Angels of America’s Fallen empowers children of our fallen military, police, fire, and EMS heroes by engaging them in positive activities throughout their entire childhood. We support them not just one time, but with a commitment to see them positively involved in healthy activities such as sports, music, and arts all year, every year, and all the way through 18 years old without having to reapply.
Ascending to Health is the only facility in the Pikes Peak region offering homeless individuals a safe place to recuperate after a hospital stay. Our respite services assist with meds management, benefits enrollment, connections to primary care and supportive housing options. We partner with hospitals to provide a vital safety net to our community's most vulnerable, because no one should have to recover on the street.
Children's Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs opened in 2019 to provide comprehensive health care to kids in the Pikes Peak region. It features the only pediatric emergency department, behavioral health emergency program, surgery center, sleep study center and epilepsy monitoring unit in the region for kids.
Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center carries on the legacy of horses in Palmer Park. Using riding instructors and specially trained horses, riders with special needs receive lasting benefits such as improved muscle tone, and improved emotional well-being. Volunteers of all ages help us by supporting our riders and horses, our learning environment, and our commitment to serving the community.
Caregivers are dedicated and caring but they are also exhausted! Because of this, respite for a full or half day or just a few hours can make all the difference - it can even prevent a premature longterm care placement. DayBreak affords caregivers the opportunity to regroup, refresh, and recharge while providing meaningful activity and social interaction for their loved one in our "home away from home" setting.
As a non-profit construction company, we support families in need every day through energy efficient measures. These are free services to families who qualify which saves them an average of 25% on utility bills. Our work also conserves energy. According to Colorado State University, if every American household used 30% less energy in their homes, 450 power plants in the country would not be needed!
Finding Our Voices empowers survivors of sexual assault to thrive by offering creative activities and healing events. Our programs tap into the innate creativity that survivors have within themselves to assist in revealing underlying emotions and thoughts which can be expressed in supportive, safe environments.
Mission Medical saves taxpayers millions of dollars a year in uncompensated care by diverting non-trauma medical cases away from local emergency rooms. MMC provides FREE health care to the low-income, uninsured & under-insured people of the area. Services include Medical, Dental, Vision & Behavioral Health.
The Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Southern Colorado is passionate about helping those living with Multiple Sclerosis achieve greater hope, health and independence by providing direct services and support. We strive to empower clients through education, emotional support and information about community resources. We offer support/therapy groups, exercise/movement classes, individual assistance and much more.
NAMI educates, supports and advocates for local people and families affected by mental illness. We provide free classes, support groups and education programs for those living with mental health conditions, and for their loved ones, educators, care providers, law enforcement officers and others. By focusing on early education, identification and prevention, NAMI works to improve lifelong outcomes.
Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention Partnership is here to unite the community in addressing suicide in the Pikes Peak Region. We believe we can reduce the number of suicides in our community through connectedness, education and awareness, and postvention strategies. We offer free programs and services to address each of these prevention strategies.
Project Angel Heart improves health and well-being for Coloradans with life-threatening illnesses through the power of food as medicine. Our professional chefs prepare tasty, nourishing meals from scratch and tailor them to meet clients’ medical needs. Each week, volunteers deliver them to 250 Colorado Springs neighbors (and another 950 in other areas) coping with illnesses like cancer, kidney disease, and HIV/AIDS.
Our mission at Rocky Mountain PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) is Improving Lives, Optimizing Wellness, Promoting Independence. At Rocky Mountain PACE, our goal is to help seniors maintain the highest level of independence possible, by offering a coordinated, holistic suite of services to meet their health care needs.
Safe Passage helps child victims of abuse tell their story and begin their journey toward hope and recovery. We coordinate the responses of partners in the law enforcement, medical, mental health, social services, and legal fields in one child-sensitive location. These efforts ensure child victims and their non-offending caregivers achieve justice, hope, and recovery.
We serve terminally ill people in El Paso and Teller counties by finding forever homes for their beloved pets. We honor our clients and their wishes by placing their beloved pets in only the most loving, life-long homes. We also offer a Wellness Program that provides in-home pet care services to owners facing a terminal illness. Our focus is to provide peace of mind to owners and pets in a time of need.
We offer free services aimed at stopping the spread of HIV in our community. A person taking medication for HIV not only has the same life expectancy as someone without HIV, but these medications ensure that they will not spread the virus to anyone else. For those that are HIV negative they can add an additional level of protection by taking one pill a day that will keep them from getting HIV.
SRC is the region’s “Welcome Center to Recovery.” Using innovative approaches unavailable anywhere else in our area, SRC offers fresh hope to individuals and families struggling with substance use disorders. Recovery Support Services are provided by trained adults sharing their personal life experience of addiction and recovery. At SRC, there are no fees, no forms, no criteria to be met, no insurance required.
First Responders can see more trauma in a day than some of us see in a lifetime. Status: Code 4, Inc. provides counseling, mental wellness and resiliency classes and other mental health resources to local First Responders and their family members. Community support allows us to serve these men and women at no or low cost, helping them stay healthy, happy and committed to this crucial work.
The Teller Senior Coalition provides services to Teller County seniors. We provide transportation, case management counseling, respite for caregivers, home delivered meals to home bound seniors, safety related handyman services and homemaker services. We provide transportation to low income, disabled residents and the general public. These services support our client’s desires to be independent and live with dignity.
The Phoenix is a unique and effective approach to recovery from substance use disorder. By pairing the transformative power of physical fitness with the intrinsic healing properties of a peer community, individuals break free of stigma and find hope in recovery. Rock climbing, yoga, hiking, strength training, and other activities provide the framework of our inclusive and accessible recovery community.
The Aging Center is the only mental health clinic in the Pikes Peak region exclusively devoted to serving older adults and their families, particularly those with few resources. We help seniors navigate late-life challenges by assessing and treating problems with memory, depression, anxiety, and many other difficulties that make it harder to age well.
Westside CARES is neighbors helping neighbors. It affirms human dignity by ameliorating the conditions of poverty and preventing homelessness through food, clothing, laundry, health-care, ID cards, mail, utilities or rent, and creates a community that values all of its members. Each year the nearly 22,000 neighbors we serve can rely on a safe, welcoming space to access the services they need to fill the gaps.