Programs & Services: At-A-Glance
Women, transgender individuals, and their children who seek assistance from The Gathering Place have access to a wide range of programs and services that meet basic needs, foster personal growth, and build community, and develop social enterprise. Below is a list of programs and services offered to members at The Gathering Place.
Please note: Programs and services with an asterisk (*) are available by appointment only. Please visit us during our operating hours to learn more or to schedule an appointment.
Meet Basic Needs
The Gathering Place provides fresh, nutritious meals to our members three times a day.
Breakfast - 8:30am
Lunch - 11:30am
Snack - 3:30pm
Members can receive 25 lbs of food every 30 days. Visit the Resource Desk to access pre-made food bags during our operating hours. Betsy's Cupboard is run entirely by volunteer support.
Our Family Program provides a safe and fun space for children under the age of 18. Staff also provides resources and referrals specifically designed for families.
Four private shower stalls are available to members Monday through Friday for 15 minute use. Hygiene and towels are provided for in-house use.
Washers and dryers are available on-site. There is no cost to use the washers and dryers, and we provide detergent.
Three phones are available for members to use while at The Gathering Place. The phones are for outgoing, local calls only.
Members may receive mail at The Gathering Place. Mail is held for 30 days, after which is it returned to sender.
The Gathering Place works with a variety of partners to offer health services in our Wellness Area. Services include mental health, physical and sexual health, a mobile clinic, and more.
Six beds are available for members to rest Monday through Friday during operating hours. Sheets and pillowcases are provided for in-house use.
Bridget's Boutique is The Gathering Place's clothing bank. This volunteer-led program helps members find essential clothing. We specifically focus on meeting seasonal clothing needs and providing comfortable, casual attire for adults. Members may make appointments at the Resource Desk for Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday afternoons between 1pm-3pm.
Our Resource Desk helps members navigate the Denver metro resources available to them.
Foster Personal Growth
The High School Equivalency Class is currently closed. We are actively seeking out a new partner agency to offer HSE Classes and tutoring for our members. For more information, or to partner with TGP in offering HSE classes please contact the Jobs and Education Program Manager at email@example.com.
TGP's Job Readiness program offers support with résumé assistance, interview prep, job seeking, skill development, career and skills assessments and employment case management. Job search assistance and resource navigation for educational and training programs is conducted every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Also, we have periodic job skills classes and on-site hiring events.
The Computer Lab provides members with access to computers and the internet. We also have a Teen Computer Lab to fit the needs of some of our families.
Members experiencing homelessness are able to participate in case management - involving member-driven goal setting to develop individualized care plans and promote greater personal stability.
TGP’s Peer Recovery Program provides trauma-informed peer recovery support through individualized recovery plans and service navigation in a low-barrier, non-clinical setting led by certified peer navigator. Program participants have access to a full spectrum of onsite recovery supports and linkage to comprehensive community resources for physical and mental health, housing, and other supportive services to promote wellness and recovery from trauma, mental illness, substance use and/or the impacts of homelessness. If interested in participating, please visit the Wellness Area at TGP during regular business hours.