Assisting People In Need

These member agencies assist vulnerable Coloradans in times of crisis, prevent isolation and neglect, and engage those they serve in building safe paths to success.

50ASSIST Assisting People in Need General Fund
303.861.7507 |
Support our member nonprofits working to assist people in need by helping those in crisis, experiencing isolation and neglect, and support building successful futures. 

5234 Boulder Food Rescue
Boulder Food Rescue aims to create a more just and less wasteful food system by facilitating sustainable redistribution of otherwise wasted healthy food.

5047 Boulder Voices For Children 
Boulder Voices for Children provides trained-court appointed special advocates (CASAs) to advocate for abused and neglected children in Boulder County.

5127 CASA of Jefferson & Gilpin Counties
CASA Jeffco & Gilpin recruits, trains and supports volunteers who serve as advocates for children who are victims of neglect and abuse.

5011 Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE)
303.892.8444 |
CWEE fosters personal and professional transformation for low-income families through confidence building, customized skills training and career advancement.

5045 EarthLinks
People experiencing homelessness form a supportive community leading to positive change through organic gardening, beekeeping and participation in a social enterprise creating sustainable products.

5221 Energy Outreach Colorado
Energy Outreach Colorado is the only nonprofit in Colorado raising funds to help low-income Coloradans with energy bill assistance and provide energy efficiency improvements.

5250 Family Resource Center Association
FRCA supports the vital work of Colorado's community-based Family Resource Centers as they help thousands of families each year overcome barriers, achieve their goals, and thrive.

Gateway Domestic Violence Services
Gateway Domestic Violence Services provides Emergency Shelter and Comprehensive Support Services to Victims of Domestic Violence and their dependent children.

5006 Heartland Mental Health (FKA CHARG Resource Center)
Heartland Mental Health transforms lives by providing supportive member-centered, culturally-responsive mental health, wellness and recovery services.

5198 Hunger Free Colorado
Hunger Free Colorado's mission is to connect people to food resources to meet existing needs and drive policy, systems and social change to end hunger.

5050 Project Angel Heart
Preparing and delivering nutritious meals to improve quality of life, at no cost, for those coping with life-threatening illness in metropolitan Denver and Colorado Springs.​

5051 Raise The Future
Raise the Future has designed and implemented evidence-based, wraparound services that reduce the amount of time youth in foster care live without a permanent family.

5005 Senior Assistance Center (SAC)
Promotes self-sufficiency of older adults in Denver by providing necessity-of-life services with the ultimate goal of helping clients find stable, sustainable living situations.

5156 Senior Housing Options
Senior Housing Options is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides affordable housing and critical services to low-income older adults and adults with disabilities in Colorado.

5186 Sense of Security
Sense of Security provides temporary, monthly, financial assistance to breast cancer patients to ease monetary stress during treatment. 

5240 Special Olympics of Colorado
Special Olympics Colorado advocates and creates lifelong opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities through sports training and competitions, school activities, and health screenings and education.

5241 StableStrides
StableStrides connects children, adults, service members, and veterans addressing physical and mental health disabilities to horses and the therapy they provide to improve well-being and create stronger communities.

5163 The Delores Project
The Delores Project partners with individuals experiencing barriers to housing by providing safe, reliable shelter and housing coupled with onsite services as people move towards stability.

5024 The Empowerment Program, Inc.
Empowerment is a behavioral health organization that empowers women to overcome issues of substance abuse, trauma, mental health, homelessness, poverty, lack of education, and unemployment.

5026 The Gathering Place
Denver's only daytime refuge for women, children, and transgender individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness. TGP meets basic needs, fosters personal growth, and builds supportive community. ​

​5021 The Initiative
Through the direct services and the outreach program, The Initiative advocates for persons with disabilities who are victims of abuse.

5080 Urban Servant Corps
Urban Servant Corps is a one-year, full-time Lutheran volunteer program. Volunteers live in intentional community and embrace values of simplicity and spirituality while serving nonprofits.

Warren Village
Warren Village's Two-Generation approach provides opportunities and resources to empower families. This holistic approach includes safe and affordable housing, onsite early childcare and self-sufficiency programming.

5247 WeeCycle 
720.319.7792 |
WeeCycle's mission is twofold: to support families with infants and toddlers struggling to provide for their children; and, to contribute to a healthier, more sustainable planet.

5052 Women's Bean Project
303.292.1919 |
Women's Bean Project employs chronically unemployed and impoverished women in transitional employment, teaching job readiness and life-skills needed to keep a career entry-level position.​