Basic Needs
Emergency Shelter, Hunger Assistance, Housing, Clothing/Home Goods, Transportation

 
If you or someone you know is in an emergency, call 911 immediately. 
If you are in crisis or are experiencing difficult or suicidal thoughts, call 988 or the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273 TALK (8255) 

Food Pantries throughout El Paso County

Centrol Mundial De Alabanza – 2601 E St Vrain 80909;-719-460-4392

  • Saturdays 11am-1pm

Colorado Springs Central SDA Church – 1305 N Union Blvd;-719-634-1682

  • Mondays: 10am-2:30pm
  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays: 1:30pm-4pm

Connections4Life – 6436 US Hwy 85, Suite U, Fountain 80817;-719-387-9919

  • Open 4-7:30 every Thursday for weekly drive-thru food pantry serving residents living in zip codes 80911, 80902, 80925, 80913, 80817.
  • 1st and 3rd Friday 9 am-3 pm – Commodities and Senior boxes to all residents of El Paso County

Crossfire Ministries – 2120 La Salle St 80909;-719-447-1806

  • Tuesdays 10 am-7 pm

Fish and Loaves – 2221 N Wahsatch Ave 80907;-719-633-7661

  • Saturdays 9am-12pm

Good News Foundation – 125 N Parkside Dr #105 80909;-719-638-8985

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am-1:30 pm

Grab and Go bagged lunches at New Directions Agape Services – 2060 Jetwing Dr

  • Monday through Friday 12:00 – 2:00

Mt Calvary Lutheran Church – 1318 N Circle Dr 80909;-719-634-1053

  • Wednesdays 10 am-1 pm

No Cost Drive through Grocery Programs at Colorado Springs Food Rescue Office – 917 East Moreno Ave

  • Tuesday – Thursday at 3:00 until food runs out
  • Saturday- 12:00pm until food runs out

Pikes Peak Christian Church– 4955 Bradley Rd, 80911; 719-392-9061

  • Mondays, Wednesdays-10:00-12:00/1:00-4:00
  • Fridays-09:00am-12:00pm.

Salvation Army – 908 Yuma St 80909;-719-884-1034

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 11 am-3 pm

SoCo Heating and Cooling Free Grocery Delivery for Seniors

  • Contact if you or someone you know needs help with grocery delivery
  • 719-551-2232 /office@socoheatingandcooling.com

United Way Food Box Delivery Program – Call 211, and they will deliver a food box to your doorstep within 24-48 hours

Emergency Shelters

Crawford House (Veterans Receiving Care Through the VA)-719- 477-1639    

New Promise (Families With Children -18)-719- 358-6220    

RJ Montgomery Center-Salvation Army (Adults, Adults w/ Children)-719-578-9190 

Springs Rescue Mission (Adults 18+)-719- 632-1822    

TESSA (Survivors of Domestic Violence)-719- 633-3819    

The Place (Youth 15-20)-719- 630-3223    

Urban Peak Emergency Shelter-719-630-3223

Non-Emergent Housing Assistance

Family Promise of Colorado Springs-719-329-1244 
www.familypromise.org 
519 N. Tejon St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903 
Provides transitional housing for low-income and homeless families with minor children. Office and intake hours: Mon. – Fri., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community -(719) 662-1100 
https://www.coloradocoalition.org/fortlyon
30999 Co Rd 15, Las Animas, CO 81054      
The Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community provides recovery-oriented transitional housing to individuals experiencing homelessness. The program combines housing with peer support, educational, vocational, and employment services for up to 250 people currently or formally experiencing homelessness from across the state of Colorado, emphasizing serving veterans experiencing homelessness. 

Greccio Housing-719-475-1422 
www.greccio.org 
1015 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 110, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 
Affordable rental housing is available to income-qualified individuals, families, seniors, and veterans. 

Homeward Pikes-Housing First-(719)473-5557  

https://homewardpp.org/

Scatter-site Permanent Supportive Housing for folks with a disability (dual diagnoses and/or physical) and who are chronically homeless. Clients are selected through coordinated entry (CE). Clients must complete VISPDAT to be placed on CE list. For more information contact Heather Ryan-Figueroa – (718) 213-9229 

Housing Rehabilitation Program -719-385-5912  
Provide financial assistance through grants and loans to improve housing conditions for qualifying low and moderate low-income households within the city of colorado springs and el paso county   

Partners in Housing-719-473-8890 
www.partnersinhousing.org 
455 Gold Pass Heights St., Colorado Springs, CO 80906 
Homeless families with children can apply for transitional housing and supportive case management for up to one year. 

Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust  719-447-9300 
www.rmclt.org 
1212 W. Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80904 
Provides permanent, quality, affordable housing opportunities to limited-income families. 

Clothing, Household Goods, Furniture

Assistance League of Colorado Springs-719-475-1029
https://www.assistanceleague.org/colorado-springs/
405 South Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO. 80903

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado-719-329-0251 
www.ccharitiescc.org 
14 W. Bijou, Colorado Springs,

COCharity’s Hope Food & Clothing Pantry-719-332-2360 
315 South Hancock Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903  

CrossFire Ministries, Inc.- 719-447-1806  
www.crossfireministries.com 
2120 E. LaSalle St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909 

Eastern Plains Community Pantry-719-347-2976 
701 4th St. Calhan, Colorado

God’s Pantry Ministry-719-382-0643  
102 N Main St. Fountain, Colorado Springs, CO. 80917 

High Plains Helping Hands -719-495-3123 
7375 Adventure Way, Colorado Springs, CO.8092

Mercy’s Gate -719-277-7470  
4360 Montebello Drive, Suite #300, Colorado Springs, CO. 80918 

Seventh-Day Adventist Community Center-719-634-1682 
1305 N Union Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO. 80909 

Southgate Ecumenical Resource Center (SERC)-719-761-0833 
1615 E Cheyenne Rd. Colorado Springs, CO. 80905 

Springs Rescue Mission- 719-632-1822  
www.springsrescuemission.org  
5 West Las Vegas St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903 

Stratmoor Community Center- 719-502-7096 
www.stratmoorhillsumc.org
2027 B Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80902 

The Resource Exchange (TRE)-719-380-1100
https://www.tre.org/
418 S. Weber St. Colorado Springs, CO. 80903   

Westside Cares (WSC)-719-389-0759 
westsidecares.org
2808 W Colorado Ave. Colorado Springs, CO.80904

Crisis and Suicide Prevention

Colorado Crisis Services 1-844-493-8255 or Text “Talk” to 38255 
https://coloradocrisisservices.org/ 
Confidential help and text line for individuals struggling with a mental health crisis. 

Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention-719-573-7447 
https://www.pikespeaksuicideprevention.org/ 
704 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO. 80903 
The mission is to unite the community in addressing suicide in the Pikes Peak Region through education, intervention, and postvention.

Transportation

Amblicab-719-633-4601, 719-633-4677 (To request a ride)
www.amblicab.org
5640 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Supports independent living for persons with disabilities, the elderly, and low-income citizens in the Pikes Peak region.

BUSTANG- 719-385-RIDE (7433)
www.ridebustang.com
Colorado DepartmentTransportation’son’s (CDOT) interregional express bus service that connects transit entities along the I-25 and I-70 corridors• Mountain

Mountain Metro Transit (MMT) 719-385-RIDE
1015 Transit Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
www.transit.coloradosprings.gov
provides the public with clean, safe, and economical bus services in the Pikes Peak region. Bus routes include service into Manitou Springs, north to Chapel Hills Mall, and south into the Widefield area.

Other services provided:
• Mountain Metro Mobility: A complimentary ADA paratransit service for individuals with mobility needs that prevent them from using the fixed-route bus system.
• Mountain Metro Rides: Offers alternative transportation options by encouraging people to commute by carpool, vanpool, bicycling, or walking.
• Bike-n-Bus Program: Passengers can use their bicycles for part of the trip and the bus for the rest by using the mounted bike racks on the front of each MM bus.
• Vanpool: Commuters who live and work near each other can share the ride and pay a low monthly fare for a minivan seating up to 8 or a full-size van seating up to 12 people. All fuel, maintenance, and insurances are included.

Manitou Springs Free Shuttle719-685-5089
www.manitousprings.org
354 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Serves the Incline, Pikes Peak COG Railway, as well as Manitou Ave., operates 365

City of Fountain Municipal Transit-719-392-3500
www.fountaincolorado.org
116 S Main St., Fountain, CO 80817
Provides bus transportation to the public, elderly and disabled riders. Offers a deviated fixed route. Visit website for more detailed information.

Free Medicaid Transportation Services

Medicaid has partnered with transportation services throughout Colorado to provide a means of getting to and from non-emergent medical appointments at zero cost. These services can be reserved onliine or over the phone and must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

Blue Skies Transportation -719-357-9070
https://www.blueskiestransportation.com

Envida -719-633-4677
https://envidacares.org

Kador Transportation-(719) 470-0227

Medride -719-545-3333
https://medridecolorado.com/

Transit to Care -719-644-6005
https://www.transit2care.com/

Z-Trip – COS -719-766-4567
https://www.ztrip.com/colorado-springs/

 

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