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Social Sustainability

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  •   Dept Head: Beth Sowder

Agencies We Serve

How We Serve

The Social Sustainability Department assists local nonprofit agencies that serve low income individuals and families. We accomplish this through funding, collaborative programs and partnerships. Below is a list of the agencies we support and links to their websites. If you are seeking assistance, please call United Way's 211.
For more information about Social Sustainability's partnerships contact Adam Molzer at 970-221-6757, or YW1vbHplckBmY2dvdi5jb20=.

 

Alliance for Suicide Prevention

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Alliance for Suicide Prevention's mission is to prevent suicide in Larimer County by raising awareness, educating and training youth and adults about depression and suicide, and providing resources and support to those who have been impacted.

allianceforsuicideprevention.org

BASE Camp

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BASE Camp’s vision is that our children achieve life-long success. Our mission is to be the choice provider of safe, affordable, accessible out-of-school-times childcare with enrichment services, aligned with the community schools. 

https://www.mybasecampkids.org/


Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County

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The Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County's mission is to provide an environment that helps young people reach their full potential. Clubs offers a safe place when kids are the least supervised and the most vulnerable. The children are becoming better people, better members of the community: our future citizens, labor force and leaders. They are learning to Be GREAT!

BeGreatLarimer.org

CASA of Larimer County

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CASA provides a voice in court for abused and neglected children and a safe place in the community for conflict-free family interactions.

CASALarimer.com

Catholic Charities

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Catholic Charities Larimer services are focused on providing shelter, meals for our community, emergency assistance and senior services.

ccdenver.org/services/larimer-county-services

ChildSafe

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ChildSafe is a counseling center for child abuse, primarily sexual abuse, that provides therapeutic services to children, teens and adults, and their non-offending family members. ChildSafe's mission is to repair the damage done to victims and their families, reduce the risk of re-victimization, and prevent the cycle of abuse from carrying over into future generations.

childsafecolorado.org

Colorado Visiting Nursing Assocation

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Colorado VNA is a nonprofit, home health care organization that has been serving the community for 35 years. VNA provides nursing, therapy, and non-medical services to patients from infants to elderly adults. VNA collaborates in partnerships to provide exceptional family-centered and compassionate home care solutions.

https://vnacolorado.org/noco/

Crossroads Safehouse

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Crossroads offers free safehousing, advocacy, legal assistance, transitional housing, and education. At our safehouse we annually provide food, clothing, and support for over 500 residents.  Crossroads' new facility houses administrative staff, legal staff and shelter residents under one roof, and is the point of contact for donors, volunteers, and outreach clients.

http://www.crossroadssafehouse.org/

Disabled Resource Services

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Disabled Resource Services empowers individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum level of independence through services supporting advocacy, awareness and access to their community.

disabledresourceservices.org

Elderhaus

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Elderhaus' mission is to provide holistic and therapeutic daytime care to seniors and adults with disabilities in a safe, engaging environment tailored to their needs.

http://www.elderhaus.org/

The Family Center/La Familia

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The Family Center/La Familia is an affordable high quality family and early childhood center that provides support for families’ transitions to healthy interdependence and sustainable well-being. Relationships are fostered through equity and respect for the families they serve. The Family Center seeks to increase the accessibility of early childhood education, health programs and family strengthening services so that all families in Larimer County have fair and equal opportunities to lead healthy, productive lives.

thefamilycenterfc.org

Food Bank for Larimer County

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The Food Bank for Larimer County provides food to about 36,000 people at risk for hunger each year. Some clients are seniors, some are homeless, some have disabilities, and many have jobs but can’t make ends meet. The Food Bank distributes more than 9 million pounds of food annually through its programs and partner agencies. Thousands of volunteers and donors make this possible. 

foodbanklarimer.org

The Health District of Northern Larimer County

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The Health District is a public agency that has been meeting local healthcare needs since 1960. The Health District provides residents with dental, mental health and preventive health services, in addition to connecting people to more affordable prescription and health insurance options.

healthdistrict.org

Homeless Gear

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Homeless Gear provides a continuum of services to men, women, children and families experiencing homelessness: supplies that help them survive in the short-term, connections to resources in the interim and links to employment, housing and self-sufficiency in the long-term. Homekess Gear operates six programs that empower our homeless neighbors along the path from homelessness to self-sufficiency.

HomelessGear.org

The Matthews House

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The Matthews House's mission is to empower youth and families by building trusting relationships and providing resources to disrupt the cycles of poverty and abuse.

http://thematthewshouse.org/

The Murphy Center

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The mission of the Sister Mary Alice Murphy Center for Hope is to facilitate collaboration among 17 independent agencies offering an array of 38 programs and services in support of individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Larimer County. Our goal is to provide a continuum of services, in a single location, to help people to survive through crisis, move forward into stabilization and ultimately to thrive in a return to self-sufficiency while helping our community to make homelessness rare, short-lived and non-recurring.

http://murphycenter.org/

Neighbor to Neighbor

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Neighbor to Neighbor opens doors and advances lives by preventing homelessness and foreclosure and by providing stable housing and education to all Larimer County residents. Neighbor to Neighbor impacts stable housing from homelessness to home ownership for 5,000 local residents each year. 

n2n.org

Northern Colorado AIDS Project

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NCAP strives to reach all those living with this life-threatening disease in this remote section of Northern Colorado. This is done through key community partnerships, counseling, educational programs, affordable care and case management. Services are provided at no cost, and are offered without regard to age, sex, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or gender expression.

http://www.ncaids.org/northern-colorado-aids-project

Project Self-Sufficiency

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Project Self-Sufficiency works to improve the quality of life for single parents and their families as they move from poverty to self-sufficiency. Their holistic approach includes career planning & exploration, adult education, training & job readiness, and career-related employment while offering advisement, community resources and direct support funds that provide the opportunity for success.

http://bringthepower.org/

Respite Care Inc.

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Respite Care is a nonprofit organization that provides short term quality care for children with developmental disabilities and respite to their families. Respite Care believes that a child with a disability is a child first and his or her challenges are secondary. With this philosophy in mind, Respite Care strives to create an interactive, stimulating and safe environment that addresses the physical, emotional, social and mental needs of each individual child.

respitecareinc.org

Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center

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SAVA’s mission is to provide crisis intervention, advocacy, and counseling for all those affected by sexual violence, and to provide prevention programs through community outreach and education.

savacenter.org

Summitstone Health Partners

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Summithstone serves approximately 7,500 individuals each year with the mission of providing unsurpassed behavioral health prevention, intervention, and treatment services throughout Larimer County.

Summitstonehealth.org

Teaching Tree Early Childhood Learning Center

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Teaching Tree provides quality, affordable, early childhood care for families of all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Teaching Tree believes in supporting families and strengthening the community by providing a safe, nurturing and supportive education for our children.

teaching-tree.org

Turning Point

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Turning Point is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to turning lives around for youth needing substance abuse treatment, help with behavior or mental health issues, or a combination. We offer the broadest range of programs from outpatient servcies to intensive residential treatment, offering help and hope for youth and their families.

https://www.turningpnt.org/

Voices Carry Child Advocacy Center

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The Child Advocacy Center strives to prevent child sexual abuse, and when it can not, seeks to ensure that the community's response to child sexual abuse is comprehensive and trauma-informed. The CAC does this by providing forensic interviews and family advocacy to victims and their families, as well as by providing a school-based prevention program within Poudre School District.   

larimercac.org 

Volunteers of America

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Volunteers of America seeks to identify and serve the basic needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families in the community. Through its Home Delivered Meals service, VOA offers home delivered frozen meals, nutrition education, nutrition risk assessment and nutrition education/counseling to low-income seniors who are frail, homebound and struggling to meet their nutritional needs. VOA also offers more than thirty distinct human service programs throughout the state, serving people of all ages.

voacolorado.org