“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.
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.
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.