With data continuing to emerge regarding Denver’s housing market, nationwide drug-abuse epidemics and other factors contributing to chronic homelessness, it is clear that many individuals are still facing uncertainty when it comes to food, shelter and safety.
More than 7,000 of the total homeless population in Metro Denver were unsheltered, living on the streets, in cars, in abandoned buildings, under bridges, or camping in open areas.
Statistics provided by Metro Denver Homeless Initiative: mdhi.org/pit
Homelessness is a complex issue that affects many people in cities across the country, and Denver is no exception. Some of the challenges facing those experiencing homelessness include:
Changing lives for the long term is only possible by helping people identify the root causes of homelessness in their lives, and helping them address them. At Denver Rescue Mission, we are committed to helping people through the transformative love of Jesus Christ.