Rent help in Jefferson County Colorado.

Find how to get rent help and eviction prevention in Jefferson County as well as Golden Colorado. A number of non-profits, churches, housing centers and government programs provide emergency rental as well as security deposit funds. They also operate resources as diverse as low income housing, and even shelter for people who are currently homeless.

Typically a client will need to have an eviction notice in order to receive financial assistance. However if you are falling behind on your monthly rent, do not wait that long before asking for help. Many of the organizations in Jefferson County Colorado provide case management, counseling, and free advice. This is most effective before someone faces an eviction from their landlord.

If you need emergency rental assistance, help in finding low income housing, shelter, or money for security deposits, then call one of the locations below. A number of housing assistance programs are available to people facing a hardship.

Catholic Charities - Offers the low income and people faced with an emergency access to housing, shelter, hotel and motel vouchers and emergency rental assistance. 9360 Federal Blvd. Federal Heights, CO. 80260, (303) 427-6256

Labor's Community Agency
Location 7510 W Mississippi Ave
Lakewood, Colorado 80226
Phone number - (303) 744-6169 Ext 12

Family Tree Housing - This non-profit also provides low income housing, hotel vouchers, funds for rent, shelter, and housing. 3805 Marshall St. #201 Wheat Ridge, Colorado, call (303) 467-2604





Jefferson County Housing Authority - Administers several government housing and rent programs, including low income public housing, section 8 voucher program and a number of home ownership programs. They may also have loans for expenses such as home rehabilitation, senior housing, and have referrals to emergency emergency housing and various other state of Colorado resources. 7490 West 45th Ave. Wheat Ridge, CO., phone (303) 422-8600

Lakewood Housing Authority Lakewood , CO., (303) 987-7599 as well as Littleton Housing Authority, 5844 S. Datura St. Littleton, Colorado, (303) 794-9608 administer many of the same programs as indicated above.

Emergency Solution Grants are available from time to time in Jefferson County. The funding comes from the federal government, and there may be assistance for back rent, past utility bills, security deposits, and other challenges that could lead to homelessness. The regional call center at 1-866-760-6489 would have information on ESG or other rental or even loan programs.

Thrive Center
2600 S. Parker Road, Building 3-332
Aurora, Colorado 80014
Referrals and information phone: (303) 632-6840
Get free referrals to Jefferson County resources including shelter, transitional housing, grants and counseling is provided, as well as referrals to emergency rent programs.





Stride - Provides qualified low to moderate income individuals, the unemployed, and seniors with housing, shelter, hotel vouchers and emergency eviction prevention rental assistance. 5400 W. Cedar Ave. Lakewood, CO., dial (303) 238-3580.

The Gathering Place - Dial (303) 321-4198 for information on housing resources.

Family Tree, Inc. - Administers a program that provides emergency rental assistance to families and individuals facing a crisis. This family tree program will offer assistance and aid which will be provided to families with past due rent including eviction notices. 3805 Marshall St, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033, telephone (303) 467-2604

Colorado Assistance Center Inc. - Apply for cash assistance for housing needs as well as rental assistance. Services are provided on an emergency basis. In addition both free food and clothing are also provided on an emergency basis for the needy and low income. Arvada, Colorado 80004, phone 303-422-1709

Mountain Resource Center, Inc. - Residents who live within service boundaries may be qualified for limited financial assistance and grants for paying rent or mortgage. Programs are offered to Mountain Colorado area residents in need of emergency assistance. 11030 Kitty Dr, Conifer, CO, 80433, phone number (303) 838-7552

Seniors' Resource Center - A number of programs are offered for seniors. Learn about rental assistance and senior accommodations. A number of services are provided too, mostly around information on assistance such as health care and similar. 3227 Chase St., Wheat Ridge, Colorado, 80212, Dial (303) 235-6923

Jefferson County Human Services
900 Jefferson County Pkwy, Golden, CO, 80401
(303) 271-HELP




Highland West Foundation Inc. - Provides assistance to elderly with paying monthly rent. Wheat Ridge, CO - 80033, (303) 424-0019

Interchurch Arms - Clients of this organization may receive housing assistance. Services include rent, shelter, vouchers for hotels and motel, and eviction prevention for Jefferson County families. Lakewood, Co., (303) 424-6283

Jeffco Action Center, Inc. - Offers human services to residents of Jefferson County on an immediate basis. The non-profit agency offers financial assistance for paying bills and rent. The non-profit may also have information on loan programs for a security deposit or moving expenses. Last, but not least, will be referrals to shelters, government aid, and more. Address is Lakewood, Colorado 80215, phone (303) 237-7704, or more on Action Center housing programs in Jefferson County.

HPRP is a federal government homeless prevention program. Jefferson County tenants can apply for grants for paying their rent or deposit help. Other support includes legal aid, housing for single mothers and seniors, and rehousing, which may also help with moving expenses or first months rent. Read more Jefferson County homeless prevention.

Evergreen Christian Outreach
Main office address: 27640 Hwy 74
Evergreen, CO, 80439
Dial (303) 670-1796 for information and emergency help.

Jefferson County Jewish Family Service - The charity may have various form of assistance that tenants with existing leases can use to catch up on back rent expenses. Other services are available too, and the emergency line can be called at 720-248-4716.

Emergency hotline
Jefferson County Colorado tenants, homeless, and the low income can get information on rent, housing assistance, shelter and more by dialing 303-561-2222. It is a free service.

Legal Aid, which can be called at 303-837-1313, will provide free advice to income qualified residents with an eviction notice, if it is illegal. Lawyers can help with other housing requests as well.

Additional Jefferson County and Golden Colorado housing programs

The agencies below offer a variety of housing services. They may be emergency rent help, homeless shelters, transitional housing, referrals, mediation and more. Each agency is different, and any funds or grants to pay for rent or deposits will be limited.





United Way Rental Assistance - dial 303-561-2130
Jeffco Action Center - 303-237-7704
Catholic Charities - call 303-427-6256
Salvation Army – Family Services 303-295-3366
Colorado Homeless Families - dial 303-420-6634
The Gathering Place - 303-321-4198
Lakewood Housing Authority - 303-987-7580 Hotline 303-987-7593
Arvada Housing Authority - 720-898-7494 Record 720-898-7480
Littleton Housing Authority - 303-794-9608
Co Coalition For The Homeless - main phone number 303-293-2217
Family Tree Housing - 303-467-2604
Interfaith Hospitality - call 303-675-0713
Urban Peak (Youth) - 303-777-9198
Stride - 303-238-3580
Mean Street Ministry - phone 720-237-0443


By Jon McNamara

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