Emergency Repair Assistance: Brothers Home Maintenance and Repair Program (HMR)
The Emergency Repair Assistance provides grant assistance for housing conditions that are an immediate hazard threatening the health and safety of the occupants. Emergency repairs can include sewer lines, furnaces, boilers, hot water heaters, plumbing, electrical and gas, exterior painting and mobility accessibility improvements. To learn about income qualifications and eligibility, visit www.brothersredevelopment.org or call 303-202-6340.
Housing: Family Promise
24 hour shelter and support for families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise partners with faith congregations, families receive shelter, meals and supportive services all while working towards long-term housing. To access shelter, families should call 303-675-0713 ext. 1 to complete a phone intake. When space is available, families will be prioritized for shelter based on when they completed their phone take, along with a number of other vulnerability factors from their intake.
Affordable Health Care and Support: Doctors Care
Certified Assistance Site for Connect for Health Colorado and a certified Medicaid enrollment site, Doctors Care provides access and care income qualifying households. Services range from clinics to health navigation, assistance on Medicaid applications, financial resources, health education and coaching and more. Households must income-qualify. Service area is primarily western Arapahoe County, including Littleton. For qualified discounted fees, click here. Program information at www.doctorscare.org or schedule an appointment at 303-730-1313.
House of Hope, Women and Children’s Shelter – Family Tree
A 24-hour residential shelter located in Englewood that provides homeless female-headed families of Arapahoe County with safe shelter and services aimed at stabilizing housing and skills to help them become self-sufficient. Women in the program receive case management, food, clothing, room of their own with target stay of 90 days and other necessities to support self-sufficiency. Clients must income qualify, or meet the requirements for HUD’s presumed benefit categories.
Family Tree provides services for At Risk Children and Youth, Domestic Violence resources and offers many other Housing and Family Stability programs. To learn more visit http://www.thefamilytree.org/
Integrated Family Community Services
IFCS offers emergency services to qualifying low-income residents of western Arapahoe County including support and resources for Utility Bill Payment Assistance, Rental Assistance and Financial Assistance to Victims of Crime. Due to COVID-19 they have been focusing a majority of their efforts on food/nutrition for the Eastern Plains community.
For a schedule of weekly contact-free food distributions including programs like the pantry favorites grocery boxes, fresh food drive-thru and 2nd Friday commodities, visit www.ifcs.org.
Food and Nutrition for Critically Ill: Project Angel Heart
Project Angel Heart provides freshly prepared, nutrition-dense meals designed to meet the specific needs of those living with life-threatening illnesses. This program provides two meals per day, up to seven days a week. Specialty meals can be created based on physician recommended diets. If you, or a loved one is living with congestive heart failure, cancer, HIV/AIDS, kidney disease, or another life-threatening illness, apply today. Applications must be reviewed/signed by a licensed health care provider and clients must meet income qualifications, or meet the requirements for HUD’s presumed benefit categories. To learn more and fill out an application visit https://www.projectangelheart.org/our-meals/get-meals/for-you-or-a-loved-one/
Senior Meals on Wheels Rural: Senior Hub
Rural Meals on Wheels provides older adults in Eastern Arapahoe County along the I-70 corridor with proper nutrition meals. By providing basic nutritional requirements, this helps enable rural residents to remain in their own homes and continue to contribute to their communities as independent, self-sufficient citizens. Clients age 60 or older who income-qualify can choose between two meal options. Senior Hub provides visits to clients, which can serve as wellness checks to ensure any health and safety issues that may appear to be affecting their quality of life. To learn more about Meals on Wheels Rural program details visit https://seniorhub.org/rmow/
Nourish: Meals on Wheels
Nourish Meals on Wheels (formerly TLC Meals on Wheels) delivers hot, nutritious meals to homebound elderly and disabled individuals. This program’s goal is to help individuals remain living independently in the security and familiarity of their own home. Fresh, hot meals, non-perishable groceries and even pet supplies are part of the service offerings. Clients age 60 and older who income-qualify can apply and learn more at https://nourishmealsonwheels.org/programs/application/
Household Energy Efficiency: GRID Alternatives
GRID’s Energy for All program provides free rooftop photovoltaic systems for income eligible households. This reduces the financial burden of home energy costs and helps to bring diversity to the movement toward sustainable energy. Benefits of Solar Energy per the US Department of Energy include a reduction of household electricity costs by up to 90%; reduction of water consumption and reduction of local greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants. For income-qualifications and other eligibility requirements, call 303-968-1634 or email outreachCO@gridalternatives.org
Home Efficiency Upgrades and Repairs: City of Englewood
The Energy Efficient Englewood Project (E3) provides grants to homeowner’s for conservation and energy efficient repairs/upgrades. Projects may include insulation, exterior doors, double-pane thermal windows, water heaters and energy star furnaces. Englewood households that income qualify and meet other eligibility requirements can get more information at 303-762-2347 or email firstname.lastname@example.org