Denver County Colorado area St. Vincent de Paul assistance programs.

St. Vincent de Paul offers a number of emergency assistance programs to Denver Colorado families. Thousands of individuals receive help every year, whether financial for paying bills or rent to hot meals, items for a job, food or meals and more. The funding for most of the resources originates from the thrift store as well as donations.

Emergency financial aid from SVDP in Denver

All of the support is limited. It depends on donations raised from the Denver area. Or the Denver County Society of Saint Vincent uses the sale of goods at the thrift store. Donations from non-profits including the United Way, government, local churches and other fund raisers. Some of the emergency assistance and services available from St. Vincent and its churches are below.

-Food programs, including holiday meals, canned goods, and baby formula. All of this also depends on donations.
-Emergency financial assistance for expenses such as utilities, rent/mortgage, and other housing costs.
-Transportation in the Denver area to doctor appointments or job interviews.
-Disaster relief and victim services.
-A Thrift Store, as indicated above.
-Employment services, including career counseling and resume review. The SVDP in Denver may also pass out free work clothes or uniforms.
-Referral service, counseling and other information, including advocacy.
-Budget, credit, and financial counseling.
-Nutritional education, which are often offered with meals.
-Social justice programs.
-Prison Ministry
-Assistance for seniors, including embracing the lonely, forgotten, and alienated in Denver.

 

 

 

 

Other assistance may be arranged too. A major focus is on assisting the vulnerable in Denver, including the disabled, elderly, seniors, and even immigrants. Medical equipment for the homebound, people with breathing challenges and others may be offered too. Even some medical equipment may be offered from the St. Vincent store, including free CPAP machines for the low income.

The thrift center will sell, to the general public at reduced prices, a number of goods. This includes a wide selection of appliances, clothing, furniture, Christmas toys, school supplies, and more. The main St. Vincent thrift store is located at 6260 East Colfax in Denver. The location is always looking for donations from the public, and the money that is raised from the store goes to help low income families and the poor.

Some of the other items of what can be sold includes, but is not limited to, women’s and men’s clothing, shoes, winter boots, household goods, kitchen appliances, books, dishes. The thrift store may also have recycled electronics, televisions, tables, chairs, couches, curtains, and pots and pans, dressers, and even computers.

The exact items that are sold will vary over the year and mostly depends on donations. The turnover is constant, so you could stop by the Denver store one day and find something completely different or new.

 

 

 

 

The churches and St. Vincent centers in the county are below

There are many churches that are part of the Denver County St. Vincent de Paul. They all offer their own programs, resources and items from sale at the thrift store. Anyone can apply for emergency financial assistance, food, and other support - regardless of religion.

Central Metro area

Cathedral – Skyline, 1530 Logan St., Denver, CO 80203, call (303) 831-7010
Christ the King, address is 830 Elm St. Denver, Colorado 80220, telephone (303) 388-1643
Good Shepherd is located at 2626 E. 7th Ave. Pkwy. Denver, CO 80207, (303) 322-7706
Presentation, 665 Irving St. Denver, CO 80204, dial (303) 534-4882
St. Anthony of Padua only helps with basic needs. They do not have financial aid. 3801 W. Ohio Ave. Denver, Colorado 80219, telephone number is (303) 935-2431
St. Rose of Lima parish, 1320 W. Nevada Pl. Denver, CO 80223, (303) 778-7673
St. Ignatius of Loyola, 2301 York St. Denver, Colorado 80205, call (303) 322-8042

Denver Northeast Metro

Ascension 14050 Maxwell Place. Denver, Colorado 80239 (303) 373-1840
Holy Cross Church is at 9371 Wigham St. Thornton, CO 80229, call (303) 289-2258 for intake.

Southwest part of the city

All Saints church, 2560 Grove St. Denver, CO 80219, dial (303) 922-3758
All Souls, 4950 S. Logan St. Englewood, CO 80113, call (303) 789-0007
Notre Dame parish, 5100 W. Evans Ave. Denver, CO 80219 (303) 935-3900
Holy Name, 3290 W. Milan Ave. Englewood, CO 80110, telephone number is  (303) 781-6093
St. Mary's, 6853 S. Prince St. Littleton, Colorado 80120, call (303) 798-8506

Southeast Denver Metropolitan

Risen Christ, 3060 S. Monaco Pkwy. Denver, Colorado 80222 (303) 758-8826
Most Precious Blood 2250 S. Harrison St. Denver, CO 80210 (303) 756-3083
Regional St. Vincent De Paul is at 2375 E. Arizona Ave. Denver, CO 80210, call (303) 744-6119
St. Thomas More, 8035 S. Quebec St. Centennial, CO 80112, call (303) 770-1155 for intake
Our Lady of Loreto Church, 18000 E. Arapahoe Rd. Foxfield, CO 80016, (303) 766-3700
Ave Maria, 9056 E. Parker Rd. Parker, CO 80138, (720) 842-4114
St. Francis of Assisi, 2746 E. Highway 86 Castle Rock, Colorado 80104, tele - (303) 847-2606
Pax Christi, 5761 McArthur Ranch Road Highlands Ranch, CO 80124, main number is (303) 799-1036

Northwest Metro

St. Mary Magdalene, 2771 Zenobia St. Denver, CO 80212, (303) 477-4533
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 3549 Navajo St. Denver, CO 80211, dial (303) 455-0447
St. Joan of Arc, 12735 W. 58th Ave. Arvada, Colorado 80002, (303) 420-1232

 

 

 

 

Denver and East Metro area

Queen of Peace, address is 13120 E. Kentucky Ave. Aurora, Colorado 80012, dial (303) 343-2106
St. Therese, 1243 Kingston Street, Aurora, CO 80010, call (303) 344-0132
St. Pius X, 13670 E. 13th Pl. Aurora, CO 80011, (303) 364-7435
St. Michael the Archangel parish, 19099 E. Floyd Avenue. Aurora, Colorado 80013, phone (303) 690-6797

Saint Vincent centers in Greeley

St. Peter's, 915 12th Street, Greeley, CO 80631, main number - (970) 352-1060
St. Vincent House of 3100 S. Sherman, Denver, CO 80113. Call the church at (303) 761-3940

By Jon McNamara

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