GLBT Community Center of Colorado
“The Center,” as it is known about
town, opened in 1976 and over the years has grown to become the largest
community center in the Rocky Mountain region, giving voice to Colorado’s LGBT
community and playing a pivotal role in statewide initiatives to reduce
harassment and discrimination.
The Center provides a variety of
services, including legal help, health-related resources, transgender programs
and services, services and advocacy for GLBT elders (SAGE), youth programming,
and business consulting.
Located at 1301 East Colfax Avenue, The
Center is a short bus or car ride from the Auraria Campus.
Survivors Organizing for Liberation
Survivors Organizing for Liberation (SOL) has
been dedicated to eliminating all forms of violence within and against the
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities in Colorado.
SOL provides advocacy, training, and youth
programs. Services include programs include advocacy-based counseling, support
groups, safety and support planning, basic legal advocacy, resources and
referrals, how to help workshops for friends/family, and accompaniment.
The organization has a 24-hour statewide hotline at
Colorado Crisis Services
Colorado Crisis Services will
immediately connect you to a trained crisis counselor. The organization offers
translation services for non-English speakers, engages in immediate problem
solving, and will make follow-up calls to ensure you receive continued care.
If you don’t know where to begin
getting mental health, substance use or emotional help for yourself or someone
you know—start here. We provide confidential and immediate support, 24/7/365.
If you are in crisis or need help dealing with one, call this toll-free number
1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 to speak to a trained professional.
The closest 24/7 walk-in location to
the Auraria Campus is located at 4353 E. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80220.
The Gender Identity Center of Colorado
The Gender Identity Center of
Colorado, Inc. is a non-profit corporation formed to provide support to anyone
gender variant in their gender identity and expression. The Gender Identity
Center of Colorado is also an informational and educational resource to the
community at large. The Gender Identity Center of Colorado is available to
anyone, male / female / other, who can benefit from its services or resources,
including spouses, significant others, parents, and siblings.
The Gender Identity Center is located
at 120 Bryant Street, Denver, CO 80219. You can contact the center by phone
(303-202-6466) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Colorado Division of Civil Rights
The Colorado Civil Rights Division
(CCRD) is charged with enforcing Colorado’s anti-discrimination laws in the
areas of employment, housing and public accommodations.
Sexual orientation including
transgender status is a “protected class” in Colorado non-discrimination law.
The CCRD investigates complaints,
advises the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, and organizes training and
You may file a charge of
discrimination online, by phone, and in person.
Colorado Legal Services
Colorado Legal Services (CLS) is a
non-profit organization that helps low-income individuals and members of
vulnerable populations, including seniors, in Colorado by providing meaningful
access to high quality, civil legal services.
The local Denver CLS office is located
at 1905 Sherman St., Suite 400, Denver 80203. Phone: 303-837-1313.