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)
2-1-1 United Way- toll-free one-call access to over 400 service providers in El Paso, Teller, and six other Colorado counties. The 2-1-1 service is designed to help those in need get easy and quick access to agencies that can assist them. Call to speak with a knowledgeable operator who will look up important agency, program, and service information and provide referrals to the caller. For a link to 2-1-1 services online, visit http://211colorado.org.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
405 South Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado- (719) 636-2345
14 W. Bijou, Colorado Springs,
COCharity’s Hope Food & Clothing Pantry-(719) 332-2360
315 South Hancock Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Connie’s Cupboard- (719) 205-5853
594 S Santa Fe Ave, Fountain, CO, United States, Colorado
CrossFire Ministries, Inc.- (719) 447-1806
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
Goodwill Colorado Springs
High Plains Helping Hands -(719) 495-3123
7375 Adventure Way, Colorado Springs, CO.8092
2323 W. Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Laundry Love washes the clothes and bedding of low/no income families and person(s) across the US. We brighten the lives of thousands of people through love, dignity, and detergent by partnering with diverse groups and laundromats nationwide.
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
3 (SERC)-(719) 761-0833
1615 E Cheyenne Rd. Colorado Springs, CO. 80905
Springs Rescue Mission- (719) 632-1822
5 West Las Vegas St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Stratmoor Community Center- (719) 502-7096
2027 B Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80902
The Place – Drop In Center–(719) 244-3959
Day center for homeless youth ages 15-24 to receive a variety of services such as case management, hygiene and cold weather supplies, housing resources, employment assistance, and much more.
Sanctuary Church – Shower House
1930 W Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
The Resource Exchange (TRE)-(719) 380-1100
418 S. Weber St. Colorado Springs, CO. 80903
Westside Cares (WSC)-(719) 389-0759
2808 W Colorado Ave. Colorado Springs, CO.80904
Food Programs/ Hunger Assistance
Hunger Free Colorado Food Resource Hotline (855-855-4626)
M-F (8 am – 4:30 pm). All information is confidential and bilingual staff are ready to help Coloradans find food and nutrition resources in their community and assist in applying to federal nutrition programs such as SNAP.
Use Hunger Free Colorado’s Food Finder page to “find information on community resources, food and nutrition programs, and other public benefits designed to support you and your loved ones.” https://hungerfreecolorado.org/find-food/
Government Food Assistance Programs:
SNAP(Food Stamps)-Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program-federal nutrition program to help low-income households purchase food. It provides a monthly benefit that helps families and individuals buy the food they need for good health.
For Application information
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)-Provides healthy meals and snacks to children and adults receiving day care, Call: 303-692-2330
National School Lunch Program (NSLP) –Provides low-cost or free lunches to school children. Call: 303-866-6600
School Breakfast Program (SBP) -Provides low-cost or free meals to school children. Call: 303-866-6661
Special Milk Program -Offers milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps. Call: 303-866-6661
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) -Provides free meals and snacks to help low-income children in the summer months. Call: 303-866-6661
Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) -Healthy foods, breastfeeding support, nutrition education, health care referrals. Call: 303-692-2000
Pantries throughout El Paso County
Visit https://careandshare.org/FindFood/ To find neighborhood food pantries, including hours and updates on services in your area and mobile food pantries throughout Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, and Pueblo
Mt Carmel Veterans Services Drive-Thru Food Distribution
Norris Penrose Event Center Upper Lot-1125 W. Moreno St.
Every Other Friday, distribution begins at 11:00
runs until supplies are depleted
Visit https://www.veteranscenter.org/ for more information.
Centrol Mundial De Alabanza – 2601 E St Vrain 80909;-(719)460-4392
Colorado Springs Central SDA Church – 1305 N Union Blvd;-(719) 634-1682
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, and 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
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
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 /firstname.lastname@example.org
United Way Food Box Delivery Program – Call 211, and they will deliver a food box to your doorstep within 24-48 hours
Amblicab-719-633-4601, 719-633-4677 (To request a ride)
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)
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
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
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
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.
Axel Medical Transportation-719-401-7870
BestCare LLC-719-920-5580 / 720-280-8478
Bestcare Transport Solutions-720-451-9748
Good Neighbor Medical Transportation 719-210-6491
Joy care medical transport 719-766-228
Kador Transportation-(719) 470-0227
Light Transportation 719-877-3466 or 720-771-0241
Made Star Medical Transportation 719-755-9495, 720-871-2555
Medride -719-545-3333 https://medridecolorado.com/
Premier Med Transportation Nonemergency Medical Transportation, 773-679-8241 719-551-1028.
Rocky Mountain Transportation Nonemergency Medical Transportation 719-551-1280, 719-551-1028 Colorado Springs, Denver Pueblo
Royal Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, Dispatch:719-551-7123 720-940-6688 720-416-2678
Super Medical Ride Nonemergency Medical Transportation 719-400-8090
Transit to Care -719-644-6005 https://www.transit2care.com/
Unicare Medride NEMT Ambulatory and Wheelchair Services 719-413-3238 or 709-249-6766
Z-Trip – COS -719-766-4567 https://www.ztrip.com/colorado-springs/
Additional Resource Guides:
TRE (The Resource Exchange)