Basic Needs & Support

Basic Needs & Support


  • Clothing

Grant Family Farms
1020 W Co. Rd. 72
Wellington, CO
-Food bank and clothing

Mary’s Closet
St. Joseph Parish
101 N. Howes
9:00am-3:00pm (most days, also closed from 11:00am-1:00pm)
-Clothing resource for individuals and families
-No fee, walk in
-Picture ID required

Seventh Day Adventists
501 Edwards
Fort Collins, CO
Wednesdays – 9:00am-noon
-Provides clothing, bedding and household items
-No identification needed

St. John’s Lutheran
305 E. Elizabeth Street
Fort Collins, CO
-Food and clothing
-Walk-ins; no fees
-Requires ID, social security card, utility bill
-1 Visit per month

  • Dental

Health District of Northern Larimer County
120 Bristlecone Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
-Quality dental care for low-income families
-Mental health counseling, prescription assistance, medical care, nutrition and weight management services, help quitting smoking
-Eligibility consists of meeting financial guidelines and have no insurance OR are covered by Medicaid or CHP+ insurance

Pediatric Dentistry of the Rockies
2001 S. Shields Bldg. A
Fort Collins, CO 80526

Tooth Zone
1220 Oak Park Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525

  • Food

First Call 211
211 Or 970-407-7066

First Christian Church Outreach
2700 S. Lemay
Fort Collins, CO
Monday – Friday – 8:30am-11:15pm
-Food baskets distributed once a month

Food Bank for Larimer County
1301 Blue Spruce Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Monday & Thursday – 9:00am-3:00pm
Tuesday & Wednesday – 9:00am-noon
Friday – 9:00am-1:00pm
-Collect, process, store, & distribute food to individuals and relative agencies
-Operates food share and kids care
-Distribution of USDA commodity food boxes

Food Stamps
Larimer County Social Services
1501 Blue Spruce
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 8:30am-1:30pm

Free and Reduced Lunch
See the office manager at your school

Grant Family Farms
1020 W Co. Rd. 72
Wellington, CO
-Food bank and clothing

Hospitality Center and Kitchen (The Mission)
460 Linden Center Drive
Fort Collins, CO
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 1:00pm-4:00pm (food baskets distributed)
Saturday & Sunday 12:30pm (weekend lunch served)

Meals on Wheels for Fort Collins Inc.
P.O. Box 354
Fort Collins, CO 80524
-Deliver noon meals to persons who are primarily homebound having difficulty in preparing meals or shopping for groceries independently

Night Walker Enterprises Inc.
413 S. Howes St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
-Donates food, clothing, medical equipment, educational materials & household items to American Indian reservations

Open Door Mission
316 Jefferson St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Sunday – Friday 5:00pm (dinner served)

Salvation Army
246 N. College
Fort Collins, CO
Monday – Friday – 6:45am-7:45am (breakfast served)
Monday – Friday – 11:30am-12:30pm (lunch served)
Monday – Friday – 9:00am-11:00am (food baskets available)
Monday – Friday – 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-2:00pm (sack lunches available)
Monday – Friday – 9:00am – 11:00am (food boxes available)

Share Colorado
Fort Collins host site
Faith Evangelical Free Church
3920 S. Shields
Fort Collins, CO
-State-wide food cooperative network that enables people to buy food on a monthly basis at one-third retail const in exchange for $14 (cash or food stamps) and two hours of community service

St. John’s Church
305 E. Elizabeth
Fort Collins, CO
Tuesday – 9:00am-11:30am (food bank open)
-Persons receiving food are required to fill out a form listing their household income, social security number and more
-Limit one visit per month

1525 Blue Spruce
Fort Collins, CO
-Provides monthly supplies of healthy foods and information on health issues such as healthy food preparation, breastfeeding, and child growth check-ups

  • Housing

First Call 211
211 Or 970-407-7066

Care Housing
1303 W. Swallow Bldg. #11
Fort Collins, CO 80526
-Provides housing for low and low-moderate income families with children
-Must be employed at least 20 hours
-5 Properties in Fort Collins

Catholic Charities Northern
The Mission
460 Linden Center Drive
-Overnight lodging on a first come, first serve basis.
-Family rooms available

Catholic Charities of Archdiocese of Denver Inc.
460 Linden Center Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
-Service to the needy
-Homeless shelters
-Emergency Assistance
-Immigration services
-Food programs and childcare programs
-Migration worker housing

Community Affordable Residences Enterprise Inc.
1303 W. Swallow Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526

Crabtree Apartments
424 Pine St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Crossroads Ministry
851 Dry Gulch Road
Estes Park, CO 80517
-Homeless services and shelters

Crossroads Safehouse
P.O. Box 993
-Safe housing for women and children in violent or potentially violent situations

Fort Collins Housing Authority
1715 W. Mountain Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
-Homecoming I and II and Linden Street Single Room Occupancy projects
-Provide and promote safe and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a living environment free from discrimination

Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity
4001 S. Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
-Builds homes for low-income families who are under 50% of the area median income

Fort Collins Housing Authority
1715 West Mountain
Fort Collins, CO
-Public housing (1-2 years)
-Affordable housing
-Accepts Section 8 certificates

Good Samaritan Society Fort Collins Village
508 Trilby Rd.
Fort Collins, CO 80525
-Provides housing, healthcare & services

Habitat for Humanity
-Provides homes for low-income families.
-Families must be able to pay monthly house payment and contribute 500 hours of sweat equity
-Families are chosen for Habitat homes through an application process

Homeless Prevention Initiative
424 Pine St. Suite #102
Fort Collins, CO 80524
-Services low-income Fort Collins residents who are experiencing a financial emergency & cannot pay their full rent by providing rental assistance & referrals to useful community resources

House of Neighborly Service
565 N. Cleveland Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80538
-Rent & utilities
-Food service

Housing Services Center
-Daytime only, Monday-Friday; November-April

Interfaith Hospitality Network
-Homeless services and shelters

Larimer Center for Mental Health
-Transitional housing for individuals with mental illness

Open Door Mission
316 Jefferson St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
-Provides food & shelter for the homeless. Family rooms available

The Mission
-Homeless services and shelters

Neighbor To Neighbor
1550 Blue Spruce Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
-One time rental assistance in order to maintain affordable housing
-Housing counseling, homeless prevention, affordable rental housing
-2 year transitional housing for low and moderate income families with children
-Assistance with damage deposit (to help people stay in their current housing) -Emergency rent assistance
-Referral service to all low-income housing in Fort Collins

Salvation Army
3901 S. Mason
Fort Collins, CO 80525
-Provides rent assistance on a limited basis for those who qualify

Title I/McKinney (PSD)
Jan DeLay (970-490-3219)
Susan Wormus (970-490-3220)
2407 LaPorte Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
-Immediate assistance & services to homeless students upon arrival in a building
-Childcare before or after school at the school site
-Medical or dental emergencies
-School supplies, hygiene supplies, clothing
-Housing assistance
-Field trip and extra-curricular activity fees and more

The Wing (A part of Wing Shadow)
Eagle Homes
-The only residential facility for homeless youth North of Denver
-Daytime street intervention, clothing, meals for teens

The Aerie (A part of Wing Shadow)
-Group home for teen mothers and their children

Veterans Administration Service Center

  • Medical

First Call 211
211 Or 970-407-7066

Fort Collins, CO 80521
Staffed 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week
Walk in Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.- 9 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
-Child protection screening
-Comprehensive child and family assessments for at risk youth
-Detention screening
-Early intervention and referral to appropriate community services
-Individual and/or family counseling for youth facing the following issues: delinquent behavior, non-detainable offenses, mental health emergencies, substance abuse, youth beyond control of their parents, parent/child conflicts, runaways and truancy
-Multi-disciplinary staffing
-Ages 0-18
-Free family mediation and assessments
-Call 970-498-6990 To report child abuse/neglect

Mountain Crest Regional Behavioral Healthcare Center
970-207-4800 Or: 1-800-523-1213
4601 Corbett Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80528
-Behavioral health emergencies
-Family issues
-Stress-related symptoms
-Adolescent and school problems
-Depression and mood disorders
-Anxiety or panic attacks
-Alcohol and substance abuse problems
-Work-related problems or financial pressures
Suicidal concerns
-Midlife crisis
-Postpartum depression
-Questions about psychiatric medicines

Open Door Mission
970-224-4302 Ext: 1
Rational Recovery

Respite Care Inc.
6203 S. Lemay Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
-Short-term care for families who have children with developmental disabilities

TEAM Fort Collins-Student Assistance Mental Health Team (PSD)
201 South College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
9 a.m.- 4p.m. Monday-Friday
-A non-profit community organization dedicated to preventing the abuse and illegal use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs, especially among youth and families, by promoting healthy lifestyles through community mobilization, educational programs, and interactive events

Tonia Beard, M. Ed., LPC, NCC
-Licensed Professional Counselor-Individual, family, and Groups
-506 South College Ave. Suite A

  • School Supplies

CSU Employees
-They will drop them off at your school at the beginning of the year. There is no need to contact them

Title I/McKinney (PSD)
Johannseen Support Services Coordinator

  • Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center (SAVA)
24 Hour Rape Crisis Hotlines: 1-800-656-HOPE Or: 970-472-4200
Fort Collins, CO 80521
SAVA Center
331 South Meldrum
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Monday-Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
-Supports people affected by sexual assault and wants to reduce sexual violence in Larimer County through education

  • Support Groups


  • Transportation

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