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Mailing Address: 219 E Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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City Engagement Partners

04.10.19 | Mission | by Laura Mueller

    Catholic Charities/Family Connections

    917 E Moreno Ave, 80903

    Family Connections combines the Family Day Center, Family Mentor Alliance, Life Support Services, and a myriad of other programs to help families thrive, not just survive. From families experiencing poverty, crisis, who are homeless, or on the verge of homelessness, to those seeking educational opportunities for their children, families can access the appropriate program to help meet their needs. Through Family Life Coaches, (a family strengthening model of case management), families will work to build skills and mindsets over a period of time to move forward, providing positive self-efficacy and motivation to either reach stability or moving to a higher level of security.

    Serve with Family Connections

    Catholic Charities/Marian House

    228 N Cascade Ave, 80903

    A part of Catholic Charities, the soup kitchen offers hot meal 365 days a year to anyone who comes through their doors. On average, they serve 600 meals per day.

    Serve with the Marian House 

    COSILoveYou

    1628 W Bijou St, 80904

    COSILoveYou is a City Gospel Movement in Colorado Springs. Their mission is to unite and ignite the local Church to love the city. The vision: That every woman, man and child would experience the tangible love of God. They want to be the hands and feet of Jesus to those in need – bringing love and restoration to our city through uniting our local churches and inspiring people to act.

    Serve with COSILoveYou

    Crossfire Ministries

    2120 E LaSalle St, 80909

    Crossfire Ministries is a Christian, faith based, non-profit organization seeking to put God's love into action, dedicated to offering hope and encouragement for a changed life by furnishing the daily necessities to those in need. They provide food, clothing,  education and guidance to engage in Christ-like activity. 

    Serve with Crossfire 

    Dale House

    7 W Dale St, 80903

    Dale House reaches out to at-risk youth. The goal is to teach these youth the skills necessary to living independently while building healthy relationships within the context of community living. Each year Dale House takes in 40-50 teens who are most often referred by the Division of Youth Services.

    Serve with the Dale House 

    Family Life Services

    1880 S Cascade, 80905

    FLS facilitates life transformation of struggling single moms and their children through faith-based community. They accomplish this through a resident program and a community outreach program: transitional housing, a community of like-minded moms and children, secure play areas, mentoring, weekly support groups, networking and assistance referrals, life skill classes.

    Serve with Family Life Services 

    Family Promise

    519 N Tejon St, 80903

    Family Promise engages the community and its resources in providing basic, preventative and supportive services to families with children who are in homeless situations or at risk of becoming so. They do this through the Interfaith Hospitality Network (rotation of churches hosting families), Hope Homes and transitional housing.

    Serve with Family Promise

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    Fostering Hope 

    111 S. Tejon St. Ste 112, 80903

    In partnership with faith communities, businesses and other nonprofits, they support some 40 foster families in the Pikes Peak region, as well as dozens of teens and young adults who are emancipating, or aging out, of the child welfare system. Their network of volunteers act as the extended family these kids missed out on, and that the foster parents need to keep going. 

    Serve with Fostering Hope

    Greccio Housing Unlimited

    1808 W Colorado Ave, 80904

    Since 1990, Greccio has strived to provide stability, safety and support for over 1,000 residents by working to reduce the housing expense burden. In addition to their help with affordable housing, they provide classes for life skills and create community with their residents through outreach and events.

    Serve with Greccio 

    Hope & Home

    4945 N 30th St, 80919

    As a nondenominational Christian charity, Hope & Home trains and actively supports foster families all across the Front Range who feel compelled by Christ’s command to take care of “the least of these.”

    Serve with Hope and Home

    Life Network

    3700 Galley Rd #100, 80909

    The mission of Life Network is to cultivate a community that values life through the love of Christ. This is done through the Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center with free pregnancy tests, STD testing, options counsel, ultrasounds, referrals and emergency assistance for diapers, formula and clothing. Bridges of Hope is a nine-week healing and support class to those struggling with the effects of a past abortion. Education for a Lifetime equips middle and high school students with medically sound training on the benefits of avoiding sexual activity outside of marriage. LifeSteps is an outreach that equips teen and first-time parents with both foundational parenting education and much needed material resources.

    Serve with Life Network

    Lutheran Family Services Refugee & Asylee Program

    315 N Weber St, 80903

    LFS Refugee & Asylee Programs have helped people who have been uprooted be persecution and violence work towards self-sufficiency through essential resettlement services including housing, employment, English language and cultural orientation.

    Serve with Lutheran Family Services

    Mission Medical

    2125 E La Salle St, 80909

    Mission Medical is a faith-based non-profit organization that provides free healthcare to uninsured, under-insured, and low-income members of the Pikes Peak Region. On-site volunteer doctors, optometrists, dentists, mental health providers, diabetes specialists and chaplains offer their services to those in need.

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    Partners in Housing

    455 Gold Pass Heights, 80906

    Partners in Housing gives families in crisis hope and opportunities, providing one-year transitional housing in Colorado Springs, and supportive services, so they can become self-sufficient including housing, case management, life skills, and budget and credit counseling.

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    Pikes Peak Academy

    5590 N Nevada Ave, 80918

    PPA believes all students need great love to graduate with hope. They provide highly personalized Christian alternative high school for students needing a new opportunity to earn their diploma while learning the critical life skills needed to build their confidence and renew their hope.

    Serve with Pikes Peak Academy

    Pikes Peak Young Life

    420 N Cascade, 80903

    PPYL introduces adolescents to Jesus Christ and helps them grow in their faith. They invite kids to follow Christ and care for them regardless of their response and change lives in the process.

    Serve with Pikes Peak Young Life 

    The Place

    423 E Cucharras St, 80903

    The Place, a former affiliate of Urban Peak offers three programs: outreach (connects shelter or helps reunify with family members, provide anything from clean socks to HIV testing to water), shelter (20-bed facility, meals, clothing and health clinic from those 15-20), housing (building self-sufficiency). The Place ignites the potential in youth to exist homelessness and create self-determine, fulfilled lives.

    Serve with The Place

    Springs Rescue Mission

    5 W Las Vegas St, 80903

    While SRM seeks to meet the immediate needs of our homeless neighbors, their ultimate goal is to provide the support and tools necessary to create lasting change. They provide food, shelter, job training and rehabilitation.

    Serve with Springs Rescue Mission

    Thrive Network

    With growing impoverishment, THRIVE uses entrepreneurship as an economic and community development tool to promote prosperity in at-risk communities. Thrive aims to better equip the next generation of entrepreneurs. New entrepreneurs or current business owners who care about growing deep roots in Southeast Colorado Springs, with the specific intent to give the most vulnerable part of Colorado Springs an opportunity to THRIVE as a healthy community.

    Serve with Thrive Network