Immigrant, Refugee, and New American 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.
  • Denver Public Library Resources

View and share the Migrant Welcome Guide, created and maintained by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employement’s Office of New Americans:
Guía De Bienvenida (Spanish)
Welcome Guide (English)

Immigrants and Refugee Resource Guide, created and maintained by the City and County of Denver’s Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs:

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 that would like to help through giving or volunteering:

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.

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:

Critical Donation Items Identified:
200 Men’s size L coats
200 Men’s Size M coats
200 Women’s Size S coats
100 Women’s size M coats
100 Women’s size L coats
300 Teen coats all sizes (ages 13-17)
300 Kid coats all sizes (ages 6-12)
200 toddler coats all sizes (ages 1-6)
2000 Beanies, all sizes
2000 winter Gloves, all sizes

Drop-off Location: Richard T. Castro Human Services Center | 1200 N Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204 | 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Do not drop off donations at the main entrance. Donations are accepted at the garage doors on the north side of the building.
Appointments are encouraged. To schedule your donations drop off, call (303) 514-0643.
Directions: From Federal Blvd., take Holden Place (eastbound). You will see garage doors on your right.
From Decatur St., take Holden Place (westbound). You will see garage doors on your left.
Please drop off donations at the garage doors. A staff member or volunteer will greet you there. Donations will only be accepted during the listed days and times.

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