Severe Weather Shelter for Single Men, Single Women and Families - Cold Weather Care

Cold Weather Care

Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides a one-time, emergency winter shelter through a network of churches beginning Monday, October 21st, 2019. Scheduling of intake appointments begins on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019. Serves homeless single men, single women, and families. Guests sleep in one church for 7 nights, then transition to the next church for 7 nights, for up to 30 days. Three meals (including a sack lunch), transportation assistance, showers and case management are also offered. Guests must leave by 7 a.m. each morning.
LocationAdams County
Geographical AreaAdams County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall the hotline on or after Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 and leave a message or fill out the online form including the following information:
- First and Last name
- Phone number
- Number of individuals in the family (adults and children)

If there is an opening, guests will be called back for phone screening. After the phone screening an intake interview will be scheduled, which may be the same day. Interested candidates must be prepared to enter the shelter the same day that the phone screening and intake interview take place.
Intake RequirementsIndividuals must provide the following to receive shelter:
- Photo ID
- Social Security Card
- Proof of income
- No drugs/alcohol in possession (including marijuana)
- Not under the influence of drugs/alcohol for 30 days
- No weapons in possession
- Must pass a background check
- Must pass drug and alcohol screen at intake
- Must be willing to participate in goal setting, case management, and weekly life skills course
- Zero tolerance for drugs, alcohol, and verbal and physical violence
Helpful TipsInitial 30-day stay for each individual/family. Individuals with documentation of their work schedule will be eligible for late arrival and early departure.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityMen, women, families and couples with or without children. Applicants must have:
- 30 days of sobriety
- No violent felonies on record
- No sex offense on record
- Be willing to participate in case management on a weekly basis
- Must pass drug and alcohol screen at intake

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Capacity Limitations20 beds (Serves any combination of up to 4 families, up to 4 single men, up to 4 single women)
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Intake Hours)
Specific Hours: Monday - Sunday, 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Nightly Arrival)
Contact Information
Unable to plot address.
Contact's Phone (303) 847-9072
Physical Site Address 1 Confidential
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 351594
Mailing City, State, Zip Westminster, CO 80035
Main Phone (303) 847-9072
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Cold Weather Care
Affiliated Program: Cold Weather Care
This Service: Severe Weather Shelter for Single Men, Single Women and Families - Cold Weather Care
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Extreme Weather Shelters (BH-1800.8500-185)