Neighborhood Resources in Central Denver

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Extreme Community Makeover serves eight Denver neighborhoods, which include Barnum, Elyria, Globeville, La Alma/Lincoln Park, Swansea, Villa Park, West Colfax, and Westwood. Out of these eight neighborhoods, La Alma/Lincoln Park encompasses Central Denver. There are a number of great organizations located in Central Denver. So, jot these down for easy reference.

Denver Inner City Parish

Address: 1212 Mariposa Street, Denver, CO 80204

Phone Number: 303.629.0636

The Denver Inner City Parish empowers communities, supports personal transformations, and creates self-sustaining lifestyles for those who are most vulnerable.

The word parish means “community” and the DICP is committed to community. They are a non-sectarian human services nonprofit. The Parish elevates community through its community programs. Click here for information on programs.  

Here are some classes, resources, and groups available through Denver Inner City Parish:

  • Hunger Relief and Nutrition: Food Pantry
  • Child Care Program
  • Alternative youth education, counseling, mentoring, college preparation
  • Recreation center, weight room, Zumba classes
  • Seniors Programs: square dancing, bingo and other social opportunities

His Love Fellowship

Address: 910 Kalamath Street, Denver, CO 80204

Phone Number: 303.623.1623

His Love Fellowship offers services, mid-week dinners and Bible studies, and children and family ministries. Based in the heart of Denver Colorado, they minister to all and welcome all who come.

Here are some classes, resources, and groups available through His Love Fellowship:

  • Food Bank
  • Community Dinners

Servicios De La Raza

Address: 3131 West 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204

Phone Number: 303.458.5851

Servicios de La Raza serves as an integral chamber in the heart of Metro Denver’s Latinx community.  They are an accessible community resource, strategically linked with churches, schools, and myriad private, public sector agencies in a collaborative effort weaving an unbreakable web of support for the community.

Here are some classes, resources, and groups available through Servicios De La Raza:

  • Adult job development
  • Basic emergency services
  • Case management and referrals
  • Domestic violence and sex assault case management
  • HIV/AIDS case management
  • Mental health therapy
  • Youth supportive and leadership development services

Youth Programs:

Arts Street

Address: 1079 Osage Street, Denver, CO 80204

Phone Number: 303.825.1334

Arts Street uses the power of creativity to help youth in breaking the cycle of generational poverty in Denver communities by gaining personal and economic stability through education, arts and technology and employment training.

Here are some classes, resources, and groups available through Arts Street:

  • Jobs skills training
  • Summer jobs and internships
  • Various workshops

Youth on Record

Address: 1301 West 10thAvenue, Denver, CO 80204

Phone Number: 303.993.5226

At Youth on Record, they believe that all young people, including those who are at-risk and written-off, have the ability to turn their lives around. They are committed to ensuring that the youth we serve graduate from high school and are ready to enter the workforce, and transition to college or enter advanced technical training and careers.

Here are some classes, resources, and groups available through Youth on Record:

  • For credit classes
  • Music labs and lessons

Libraries: 

Byers Branch Library

Address: 675 Santa Fe Drive – Denver, CO 80204

Phone Number: 720.865.0160

Here are some classes, resources, and groups available through Byers Branch Library:

  • Free classes, events, and activities
  • Services for immigrants and refugees
  • Youth programs

Recreation Centers:

La Alma Recreation Center

Address: 1325 West 11th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204
Phone Number: 720.865.2200

Here are some classes, resources, and groups available through La Alma Recreation Center:

  • Senior programs: Silver Sneakers workout programs
  • Youth sports leagues and summer camps 

Health Centers: 

Denver Health Main Campus

Address: 777 Bannock Street – Denver, CO 80204

Phone Number: 303.436.6000

Registered Neighborhood Organizations:

La Alma-Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association

  • When: 4thWednesday of each month at 6:30 pm
  • Where: Arts Street – 1079 Osage Street, Denver, CO 80204
  • More Info: lincolnparkneighborhood.org

Foreclosure Prevention Organizations: 

Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation

Address: 670 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

Ph0ne Number: 303.572.9445

 Website: www.chaconline.org

NEWSED Community Development Corporation

Address: 901 West 10th Avenue, Suite 2A, Denver, CO 80204

Phone Number: 303.534.8342

www.newsed.org

Northeast Denver Housing

1735 Gaylord Street, Denver, CO 80206

Phone Number: 303.377.3334

www.nedenverhousing.org

GED (General Education Development)

Emily Griffith Technical College

Address: 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80203

Phone Number: 720.423.4700

www.emilygriffith.edu

Make sure and take advantage the the plentiful resources these organizations offer. And, spread the word to your neighbors! We can all use some handy resources from time-to-time.