Women, Family and Youth

Below are resources geared specifically for women, families and youth affected by HIV/AIDS.

 

Angels Unaware

Monthly support group for children living in families with HIV/AIDS. Also offers monthly newsletter and annual free family camp. See full listing in directory.

http://angelsunaware.net/

 

The Blue Bench

Provides crisis intervention, victim advocacy, referrals, information and counseling for survivors of sexual violence.

24 hour English-speaking hotline: 303-322-7273

24 hour Spanish-speaking hotline: 303-329-0031

http://thebluebench.org/

 

Boulder County OASOS

Aims to increase healthy behaviors and decrease risky behaviors among LGBTQ youth ages 13-20 through support, advocacy and education.

1030 Boston Avenue

Longmont, CO 80501

303-678-6259

http://www.bouldercounty.org/family/lgbtiq/pages/oasos.aspx

 

The Bridge Project

Provides after school, summer, scholarship and family/adult classes.

2148 S High Street Denver, CO 80208

303-871-2735

http://www.denverbridgeproject.org/#home

 

Children’s Hospital Immunodeficiency Program (CHIP)

Pediatric HIV clinic serving HIV- infected pregnant women and children (infant to age 24), as well as HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for youth aged 15-25.  See full listing in directory.

http://chipteam.org/

 

Colorado Anti-Violence Program

Crisis intervention, food transportation, emergency shelter, information, and referrals for LGBTQ victims of violence. See full listing in directory.

http://coavp.org/

 

Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)

Provides financial assistance to low- income families that are working, searching for employment or are in training, and families that are enrolled in the Colorado Works Program.

http://www.coloradoofficeofearlychildhood.com/cccap-parents

 

Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Serves as a forum for social action and the development of services for battered women and their families by bringing its membership and the community together.

1120 Lincoln Street, Ste.900  Denver, CO 80203

303-831-9632

Toll free: 888-778-7091

http://ccadv.org/

 

National Violence Hotline:

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

 

Colorado WIC Program

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy food, health referrals and other services free of charge to Colorado families who qualify. WIC’s goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women and children under age 5 healthy.

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/wic-families

 

Denver Area Youth Services (DAYS)

Serves youth (age six and up) and families; offers individual, group and family counseling. See full listing in directory.

303-698-2300

https://www.facebook.com/denveryouth/?ref=page_internal

 

The Empowerment Program

Women’s program providing education, employment assistance, health, housing and support services. See full listing in directory.

303-320-1989

http://www.empowermentprogram.org/

 

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network Colorado

Works to ensure safe schools for all students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

5739 E. Caley Ave.  Centennial, CO  80111

303-770-6530

http://www.glsen.org/

 

Inside/Out Youth Services

Provides support groups for, recreation nights, HIV education and prevention services for GLBTQ youth ages 13-22 in Colorado Springs. See full listing in directory.

https://www.insideoutys.org/

 

Mi Casa Resource Center

Women’s business center, job training, GED and English classes, youth and family supportive services. See full listing in directory.

303-573-1302

http://www.micasaresourcecenter.org/

 

OutFront Youth Group

Group for GLBTQ youth

P.O. Box 1602

Pueblo, CO 81002

716-564-4004

http://www.socoequality.org/outfrontyouthgroup.html

 

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

Information and support for families and friends of lesbians and gays. See full listing in directory.

http://pflagcolorado.org/

Denver Chapter: http://www.pflagdenver.org/

 

Rainbow Alley

Drop-in center for GLBT youth.

1301 E Colfax in Denver

101 N. Mason St. in Fort Collins

303-831-0442

http://www.glbtcolorado.org/rainbow-alley/

 

Sisters of Color United for Education – Plaza Aztlan

Offers Promotora training on sexuality, STIs, HIV, reproductive health, substance abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, cultural literacy, and harm reduction. See full directory in listing.

http://www.plazaaztlan.com/

 

Urban Peak

Serving youth under 21 experiencing homelessness in metropolitan Denver and Colorado Springs. See full listing in directory.

http://www.urbanpeak.org/

 

The Women’s Bean Project Offers transitional jobs in gourmet food manufacturing designed to provide immediate income, arrange support services to overcome barriers to employment, and teach job  readiness skills.

3201 Curtis Street

Denver,  CO 80205

303-292-1919

https://www.womensbeanproject.com/

 

Work Options for Women

Provides food skills service and life skills training, job-placement and post-employment support.

1200 Federal Blvd.

Denver,  CO 80204

720-944-1920

http://www.workoptions.org/

 

Youth HIV Advocacy Coalition Initiates collaborative efforts to prevent HIV infection among youth and to increase identification of youth living with HIV. See listing in directory.

http://chipteam.org/programs/youth/

 

Camps for children

Roundup River Ranch

Our patients ages 7-17 attend a weeklong camp for specific medical issues.  They also have a weekend family camp in the fall.  All services are free of charge.

http://www.roundupriverranch.org/

For questions concerning camp programs, applying to camp, volunteer opportunities, medical support,
and other camp-based questions, please contact:
Camp Office:
8333 Colorado River Road
Gypsum, CO 81637
Phone: 970.524.2267
Fax, General: 877.619.0323
Fax, Medical Forms and Confidential Information: 888.524.2477

 

Camp Ray-Ray

Run by Angels Unaware. Camp Ray-Ray hosts 20-25 families and about 20 volunteers, a total of 125 people.

http://angelsunaware.net/camp-ray-ray/camp-registration/

 

One Heartland

http://www.oneheartland.org/

At Camp Heartland, the stigma stops. You can say as much or as little as you want about how HIV/AIDS impacts your life and no one will judge you. And there’s a sense of relief that comes with experiencing complete acceptance. This is a home away from home where you can be yourself, share your story or blend into a group—whatever works for you

Contact Us

Thanks for your interest in One Heartland! You can contact us using any of the methods below. Or you may contact One Heartland staff directly.

Phone
(888) 216-2028

Fax
(612) 824-6303

US Mail
2101 Hennepin Ave. S, Suite #200 Minneapolis, MN 55405

 

Camp Kindle

http://www.projectkindle.org/camp-kindle

Main Office
Project Kindle
27203 Golden Willow Way
Santa Clarita, CA 91387
Eva Payne
Founder and Executive Director
877.800.2267 ext 702
eva @ projectkindle.org