# Denver rescue mission
Ways to help homeless people shivering in the Colorado cold
(Denver, Colo.) So maybe you’ve seen a homeless person shivering on the street, their breath visible it’s so cold. And at that point in time, maybe you decided you want to help.
Why some homeless people choose to shiver instead of shelter
(Denver, Colo.) When snow and cold began to bear down on the Front Range Wednesday afternoon, the chorus began: Why won’t some homeless people go to a shelter to escape the weather?
Opinion: What homeless people fight about in shelters
Denver police cruisers often sit outside Salvation Army Crossroads homeless shelter.Google Street View. (Denver, Colo.) Earlier tonight I mentioned to a neighbor that my heart is heavy for the residents of Quality Inn on Zuni in Denver.
Opinion: Denver homeless shelters better than they used to be
On Monday, the City Council will consider a contract to allow Colorado Coalition for the Homeless to provide health care in the 48th Avenue congregant homeless shelter. As someone who experienced homelessness just a few years ago, I can tell you this is good news. I used to avoid Stout Street Clinic while homeless due to its location. I often did not feel safe going there. Having healthcare in the shelters is a positive step forward.
Denver’s homeless population gets more healthcare options
(Matt Collamer on Unsplash) (Denver, Colo.) The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless opened two new clinics to provide healthcare services to people experiencing homelessness. The 48th Avenue East Health Center opened Monday at the Denver Rescue Mission shelter at 4600 E. 48th St. The center has a lobby, two dedicated exam rooms, two behavioral health rooms, a point-of-care room and a procedure room. The health center will expand in the coming months. The clinic serves about 15 clients per day.
Denver spends $18.5 million to shelter homeless
A woman waits to enter a Denver homeless shelter.Mike Kilcoyne/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) The Denver City Council awarded $18.5 million in contracts Tuesday to shelter people experiencing homelessness.