Outside of parenting, there are many challenges that teen parents and their families face

Additional Services

Baby Items

WeeCycle collects essential baby gear and matches it with families in need. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to find upcoming distribution events

Hunger and Homelessness

APS Free Summer Meal Program provides meals to anyone 18 years old and younger at locations throughout Aurora. Meals are distributed Monday-Friday at various times

Aurora Housing Authority provides services to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or are in danger of homelessness

2-1-1 Colorado is an online search engine where families can find statewide community resources for a variety of services

Find Your Local Food Bank through this easy-to-use website! Also check out this list of Arapahoe County food banks

Colfax Community Network seeks to provide needed services. CCN works with families to recognize their value and offer tangible resources to encourage stability. This program provides housing, employment, outreach, after school programs, and summer camps

Aurora Warms the Night provides shelter and comprehensive services for Aurora's homeless. All services are provided free of charge to homeless clients including men, women, children, and families. Cold weather shelter provided via motel vouchers when temperatures drop to 20 degrees or below. Vouchers provide safety, an opportunity for showers, and prevent frostbite, illness and potential death from winter elements

Comitis Crisis Center offers a comprehensive program of services, from emergency housing, crisis intervention, short term treatment, aftercare, outreach, and education and prevention services to Aurora persons ranging from infants to senior citizens. Call (720)975-0155 for more information

Additional Services

RISE Aurora provides families with an Aurora Resource Guide

Do you need help getting a birth certificate?

Families Forward Resource Center seeks to enrich entire families through partnership and services that create a safe, healthy, and connected community

The Rocky Mountain Immigration Action Network (RMIAN) is a good resource if you have immigration questions or concerns

The Aurora Language Center at the Community College of Aurora offers a college preparatory and community ESL program

Aurora Youth Options (AYO) connects middle school and high school students with community activities and may assist with funding for youth participation in those activities. In addition, AYO provides a youth mentoring program for qualifying youth

Additional Services

Child Protective Services

Arapahoe County Child Abuse Hotline: 303-636-1750

Adams County Child Abuse Hotline: 303-412-5212

Statewide Abuse/Neglect Hotline: 1-844-CO-4-KIDS

County Human Services for TANF

Colorado Works is the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program in Colorado; it provides public assistance to families in need. Colorado Works is designed to assist customers in becoming self-sufficient by strengthening the economic and social stability of families. Colorado Works operates in all 64 counties, and is delivered locally through each county's department of human or social services.