303) 881-0953
Provides shelter for families and single adults with an emphasis on recovery

Hope House
Provides services and housing for young mothers ages 16-21. Church attendance and high school degree is required.
(303) 429-1012

Jeffco Action Center
Provides shelter for families, singles, and couples
8755 West 14th Ave Lakewood, Co
(303) 237-7704

Joshua Station
Transitional housing for working families
2330 W Mulberry Pl. Denver, Co
(303) 592-1555

Salvation Army – Lambuth Center
Serves variety of families including single dads with children.
2741 North Federal Denver, Co

STARS Program
Transitional program for families – does have low cost associated with stay
3501 E. 46th Ave. Denver, Co
(303) 297-1815

Provides shelter for families
5400 W Cedar Ave. Lakewood, Co
(303) 238-3580

Warren Village
Provides transitional housing for single-parent families
1323 Gilpin St Denver, Co
(303) 320-5036

Youth Shelters:

Comitis 180 Street Outreach
Day and night shelter for youth ages 12-17. Emergency overnight shelter for young adults ages 18-22 available from 6PM to 7AM.
2178 Victor Street Aurora, Co
(303) 343-9890

Crisis shelter for youth 11-17 years old
1629 Simms Street Lakewood, Co 80215
(303) 235-0630

The Link
Serves youth between ages of 7-17 and provides behavioral assessment including mental health and substance use screening, family mediation, case management, alternative to expulsion services, truancy intervention, early gang intervention, municipal court diversion/probation, Aggression replacement therapy, and gender specific life-skills groups.
Does not provide overnight shelter.
The Sanctuary 8461 Delaware Street Thornton, Co 80260
(720) 292-2811

Urban Peak
Help for homeless and runaway youth ages 16-20
1630 S Acoma Street Denver, Co
(303) 777-9198

VOA Transitional Housing for Youth
Provides housing programs for youth 16-23 years of age
455 Bannock St Denver, Co
(720) 217-3884


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