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Transitional Housing Programs

Comitis Aurora 2178 Victor Street 303-343-9890 single men and women and families. up to 2 months
Inside/Out, A Community Re-Entry Place Aurora 14221 E 4th Avenue, Suite 330 M-F: 10am - 6pm 720-207-5051 Serves single men and women. Provides low-income shared housing for people coming out of jail and prison. Cost is $125 week/$500 month. Offers help with getting ID docs, applying for assistance, connecting to resources, ministry, employment connections, and support system community. Many of staff are formerly incarcerated/recovering. 
Ready to Work  Boulder 4747 Table Mesa Drive M-F: 9am - 5pm 303-575-4690 Ready to Work is a transitional housing program sponsored by Bridge House Resource Center. It provides single homeless adults with housing (dorm style) and employment for up to one year. The program has 44 spots and helps people with a criminal record and history of substance abuse. Must do a two-week internship. Talk to a case manager at Bridge House Resource Center at the Annex or the Boulder Shelter for the Homeless. The program can't accept anyone with a sex offense or arson charge.

Almost Home


Brighton 231 N Main Street M-F: 9am - 5pm 303-659-6199 Serves families, can be one adult, children must be under 18. Call first for interview and to see if there is housing available. Offers 30-45 day stay with case management. Must be drug and alcohol free and follow through on goals. $35 one-time fee plus $7 background check per adult. Can't accept anyone with violent offense, domestic violence, or sex offense conviction. Priority given to people with employment and transportation.

Salvation Army's New Beginnings, Fresh Start, and Hope House


Colorado Springs Call for address M-F: 9am - noon, 1-4pm 719-635-1287 New Beginnings is a transitional housing program for single women and men. Hope House is a group home for men. Fresh Start is a transitional housing program for families. All offer up to two-year programs to help you get stabilized. Singles share an apartment or group home and families have an apartment. Families must include children under the age of 18 and if both parents are present they must be married. Must take classes such as life skills and work with a case manager. Access through case manager at Salvation Army at RJ Montgomery Center or through case manager referral from another agency. Must be commited to not using any drugs or alcohol, including prescription drugs that show up on a drug screen. You pay 30% gross income as a program fee but no rent. 

ACCESS Housing


Commerce City


6978 Colorado Boulevard M-Th: 8am - 5pm 303-289-7078 Serves families with children for up to 60 days. Parents must be over 18. Call to see if you qualify. Must have full-time work, be williing to follow strict rules, and case management. Must not use drugs or alcohol. 
ARC Adult Rehab Center Denver 4751 N Broadway   303-294-0827 Serves single men with a six-month sobriety program. Run by the Salvation Army and faith-based. Provides housing, therapy, counseling, spiritual guidance, and life skills. The program is free but you are expected to follow the program and gain the skills you need to return to the community and employment.
Champa House Denver 2544 Champa Street M-F: 8am - 5pm
answered 24/7
303-294-9961 Transitional housing program for single mothers and their children under the age of 12. 1-2 year program. Offers much counseling, education, support. Goal is to help you move from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Must not use drugs or alcohol and have 90 days of sobriety before entering program. A Denver Rescue Mission program.
Charity's House Ministries Denver 3022 Welton Street M-F: 9:30am - 5pm 303-291-0275 For homeless men leaving prison or jail. Offers 16 beds close to downtown Denver in either shared houses or apartments. Must be willing to follow rules, work with case manager, and accept random drug testing. Faith-based. Requires that you fill out an application you can download from website or drop by their office. Rents are up to $100 a week, depending upon income. People aren't turned away if they're broke. Can't accept anyone convicted of a violent crime or sex offense. Charity's House Ministries has a long history of helping people who are coming out of prison or jail.
Chaya House Denver 303-830-2201 Women's transitional housing
Ester House Denver 1530 Marion Street 303-830-2201 For women in sex trade
Family Homestead Denver 999 Decatur Street 303-623-6514 Single and two-parent families. Up to six months' stay in an apartment. Must work at least 32 hours per week.
Family Promise of Greater Denver Denver Call for address M-F: 9am - 5pm 303-675-0713 Serves single or two-parent families with children under 18. Offers 30-90 day program with shelter and case management for free. Call to see if your family qualifies. This is followed by a face-to-face interview. Housing is provided by area churches that rotate every week. Must be willing to work, employed, or going to school, and willing to work with case manager. Must have a CO ID, SS card, and birth certificate for that child. Can't accept anyone with a violent conviction or child abuse conviction, except could be case-by-case if several years have passed. Offers help getting employment through case manager and housing connections.
Father Ed Judy House Denver 4024 S Newton Street, Building K-E See Tips section 720.799.9400 Serves homeless women with children. Offers case management, GED classes, life skill classes. Must not use drugs or alcohol. No fees. Must get referral from a community agency to get on their list. Ask a case manager at an emergency shelter to see if you can get referred.
Harbor LIght Center Denver 2136 Champa M-F: 9am - 5pm 720-305-5665 Serves single men with a program run by the Salvation Army. Provides housing, case management, job readiness classes, and life skills classes. Dual treatment sobriety program for men. Must have 30 days of sobriety prior to starting program. Call and talk to intake coordinator at Harbor Light. Program is 90-180 days. You must be committed to going through the program. It is free, but there are expectations and you will need to get a job.
Joshua Station Denver 2330 W Mulberry Place 720-377-1103 Single or two-parent families. One parent must be on TANF.
Joy House Denver 303-863-8368 Single mothers only
Lambuth Center Denver 28th & Federal 303-477-3758 Single or two-parent families.
Providence House Denver 801 Logan Street 303-860-8404 Single men and women. 18-month program for people battling substance abuse. Faith-based. 
Samaritan House Extended Stay Program Denver 2301 Lawrence Street 24/7 303-294-0241 For single men, women, and families. 120 day program to help you get self-sufficient. To get in the program, you must be willing to work for an income or able to apply for benefits, saving 80% of income, seeking long-term housing, and working with case manager. Must be clean and sober. Weekly chores expected. Provides classes such as life skills and addictions. Free. To enroll, ask to speak to a case manager at Samaritan House or ask about the lottery system for men, women, and families. Can't take anyone with a violent or sex offense, or arson.
Step 13 Denver 2029 Larimer Street M-Th: 8am - noon 303-295-7837 Residential 12-step addictions recovery program for men. Offers sobriety programs, employment training and placement, life skills classes, and voluntary spiriitual program. Must pass be committed to being sober.
Street's Hope Denver

PO Box 19416,   80219


Housing and services for women leaving sex trafficking/industry. Potential clients need to contact admissions team and complete application. Nonresidential program also available.

The Haven Denver 3630 W Princeton Circle 303-761-7626 Women and their children, helps women with chronic substance abuse issues
The Lighthouse Open Door Ministries Denver 303-830-2201 Single men
Victory Outreach Denver 303-937-7560 Men. one-year recovery program
Victory Outreach  Denver 303-455-7410 Women. One-year recovery program
Volunteers of America Back Home Denver 1247 Santa Fe Drive M-F: 8am - 4pm 720-501-3368 For military veterans who are homeless and looking for permanent housng. Call to see if you're eligible, which includes your income is below $28K, other than dishonorable discharge, served at least one day of active duty service, homeless (living with friends is NOT considered homeless for this program), etc..
Volunteers of America Brandon Safe Haven Denver 24/7 303-620-9190 For homeless women and for women seeking refuge from domestic violence. Offers meals, case management, educational support, and other help to get you stabilized and living on your own. You must be referred by a community service provider.
Volunteers of America Irving Street Women's Residence Denver 601 S Irving Street 303-934-9501 For chronically homeless women who are disabled or have mental health issues. You must be referred by a community agency. Provides home-like place to live with daily activities, case management, and counseling.
House of Hope



3301 S Grant Street 24/7 303-762-9525 Serves adult women and their children for up to 90-day stay. Offers case management and help with resources. Must not use drugs and alcohol.

Catholic Charities The Mission Homeless Shelter


Fort Collins


460 Linden Center Dr, CO 80524 M-F: 8am-5pm 970-484-5010 The Mission provides temporary housing for men and women with 120-day program requirement. Employment and lifeskills class series with regular case managment. Hot meals are provided, as well as washer and dryer, bus passes, and funds for birth certificates in all 50 states. (No sex offenders)
Steps to Success at Fort Collins Rescue Mission Fort Collins 316 Jefferson Street M-F: 9am - 3:30 pm 970-224-4302 Serves men and women. A residential program of 3-10 months for people at Fort Collins Rescue Mission. You must be willing to stay drug and alcohol free and address your causes of homelessness. Program has classes to help with life skills, job search, re-entry. Free and faith-based. Talk to a case manager at Fort Collins Rescue Mission if you're interested. Currently has a wait list of 1-2 months. You are also expected to be employed and saving your money for renting in the future.
Volunteers of America Back Home Fort Collins Call for address  M-F: 8am - 4pm 970-644-5220 For military veterans who are homeless and looking for permanent housng. Call to see if you're eligible, which includes your income is below $28K, other than dishonorable discharge, served at least one day of active duty service, homeless (living with friends is NOT considered homeless for this program), etc.. They usually meet people at The Murphy Center for Hope at 424 Conifer Street in Fort Collins. Call to make an appointment and to get location.
Stride Lakewood 303-238-3580 Single or two-parent families
A Future and a Hope Littleton PO Box 2922, 80161 M-F: 8am - 5pm 303-916-1164 Provides private and shared rooms for men and women. Not for couples or families. Faith-based. Write or call for addresses. Reasonable rent. Must be on parole.
Christlife Ministries Pueblo 1211 N Main Street M-Th: 8:30am - 4pm
F: 8:30am - noon
719.647.9235 Serves single men and women. Provides shared living in apartments and houses at a cost of @$450 month. Also provides employment program, classes on life skills, parenting, counseling, computer lab, substance abuse support. Faith-based but open to all. 
Arapahoe House Thornton 8801 Lipan Street M-F: 8am - 5pm 303-657-3700 For homeless men and women struggling with addiction. Address listed  is administrative headquarters. Has 11 locations in Denver metro area. Call to ask for help and learn more. Phone is answered M-Sat: 8am - 7pm.

New Life Program at Harvest Farm


Wellington 1130 Park Avenue West M-F: 9am - 5pm 303-294-0157 Serves single men. An 18-month residential rehabilitation program for people struggling with drug/alcohol addiction. Faith-based and free. Farm-based: you will live in Wellington, CO and work on the farm while you take classes, counseling, bible study, etc. No cell phones or computers. You need to work with a case manager at Denver Rescue Mission to be accepted. Currently has a 1-4 month waiting list. If interested, ask about intake hours at the emergency shelter.

Growing Home


Westminster 3489 West 72nd Avenue M-F: 9am - 5pm, SS: 10am - 12 noon 303-426-0430 Serves homeless adults with children. You must call for initial phone screening to see if you qualify. No one can get into the shelter on the same day they call.  Can only help about four families at a time. You must be willing to work with the program and its classes and remain drug and alcohol free. SHOULD THIS GO INTO TRANSITIONAL HOUSING?
Family Tree Housing & Family Services Wheat Ridge 3805 Marshall Street M-F: 9am - 4pm  303-467-2604 Serves single men and women, families, and youth. Family Tree offers permanent housing and transitional housing programs for people who are homeless. The service is free and they offer a housing subsidy, case management, and connections to other resources. You can call, write (zip code is 80033), or walk in to ask for help. If you can visit in person, this may be best because their phone lines are very busy. Family Tree helps people in the seven Denver metro counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson. They know of "felon-friendly" landlords so may be able to help you find a place to rent if you don't qualify for their housing programs. 


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