Hope starts with
a healthy meal.
an encouraging word.
finding stability.
a warm bed.
new opportunities.
a helping hand.
knowing Jesus.
a second chance.
a changed life.
How We Serve
People Experiencing Homelessness

Whether it’s the loss of a job or the rising cost of housing, homelessness has complicated causes and devastating effects on men, women and families in our community.

Being homeless often means feeling hopeless, but we believe we can change this situation for our homeless friends and neighbors by meeting them at their physical and spiritual points of need. We follow Jesus’ example by walking alongside the people we serve through emergency services, rehabilitation, transitional programs, and community outreach.


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Featured News & Events
Mentoring Matters
Mentoring Matters
Mentoring begins with matching our Change Maker volunteers with program participants. Once participants reach their 12th week of enrollment, they meet with our Mentor Coordinator, Donna, who pairs them with an ideal mentor for their individual needs...
Letter from the CEO
Letter from the CEO
As I was thinking about the topic of this month’s newsletter, Mentoring Matters, I began thinking about the people who have mentored me. When I was a young Lieutenant in the Marine Corps my boss, Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Lopez, was a mentor to me...
Holly Center Making Immediate Impact on Denver’s Homeless Population
Storage and Why It’s Vital for Denver’s Homeless
Podiatrist Volunteer Recognized as 7Everyday Hero


Denver Rescue Mission’s Lawrence Street Shelter is the Mission’s most well-known and most recognizable location. It provides emergency care to the poor and homeless and is an...

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Ministry Outreach Center 5725 East 39th Avenue

The Ministry Outreach Center is the central warehouse and distribution location for the Mission. Families, single women, people with disabilities, and seniors in need of food,...

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Lawrence Street Community Center 2222 Lawrence Street

Completed in 2015, the Lawrence Street Community Center offers those experiencing homelessness in Denver a safe place to congregate during the day, away from the dangers of...

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Admin and Education 6100 Smith Road

The Administration & Education building includes special classrooms for the educational aspects of our programs, office space for the Mission’s administrative support staff...

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The Crossing 6090 Smith Road

The Crossing is our largest location serving 130 New Life Program men and providing up to 100 rooms for STAR transitional program participants. Bible studies, case...

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Harvest Farm 4240 E. County Road 66

Harvest Farm, a 100-acre farm located in Wellington, Colorado, provides the opportunity for up to 72 men to achieve self-sufficiency through the New Life Program. For many men...

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Fort Collins Rescue Mission

Fort Collins Rescue Mission opened its doors in 2012 to continue our more than 20-year history of serving Northern Colorado. The Mission serves men and women experiencing...

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