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Additional Resources to Support You

We understand that everyone's circumstances are unique, and not all may align perfectly with our program's criteria. If you find that you don't meet the specific requirements for our program or are in search of broader assistance, below, you'll find a list of resources that can offer further guidance, support, and opportunities tailored to a variety of needs.

Benefits Navigation

Visit My Friend Ben - My Friend Ben is a benefits screening tool that, in less than 10 minutes, let's households know the dollar value of the benefits they are entitled to and the time it takes to enroll.

Rental assistance (not mortgage)

Visit Emergency Assistance - City and County of Denver for more information and to apply. If you live outside of Denver County, you do not qualify for this emergency assistance.

Additional housing resources

Visit the Housing - City and County of Denver or need shelter, please contact 211 or visit findhelp.org or 211colorado.org.

Utility assistance

Visit the Energy Assistance Programs (LEAP, Summer Energy) - City and County of Denver or call 211.

Assistance for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault

Visit SafeHouse Denver - SafeHouse Denver serves survivors of domestic violence and their children through an Emergency Shelter, a non-residential Counseling & Advocacy Center and an Extended Stay Program.

Domestic Violence Hotline: (303) 318-9989

Visit The Blue Bench - At The Blue Bench, our mission is to eliminate sexual assault and diminish the impact it has on individuals, their loved ones and our community through comprehensive issue advocacy, prevention and care.

Sexual Assualt Hotline: 303-322-7273 (English); 303-329-0031 (Spanish)
Resource Hotline: 303-329-9922 ext 302

Food assistance

Find a Denver Food Pantry near you, visit Food Bank of the Rockies.

WIC Program is a nutrition program that provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy food, and other services free of charge to Colorado families who qualify. Call 303-602-6550 to schedule an appointment with a Denver County WIC location.

Information on SNAP, TANF Cash Help, and other state benefit programs can be found on the Apply for Benefits | Colorado PEAK.

Medical services

Find a community health center near you at Colorado Community Health Network.

Legal assistance

If you are facing eviction, visit Colorado Legal Services or visit Eviction Help - City and County of Denver.

Immigration resources

Visit the Immigrant, Refugee, & New American Resources & Supports webpage from the 2-1-1 Colorado.

Connect to nonprofit organizations and services

To connect to non-profit organizations and access services near you, please dial 211 for services in your county. Other ways to access the helpline:

- Search for resources online at 211colorado.org
- Chat with a specialist at 211colorado.org/chat
- Dial 2-1-1 or (866) 760-6489 toll-free
- Text your ZIP CODE to 898-211 *Standard message and data rates may apply.

If you are in immediate danger or need emergency assistance, call 911 first. Otherwise, for non-emergency situations, please use one of our Hotline numbers to find help.