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Vaughn Elementary School
1155 Vaughn St.
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Gifted & Talented
Aurora Public Schools offers a wide range of services for all identified gifted and talented and high potential students. For more information, visit the AGATE Website.

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Family Resources/Recursos para Familias

CHP - Child Health Plan Plus
600 17 th Street, suite 710 in Denver
1-800- 359-1991

Aurora Mental Health Center

Family Support Line
303- 695-7996

Gateway Battered Women's Shelter 

303-343-1851 (24⁄7)

Juvenile Assessment Center
Help with issues such as anger management, health and medical services, family services and many more.

The McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance
303 982 1144

Childcare Assistance program
303 604 1043 X2953

Rent Assistance (Motel)
Salvation Army Family Services

Samaritan House

Clothing Assistance
Aurora Interchurch
303 360 0260

Denver Rescue Mission
303 313 2443

Volunteers of America
303 295 2165

Food Banks
Epworth Church
303 296 6287

Food Bank of the Rockies


Aurora Homeless Assistance Programs - The city of Aurora (as an entity) does not provide subsidized housing or financial assistance with late rental payments. There are subsidized housing programs in the community, however programs availability is limited and sometimes unavailable. Subsidized housing availability should always be verified before relocation to the metro Denver area.

Aurora Warms the NightAurora Warms the Night (AWTN) shelters those experiencing homelessness in the winter when temperatures reach 20 degrees or colder.  Year round services include meals, warm clothing, hygiene items, transportation to shelter, laundry vouchers, bus passes, partner agency referrals, and advocacy.  Our partner provider services are located onsite in our building and include mental health services, health care clinics, workforce education for clients including resume writing, interviewing skills, job coaching assistance, food assistance (SNAPS), SSI, and SSDI application assistance; and veterans’ services.

Catholic Charities Emergency Assistance Centers
Providing a full-range of emergency services including food and clothing. Locations in Metro Denver and Northern Colorado. Call for an appointment.

Trojan Wellness Clinic  303-326-1570  is a school-based health services to children ages 0-18 providing medical, dental and mental health services.

Dawn Clinic  - (18 & over) Empower the under-served, Inspire future healthcare leaders, Transform Aurora’s health. We provide patient centered care to meet the needs of the diverse under-served population of Aurora. We collaborate with community partners to overcome socioeconomic and cultural barriers to patient health and wellness. We cultivate passion for under-served healthcare through inter-professional teamwork. We foster future providers to become leaders who are proponents for change in primary care.

Denver Rescue Mission
The Denver Rescue Mission provides shelter, food, clothing, education, Christian teaching, and work discipline to meet individuals at their physical and spiritual points of need.

Denver Urban Ministries
DENUM's Outreach Services provide the essentials of food, clothing, rent/utility assistance, infant items, and legal advice to enable those in crisis to reach a level of stabilization.

Emergency Family Assistance Association
Working in cooperation with other human service organizations, schools, congregations and local police departments, EFAA serves as the hub of a coordinated network of helpers in Boulder. EFAA provides food, financial assistance programs, emergency shelter and transitional housing programs 
Providing basic human services and enrichment programs
to low-income people using community resources in Centennial, Englewood, Glendale, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Lone Tree, Sheridan and unincorporated Arapahoe County.

Gabriel House - Gabriel House is a network of parishes and volunteers that assist families throughout Northern Colorado. We are committed to providing much-needed supplies to mothers and families with young children.

Little Flower Assistance Center  11149 E. 14th Ave, Aurora, CO 80010  303-360-9686   CLOSED EVERY 3RD MONDAY FROM 12:00 TO 3:00 pm  *FOR SENIOR DISTRIBUTION*;  HOURS OF OPERATION:Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30-3:15 except third Mondays to the site.

Mile High United Way
The mission of the United Way is to unite and focus the community's resources to help people help themselves. The organization provides emergency assistance, including shelter, food, clothing, and affordable health care.
24 Hour Health & Services Hotline 211

Servicios de la Raza
This program handles “walk-ins” and crisis situations, offering a food and clothing bank. Focus is Latinos and Spanish-speaking.

Volunteers of America
VOA serves the basic needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families in the community through 32 programs, each addressing three of the most basic needs: nutrition, housing and emergency services.

Women's Bean Project
Helping women break the cycle of poverty and unemployment. We teach workplace competencies for entry-level jobs through employment and by teaching job readiness and life skills in our gourmet food production business.


City of Aurora - Homeless Services Resource Guide


Basic needs such as shelter, food, laundry, clothing, medical help, benefits, youth services and child care.


Arapahoe County - ArapaSOURCE

ArapaSOURCE is Arapahoe County's new web application for quickly finding the resources you need closest to you quickly.

Numerous resources are available at your fingertips, from food assistance to veteran's services, financial services and substance abuse, and much more.


Energy Outreach Colorado


Energy Outreach Colorado was established in 1989, and we believe everyone deserves affordable access to the vital resources that power their
homes. When everyone can afford and maintain their home, then they can focus on living, rather than merely surviving.


The Free Market at Elevation Website

"The Free Market is a grocery store with no cash registers. As you arrive, you will sign in and receive a number. When it is your turn to shop, a volunteer
accompanies you through the Market where you choose the food that will best meet your needs." Be prepared with an ID so we know where you are from and
when you come the first time documents will need to be filled out before you are able to shop at the Free Market.


Aurora Community Health -Salud Family Health Center


We are here to provide quality, affordable primary health care services to
you and your family. We accept Medicaid, Medicare, CHP+, and most private insurance plans. Salud offers a sliding fee payment scale based on family size and income. Insurance
enrollment assistance is available.



If you do not currently have internet access at home, but live in a Comcast area, you can sign up for Internet Essentials service.

This service is available to all qualified households for $9.95/month. To sign up, visit The accessible website also includes the option to video chat with

customer service agents in American Sign Language. There are also two dedicated phone numbers: 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.




Free carpool program helps connect families that need rides to school.



Page last updated on September 2, 2021

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