Colorado Newcomers Support & Response Efforts

Colorado Voluntary Organizations Aiding in Disaster members, partnerships, and resources to support newcomers as they look to settle or pass through Colorado. Please visit for more information and the latest updates for volunteer and in-kind donation needs!

Colorado Newcomers – Get Help Now

If you are in need of help or supporting someone in need of help with immigration services and supports:

Dial 2-1-1 or text 898-211 to reach the 211 Colorado Help Center to speak with a live navigator. Available Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm. For 24/7 information & resources, visit

  • Spanish-speaking navigators are on staff and able to provide free translation services, as well as direct services for free transportation through Lyft rides, and much more.
  • View the 211 Colorado Immigration Resource Guide: This resource guide supports individuals, case workers, and partners through listed direct service offerings that have verified they support undocumented citizens.
  • Colorado Newcomer’s 211 Resource Page

Denver Public Library Resources:

View and share the Migrant Welcome Guide recently compiled and shared by the Office of New Americans:
Migrant Welcome Guide (Spanish)
Migrant Welcome Guide (English)

Community Supports – Volunteer or Give Now

For the latest updates, needs, and supports for the City of Denver, click here. If you are a community member looking to help now:

The Newcomers Fund is currently accepting monetary donations from the general public. Donations will go directly to the city’s nonprofit partners who are supporting migrants with resource navigation, shelter and other services. You can also help out by volunteering to support the response.

Denver Immigrant Legal Services Fund, providing funding through grants to nonprofits that provide direct legal representation to immigrants in detention and/or subject to removal proceedings, affirmative relief services, and expands the capacity of immigration attorneys in the Denver Metro region.

In-Kind Donations:
To help support the migrant community by donating essential items. You can help provide crucial resources and support to those in need through the following partners:

The Denver Dream Center | 2165 Curtis St.
The Denver Dream Center will be accepting donations Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information on the Denver Dream Center donation site, visit the website or contact

The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado | 1373 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203
The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado is accepting donations at First Baptist Church on Thursdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Potters House of Denver | 9495 E Florida Ave.
The Potters House of Denver is accepting coordinated drop-offs only. To coordinate a drop off, please contact Any item not previously coordinated for drop off, will not be accepted.

Temple Emanuel | 51 Grape St.
Temple Emanuel is accepting donations Monday evenings from 5-8 p.m. A list of accepted items is available on their website.

Servicios de la Raza | 3131 W 14th Ave.
Servicios de la Raza is also accepting non-perishable food donations Monday-Thursday from 1-4 p.m.

Items requested include:

  • Hygiene product kits (please have the items below all ready to grab in a sealed plastic bag): 
    • Soap
    • Deodorant
    • Toothpaste
    • Toothbrushes
  • Menstrual hygiene products (preferably in bulk)
  • Diapers (sizes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
  • Baby wipes (preferably in bulk)
  • Socks (new/unopened only) 

Colorado Voluntary Organizations Aiding in Disaster Members & Government Parnters List

Colorado Voluntary Organizations Aiding in Disaster (CO-VOAD)
CO-VOAD Government Partners:
Rocky Mountain Seventh Day AdventistColorado Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (DHSEM)
American Red CrossFEMA Region 8
Church of ScientologyColorado Emergency Management Association (CEMA)
Colorado Baptist Disaster ReliefColorado Department of Human Services
International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC)Colorado Crisis Education and Response Network 
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)Ready
Lutheran Family ServicesReady Colorado
Operation BBQ ReliefColorado Business Emergency Operations Center
Our Front PorchCitizen Corps
Presbyterian Disaster AssistanceAdministration for Children and Families
Serve 6.8National Weather Service
Spark the Change
Team Rubicon
The Salvation Army
Mile High United Way & 2-1-1 Colorado
United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
Volunteers of America