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I Need Shelter

If you are currently without housing and have a need, call to see what we can assist you with, from food to clothing to various other programs at:

Samaritan House, 2301 Lawrence St., Denver
(303) 294-0241

Samaritan House 48th, 4330 48th Avenue, Denver
(720) 799-9506

Samaritan House Fort Collins
(970) 484-5010

Guadalupe Community Center - Greeley
(970) 353-6433

Marisol Homes, Denver metro area
(720) 799-9400

Samaritan House Downtown

Emergency Services

Women who are looking for a low-barrier, emergency services option arrive through our newly renovated, clean and safe emergency overnight shelter on the first floor of Samaritan House. Upon entry, participants are provided a warm, clean bed and nutritious meals. They are then matched to a Samaritan House facility that best meets their needs.

  • Eligibility: Women who are 18 years old or older.
  • Hours of Operation: 5pm to 7:30am, 365 days a year.
  • Capacity: 40 dorm style beds offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Intake/Admission: Participants should arrive at Samaritan House (2301 Lawrence Street, Denver) by 5pm, when doors open. No need to call in advance. No referral required.
  • Services: Two nutritious meals (dinner and breakfast) and bathroom services (no showers).
  • Contact: (303) 294-0241

Extended Stay Program

Samaritan House Downtown also hosts an Extended Stay program (up to 6-9 months) at 2301 Lawrence Street. This 24/7, 365 days per year sober-living program is available to single women, veterans and families seeking supportive services like case management, individualized goal-setting, holistic wellness, employment readiness, housing navigation, financial and life-skills classes and referrals to community resources. Women 18 and older are referred by community partners. Veterans should visit the Community Resource and Referral Center located at 3836 York St. Denver, CO 80205 and interested families should call the intake line at Samaritan House 720-799-9371.

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Samaritan House 48th

Catholic Charities opened its newest shelter in July 2021 - Samaritan House 48th. This low-barrier shelter doubles Catholic Charities’ capacity to serve single women in Denver. Samaritan House 48th provides participants with a clean bed, nutritious meals and additional services, such as counseling, employment support, connection to housing and referrals to community-based resources.

  • Eligibility: Women who are 18 years old or older.
  • Hours of Operation: 24/7, 365 days a year.
  • Capacity: 270 dorm style beds, offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Intake/Admission: Walk-ups accepted 8am through 8pm. No need to call in advance. No referral required. Transportation from Samaritan House on Lawrence Street to Samaritan House 48th (4330 E 48th Avenue in Denver) is also offered daily for those women seeking 24/7 shelter services. Transportation is limited and leaves 2301 Lawrence St by 4:30pm.
  • Services: Three nutritious meals, shower services, laundry services and case management support.
  • Contact: (720) 799-9506

Below is a link to a one-page PDF of our Denver Shelter Resources. We encourage you to print this out, cut into four, and hand out to anyone who needs these services.

We Provide Help at The Little Flower Assistance Center to People in the Following ZIP Codes:

All Aurora, CO ZIP codes
Denver ZIP codes: 80239 and 80249

I Need Housing

If you are in need of affordable housing, you are welcome to apply for housing on our website.  Individuals and families may be placed on our waiting list.

I Suspect Human Trafficking

If you see something suspicious and suspect it could be human trafficking, you can take action! 

Report your tip to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center.

I Need Help Fleeing Domestic Violence

Our shelters are not SAFE houses.  If you're experiencing any kind of domestic violence and feel helpless, please contact The National Domestic Hotline or visit

I Need Help With An Addiction*

If you are motivated to recover from the disease of addiction and ready to rebuild those facets of your life that have been damaged by the cycle of addiction, call Step 13 Monday through Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. at (303) 295-7837  -  or go to for more information.

*While Step 13 is not a part pf Catholic Charities, they are a sister program that collaborates with us on a regular basis.

I am a Veteran

If you are a veteran in need of assistance, resources are available through the Grant and Per Diem Program at Samaritan House. To qualify for this program, go to the VA hospital at Clermont and 9th or the Community Resource and Referral Center at 1247 Santa Fe Dr., Denver, CO 80204.  The VA hospital can refer you to our program.

Please obtain a GPD Referral Letter at either the CRRC 3836 N. York Street 303.294.5600 or at the Rocky Mountain Regional VA, Building A 720.857.5037

Emergency Assistance

For utility assistance (gas, electric) please call (720) 377-1313 between 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.  Monday through Thursday

About Us

Samaritan House is a 501(c)3 homeless shelter operated by Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Denver. Since 1986, we have helped people secure sufficient food and clothing, the ability to earn a living wage and affordable housing.


2301 Lawrence St., Denver, CO 80205

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