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Health & Food

Struggle of Love (S.O.L) Food Pantry

  • ​Available to families at the Northfield Business Center, located at 12000 E. 47th Ave., Denver 80239. Come visit on: ​

Denver Indian Health and Family Services (DIFHS)

  • An Urban Indian Health program providing culturally appropriate healthcare for American Indian families and individuals. Services include medical, behavioral, vision, dental and family. DIFHS also offers a diabetes clinic and wellness gym

Denver Indian Family Resource Center (DIFRC)

  • Works together with families and other agencies to help promote responsible healing by restoring balance, nurturing pride and recognizing the extended family and community. Programs and services include intensive case management, resource and referral, Indian Child Welfare Advocacy, and behavioral health. DIFRC also offers a domestic violence support group, relapse prevention group, a nurturing parent program, teen life skills and cooking matters class.



Children's Literacy Center

  • One on one tutoring for students performing below grade level in reading

Special Education

Rocky Mountain Human Services

  • Comprehensive assessment, consultation and intervention services from birth to 18 years of age

Parent/Adult Education

The Learning Source

  • Improve your English Language skills through group instruction, 1:1 tutoring, and self-paced study

The Learning Source

  • Prepare for your GED/HS equivalency exams with group instruction, 1:1 tutoring, and independent study

Lena Start

  • LENA Start is a program for parents that uses regular feedback from LENA technology to help increase interactive talk in order to close the early-talk gap, support kindergarten readiness, and build stronger families. Over the course of 10 weekly sessions, parents and caregivers learn about the importance of interactive talk along with ways to incorporate more conversation into their daily routines. As home language environments are transformed, communities are transformed, and an early-language focus builds to city-wide impact

Pre-Academic English Program

  • The PACE (Pre-Academic and Community English) courses at the Emily Griffith Technical College prepare you for college. All students are welcome in their school of English and all pay the same tuition. There are NO in-state or out-of-state tuition rates. Everyone pays the same price whether you are a resident of Colorado or not. New students come to room 426 to take a placement test and register for courses. Scholarships for ESL/ELA students to improve their English and to complete career and technical education are available. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need. Click here for information on how to apply for a scholarship. If you're preparing for college, we have advanced and elective English courses including Vocational Transitions and GED prep classes. Click here for more information on our advanced ESL classes. For more info, call: 720-423-4750 or email LearnEnglish@EmilyGriffith.edu

Career Readiness ESL Courses

  • Career Readiness English as a Second Language (CRESL is also known as Colorado Refugee ESL) is an intensive English program designed to help refugees advance their language skills so they may obtain employment.  The program serves a range of levels from low-literacy levels to advanced. All individuals with refugee or asylum status can attend CRESL classes for free for up to 5 years. Students can start any Monday. Scholarships are available to advance to pre-academic English classes or to career and technical college programs. For questions about classes located at the Emily Griffith Campus (1860 Lincoln St), please call 720-423-4750. For questions about classes located at the Village Exchange Center or Hidden Brook Apartments, please call 720-460-1393

FACE Center

  • The Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center is the one-stop hub that connects students, families and our community with free services to increase their economic self-sufficiency and academic success. All services are free and open to all community members 16 and older– not just DPS parents.

    • FACE Center, John H. Amesse Elementary School, 5440 Scranton St.

    • FACE Center, Johnson Elementary School, 1850 S. Irving St

  • Please call or come by the Centers (John A. Amesse Elementary: 720-424-2961 or Johnson Elementary: 720-424-2970) anytime between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment or register for classes. Services include:

    • Employment services

    • Classes to learn English, computer skills, and citizenship

    • Financial coaching

    • Basic needs assistance and energy outreach assistance

    • Social-emotional support services

    • Health and nutrition workshops

    • Early childhood literacy classes

    • Parenting workshops

    • Free childcare during classes


Catholic Charities Denver

  • Support in the processing of family Visas, deferred action for DACA recipients, citizenship and naturalization. Cost for a consultation = $35.

Rocky Mountain Immigrants Rights Network

  • Legal services for individuals who are detained and for the children of immigrants, for treaty victims who are detained, solicitations for DACA renewal, services for detained individuals with physical/mental health issues

I.C.E. Locator Page

  • Use this page to locate a detainee who is currently in ICE custody.

American Immigration Lawyers Association

  • Research tool  for immigration lawyers

Youth Programming

Struggle of Love (S.O.L.) Soldierz Basketball Recruiting

  • Check them out Tuesday & Thursday 6-8PM at Farrell B. Howell. Boys & Girls Team - 3rd & 10th grade. Experience the additions to their programs for at risk youth through their youth leadership and mentoring, cultural field trips and much more.


2-1-1 United Way Help Center

  • Call 2-1-1- to connect with United Way, which offers a free child care resource and referral service.

Housing & Utilities

Energy Outreach Colorado

  • For families with children in DPS who need support paying off energy bills

Clothing & Back to School

Struggle of Love (S.O.L.) Annual Back 2 School Backpack Giveaway

  • An annual event that helps provide funds to purchase one (1) laptop to be given away to one (1) lucky student at this year’s event, provides quality backpacks at this year’s backpack give-a-way, and finally much needed school supplies for the students in each backpack.