Emergency Services

We meet people experiencing poverty and homelessness at their physical points of need by providing food, shelter, clothing, household items, and basic clinic services. These emergency services provide for the immediate needs of families and individuals, giving them the opportunity to also learn how they can make a lasting life change through our long-term programs.


If you or your loved ones are in immediate need of food, you are welcome to dine at our Lawrence Street Community Center, open every day of the year. The center serves three meals daily:




5:30 A.M.

12 P.M.

6:00 P.M.

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If you and your family are in housing but cannot afford food at this time, the Mission’s Client Services can provide you with necessary items once a month including perishable and non-perishable food items. Harvest Farm offers food boxes for people in need.

Required Documents

  • Valid photo ID
  • Proof of residency
  • Proof of dependency for children (for single parents)


For Men

For Women and Children

Men experiencing homelessness who want to escape the dangers of sleeping on the street are welcome at our Lawrence Street Shelter. The shelter is open 365 days a year and can accommodate up to 315 men each night.

If you are a woman experiencing homelessness and are seeking immediate shelter for you and your children, please call 303.297.1815 to be referred to an appropriate shelter.


If you or your loved ones need clothing, we invite you to visit Client Services at our Ministry Outreach Center.

If you are homeless, a first-time client or have a voucher, you may receive clothing free of charge.

If you do not fall under one of these categories, you will be charged $3.00 for six pounds of clothing, and $1.00 for every additional pound.

All clients wishing to receive clothing must show a valid ID.

Clothing is distributed at these locations:

Ministry Outreach Center

Harvest Farm

  • 8:30 - 11:30 A.M. Weekdays only
  • 9:45 to 11:45 A.M. Monday -  Friday
  • 1:00 to 3:45 P.M. Monday - Friday
  • 8 A.M. to 12 P.M. Saturday

Furniture/Household Items

If you and your loved ones are in need of furniture and other household items such as blankets, pillows, towels, and sheets, please contact our Ministry Outreach Center Client Services location for assistance.

Furniture may be received free of charge by appointment only, and you must have a referral from a Social Services agency, church leader or other community representative . At your appointment, you will be given 20 minutes to choose the furniture and items you need.

Please be aware that each family may receive furniture only once a year, and the Mission’s Client Services will not provide you with transportation or delivery.

Furniture is distributed at the Ministry Outreach Center, by appointment only, from 8:30 to 11:30 A.M. Monday through Friday.

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Please be advised that Mission program participants receive priority scheduling and services. Always call first or visit the clinic to schedule and confirm appointments.

To learn more, please call the clinic at 303.294.0157 or visit the clinic, which is located inside the Lawrence Street Shelter.

Please be advised that we only offer the following acute medical care:


Monday – Friday: 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Saturday: 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

The following services are available to those in need who cannot receive them under any other coverage. For our guest from the general public, we only offer the following acute services.

  • Medical – Complimentary over-the-counter medicine samples (limited)
  • Optical – Complimentary optical eye exams (limited availability). Guests (who are not participating in our programs) with a current prescription will need to pay a nominal fee for both single lens and bifocal eyeglasses (1-pair per 12-month period).
  • Dental – Complimentary dental extractions are open to guests who are not participating in our programs with scheduled appointments and based on availability. General dental repair is reserved for Mission program participants only.
  • Chiropractic – Complimentary chiropractic services are offered with scheduled appointments
  • Miscellaneous – Complimentary HIV testing performed monthly and seasonal flu shots are usually available.  

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