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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

Alliance For Suicide Prevention
 

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.

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BASE Camp

BASE Camp
 

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. 

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Boys And Girls Clubs Of Larimer County

Boys And Girls Clubs Of Larimer County
 

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!

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CASA Of Larimer County

CASA Of Larimer County
 

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

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Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities
 

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

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Center for Family Outreach

Center for Family Outreach
 

The Center for Family Outreach has a long, successful tradition of excellence with providing education, prevention, and early intervention programming for youth and their families. Their greatest accomplishments are strengthening family relationships, promoting positive communication and enhancing the ability to solve problems together as a family. The goal of the Center for Family Outreach is to help youth and families sustain long term, positive changes within the family unit.

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ChildSafe

ChildSafe
 

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.

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Crossroads Safehouse

Crossroads Safehouse
 

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.

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Disabled Resource Services

Disabled Resource Services
 

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

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Elderhaus

Elderhaus
 

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.

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Faith Family Hospitality

Faith Family Hospitality
 

Faith Family Hospitality's mission is to support families experiencing homelessness to achieve sustainable self-sufficiency in a timely and dignified manner. This interfaith volunteer effort coordinates the work of 30 diverse Fort Collins faith communities and many partner agencies. Together, we provide for the full range of emergency and stabilizing services needed for our guest parents and children to become self-sufficient.

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The Family Center/La Familia

The Family Center/La Familia
 

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.

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Food Bank For Larimer County

Food Bank For Larimer County
 

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. 

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The Growing Project

The Growing Project
 

The Growing Project addresses food security by making fresh, nourishing, regional food more accessible to all. The Growing Project accomplishes this through co-creating community gardens that increase the supply of fresh local produce; educational programs that provide knowledge and skills in community-building, nutrition, sustainable agriculture, permaculture, and self-sufficiency; and advocacy efforts that promote community access to food grown locally.

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Homeward Alliance

Homeward Alliance
 

Homeward Alliance operates a continuum of programs and initiatives, ranging from critical survival gear, to employment services, to homelessness prevention. Not only an alliance of services, but also an alliance of volunteers, donors, agency partners and other community stakeholders. Homeward Alliance envisions a community in which homelessness is rare, short-lived and non-recurring.

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The Matthews House

The Matthews House
 

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.

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The Murphy Center

The Murphy Center
 

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.

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Neighbor To Neighbor

Neighbor To Neighbor
 

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. 

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Northern Colorado AIDS Project

Northern Colorado AIDS Project
 

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.

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Partners Mentoring Youth

Partners Mentoring Youth
 

The mission of Partners Mentoring Youth is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships between positive adult role models and youth facing challenges in their personal, social, and academic lives. Along with a growing collective of nonprofits in the community, we are committed to making northern Colorado a great place to live for everyone. We will continue to advocate for and provide quality services to all who need them.

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Partnership for Age-Friendly Communities

Partnership for Age-Friendly Communities
 

Partnership for Age-Friendly Communities fosters leadership and strong community collaborations that will plan, design, and implement sustainable strategies to enhance quality of life for older adults in Larimer County.

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Project Self-Sufficiency

Project Self-Sufficiency
 

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.

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Respite Care Inc.

Respite Care Inc.
 

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.

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Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center

Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center
 

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.

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Summitstone Health Partners

Summitstone Health Partners
 

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

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Teaching Tree Early Childhood Learning Center

Teaching Tree Early Childhood Learning Center
 

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.

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Turning Point

Turning Point
 

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.

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Voices Carry Child Advocacy Center

Voices Carry Child Advocacy Center
 

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.   

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Volunteers Of America

Volunteers Of America
 

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.

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