The Emergency Aid Fund is designed to support currently enrolled students by removing unforeseen & urgent financial obstacles, which, if not resolved quickly, could cause students to drop out of school. Currently enrolled students are eligible for a total of $500 in emergency financial assistance to pay for unforeseen costs, including, but not limited to, utilities, housing/rent, food, medical/dental, transportation, childcare, etc. Learn more and apply at CCD.edu/emergencyaid.
We believe that affordable housing is vital to student success. Whether you need emergency housing or are behind on rent or mortgage, we are here to help! CCD has partnered with the Rose Foundation to provide recipients with funding for housing costs. Recipients will work closely with one of our Resource Center staff members to receive support to contribute to their success here at CCD. We encourage any interested students to read more about our program and apply.
SPARC’s Resource Center team believes that access to child care is vital to student success. Our students can be eligible for funding to use towards their childcare costs. Scholarship recipients will work closely with our office to continue to support them in succeeding at the Community College of Denver. We encourage interested students to read more about our scholarship program and apply.
Are you having a hard time paying your rent? Do you need emergency shelter? Are you looking for affordable housing options? Our team is here to help. Our peer mentors specialize in helping you find resources based on your needs, preferences, and finances. Schedule an appointment today.
The Denver metro area is experiencing ongoing gentrification, and as a result of COVID-19, we are also bracing for a looming eviction & rental crisis. While evictions are serious and scary, you must remember that you have rights as a renter in Colorado and don’t have to face the threat of eviction alone.
If you are in immediate crisis, please call the Domestic Violence (DV) National Hotline at 1.800.799.7233 or the Colorado Crisis Line at 1.844.493.8255
Anyone needing access to shelter or anyone who encounters someone who needs shelter access between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday can call 2-1-1 to be connected to available resources, including transportation assistance for those who are homeless and have disabilities
Our human services staff offers information for students experiencing housing insecurities or homelessness. Students may qualify for payment assistance for off-campus housing. Learn more about need-based housing assistance and other scholarships.
What is a Childcare or Homeschool Co-op? The most common of the childcare models, parent model cooperatives, comprises parents who have formed a cooperative to provide quality care for their children. Below are some examples of successful co-ops, alternative youth programs, and tips to start your co-op.