Resources Through Our Partners

Home Front Military Network partner agencies receive training on military and veteran culture, behavioral health issues, military, VA, and other community resources in order to better assist service members, veterans and their families.

Because each individual and family is different and may have needs that overlap, HFMN has developed a service framework that takes a holistic approach to understanding and meeting the needs of our military and veteran community. HFMN connects people to information and resources in a variety of ways. You can click on the links to our partners below for more information and to connect directly to those agencies, or you can visit our Network of Care website, a comprehensive, centralized source for local information and resources, providing a broad range of services and information in one easy-to-use location.

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The American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that provides disaster assistance, supplies 40% of the nation’s blood supply, and distributes international aid. For the military population, the organization supports service members and their families by providing home comforts on bases and in military hospitals, assisting families during deployments and emergencies, and serving veterans.

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Angels of America’s Fallen

Angels of America’s Fallen is a nonprofit organization created to provide support to the children of fallen service members. Long-term services throughout childhood include grief counseling, healthy activities, and scholarships.

Arapahoe County Veteran Services

Arapahoe County Veterans Services helps local veterans and their dependents obtain the federal aid and state benefits to which they are entitled, including disability and pension claims. The division of the county government also helps veterans find community services that can help them overcome any obstacles they may be facing.

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CASA

CASA of the Pikes Peak Region is a nonprofit organization that trains and supervises volunteers to represent the best interests of victims of child abuse, neglect, and severe domestic conflict. The organization’s volunteers are appointed by judges to be a voice for these children and ultimately place them in safe, loving homes.

Cedar Springs Hospital

Cedar Springs Hospital is a behavioral health treatment center in Colorado Springs that offers specialized services for individuals of all ages struggling with emotional, psychiatric, and substance abuse disorders. The hospital provides acute inpatient and residential psychiatric treatment, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs.

Colorado Technical University

Colorado Technical University provides industry-relevant higher education to a diverse student population. CTU is committed to the military population and has awarded millions in scholarship money to active-duty service members, veterans, and their families.

Colorado State University-Pueblo: Military & Veterans Support Center

This organization provides resources and knowledge to veteran, military, and dependent students from transition to graduation to ensure they succeed at CSU Pueblo. MVSC staff assists these students with military tuition assistance and advocates for the military-affiliated population on campus, striving to continually implement processes and procedures that help them further their educational goals.

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Community Partnership for Child Development

The Community Partnership for Child Development prepares at-risk and special needs children for success in school and life. Its four core comprehensive early childhood services include Head Start, Early Head Start, Colorado Preschool Program, and the Early Childhood Development Program.

Goodwill of Colorado

Goodwill of Colorado provides career development resources and life-skills training for more than 124,000 Coloradans with disadvantages each year, including veterans, seniors, youth, and individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment. Its thrift stores, donations, corporate partnerships, and recycling processes ensure individuals have access to care and life pathways that allow them to live to their fullest potential.

Diversus Health

Diversus Health provides high-quality mental and behavioral healthcare and counseling to multiple Colorado communities. Their services assist with counseling, psychiatry, addiction, and crisis.

El Paso County Department of Human Services (DHS)

The El Paso County DHS strives to protect the county’s most vulnerable citizens while providing efficient access to the services provided by the local, state, and federal governments and working with community organizations to extend its safety net. Its goal is to keep families together while helping them become self-sufficient.

El Paso County Government

The El Paso County Government is a regional leader in east central Colorado, providing valued and necessary community services in the most cost-effective manner.

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Colorado Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (COESGR)

The COESGR is a Department of Defense office with a mission to gain and maintain employer support for Guard and Reserve service by recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, resolving conflicts through mediation, and developing initiatives to increase employment opportunities for military service members and veterans.

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Envida

Envida is a nonprofit that provides transportation and home care services to individuals with disabilities, older adults, and those with financial challenges in the Colorado Springs community. Its mission is to promote access and support independent living with dignity.

Family Care Center

Family Care Center is the leading provider of mental and behavioral health treatment services in the Colorado Springs and Denver areas. It provides tailored care plans to suit everyone’s unique needs using a broad range of treatment options including counseling, medication, management, and other mental health resources.

Freedom Service Dogs of America

Freedom Service Dogs of America (FSD) transforms lives by partnering people with custom-trained assistance dogs at no cost to the client. Clients include veterans with PTSD, children and teens with autism and other neurocognitive disabilities, and individuals with physical challenges resulting from conditions such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injury. FSD also provides professional therapy dogs to serve as partners for clinicians, therapists, law enforcement, and more.

Give an Hour

Give an Hour (GAH) is a national nonprofit organization that began by improving the emotional, mental, and well-being of service members, veterans, and their families. Today, it serves all populations with free mental health services using its three-pillar approach: Access to Care, Cultural Change, and Mental Health Literacy.

Headstrong

Headstrong is a national mental treatment plan of choice for the nation’s military, veterans, and their family members. Its no-expense, comprehensive program offers stigma-free, evidence-based, trauma-focused treatment.

The Independence Center

The Independence Center serves people with disabilities from Colorado Springs and surrounding areas by working with them, their families, and the community so they can be independent and live life as equals. The Independence Center provides information, resources, and support, through its Home Health, Center for Independent Living, Advocacy division, and Veteran in Charge program.

LifeStance Health

LifeStance Health provides outpatient counseling and psychiatric care from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins, and to rural and mountain areas through telehealth. The organization uses an open and non-judgmental approach by accepting patients for who they are, regardless of their background or struggles, so they can navigate life without feeling overwhelmed or out of control.

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The Mission Continues

The Mission Continues empowers veterans with a desire to continue their service to be part of a nationwide movement of transforming communities. Its programs deploy veteran volunteers to work alongside nonprofit partners and community leaders to improve educational resources, tackle food insecurity, foster neighborhood identity, and more.

Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center

The Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center provides accessible programs, integrated resources, and collaborative partnerships to empower the lives of military, veterans, and their families. Its programs include health and wellness, military veteran and family services, and transition and employment.

Onward to Opportunity

Onward to Opportunity-Veterans Career Transition Program (OTO-VCTP) is a free care skills program for post-9/11 veterans, service members, and spouses, with 12 locations in the United States, including Fort Carson. The organization places participants in new or better careers and allows them to gain industry-validated training and credentials, and then offers guaranteed interviews with some of the over 400 military-friendly employers connected with O2O-VCTP.

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Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront helps build strong, stable, and secure military families. Its services include relief through critical financial assistance and transitional housing; resiliency through permanent housing and caregiver support services; and recurring family support programs.

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Operation TBI Freedom

Operation TBI Freedom (OTF) walks the journey of veterans with TBIs through recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration. A privately-funded program of Craig Hospital, OTF assigns military support specialists to aid Colorado veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries with physical recovery, mental health support, financial assistance, and more.

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Peak View Behavioral Health

Peak View Behavioral Health offers acute care and outpatient programs to support individuals who are going through a crisis. We provide proven treatment options for both mental health and substance abuse issues while offering support and education to the client’s family members.

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The Phoenix

The Phoenix is a free sober active community to help those recovering from substance abuse disorders with its supportive, physically active community. The organization believes that fostering human connections in mental, physical, and spiritual fitness is a powerful way to rebuild wounded bodies and spirits and restore hope.

Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is a voluntary organization of 16 counties and municipalities that provides a forum for local governments to discuss issues, identify shared opportunities and challenges, and develop collaborative strategies for action. Its programs include transportation, aging, environment, military, administration, COVID-19 resources, and employment.

Peak Vista Community Health Centers

Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing exceptional medical and dental care incorporating behavioral health services to residents of Colorado’s Pikes Peak and East Central regions who face access barriers.

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Pikes Peak Restorative Justice Council (PPRJC)

PPRJC promotes and supports restorative justice principles and practices to enable victims, offenders, and the community to repair harms and restore relationships within the Pikes Peak region.

Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care

Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care provides a full range of individualized services for patients and their families at any stage of a serious or terminal illness.

Pikes Peak State College

Pikes Peak State College provides high-quality educational opportunities to all with a focus on student success and community needs. Its programs include occupational programs including certificates, associates, and bachelor’s degrees for youth and adults in career and technical fields; two-year transfer educational programs; and a broad range of personal career and technical education for adults.

Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention

Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention offers multiple services and programs including presentations and discussions to increase awareness of suicide and how to prevent it; education such as employer suicide prevention training, mental health first aid, and parent training; and suicide support services, such as peer support groups, individual therapy, and postvention support.

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Pikes Peak United Way

Pikes Peak United Way seeks to enhance youth success and family stability in the Pikes Peak Region by providing mentorship, life resources, and job opportunities to the most vulnerable in the community. The organization focuses on connecting youth and their families to resources at the beginning of their life journey to ensure access to food, shelter, and learning resources.

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Pikes Peak Workforce Center (PPWC)

PPWC provides a variety of free services to assist registered job seekers including skills training, resources, resume assistance and interview preparation, intensive job search assistance, and help with costs related to the completion of a degree or certificate.

Prep Connect 360

A five-day job seekers workshop for veterans, active duty, guard/reserve, and military spouses facilitated by career professionals and veterans from the Colorado Springs community. Conducted in conjunction with the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, the workshop includes topics such as career assessments, interviewing, career development, social media, employer connections, networking, and more.

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Project Sanctuary

Project Sanctuary helps veterans and service members transition into a “new normal” after service or deployment to combat high rates of unemployment, addiction, suicide, and other challenges. The organization serves veterans, spouses, caregivers, and children as a family unit by reconnecting families and restoring hope, through therapeutic retreats and long-term family support services.

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RMHS

Rocky Mountain Human Services is a nonprofit organization that provides children, adults, and veterans with resources to live the lives they envision in their communities of choice.

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Silver Key Services

Silver Key Services provides older adults in the Pikes Peak region with a wide variety of senior assistance services including behavioral health, companionship, case management, and government food program distribution.

Stable Strides

Stable Strides seeks to improve the well-being of individuals through a connection with horses to promote strong and healthy individuals, families, and communities. Services include physical, occupational, and speech therapy; mental health; and adaptive riding.

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Tessa

Tessa offers confidential support and services for victims of interpersonal violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking and their children. Services include a 24-hour Safe Line, Safehouse emergency shelter, victim advocacy, counseling, programs for youth and children, housing assistance, and legal services.

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The Resource Exchange (TRE)

TRE advocates for the independence of infants, children, teens, adults, and seniors with disabilities, delays, mental health, or long-term care needs. The organization coordinates care by promoting choices and collaboration with community partners in El Paso, Pueblo, Teller, and Park counties.

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UCHealth

UCHealth is a not-for-profit health care system, headquartered in Aurora, Colorado. The system includes hospitals and facilities throughout Colorado focused on providing its patients with the safest environment, best experience, and best outcomes.

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University of Denver: The Sturm Center

The University of Denver Sturm Center, part of the graduate school of professional psychology at the University of Denver, provides high-quality, evidence-based, and confidential community behavioral health for veterans, service members, and their families. The programs address readjustment, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress; family, parenting, and relationship stress; trauma, adjustment to medical conditions, sleep problems, anger management, occupational and educational stressors; obtainment of academic or workplace disability-related accommodations; and evidence for VA disability claims and military discharge status upgrade cases.

UCCS Veteran & Military Student Affairs

UCCS Veteran & Military Student Affairs provides collaborative transition assistance, as well as social and academic support for all veterans, military, and their family members. Services include education benefits, certification and counseling, transition assistance, mental health counseling referrals, access to tutoring, general campus information, mentoring, a study area, and more.

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Veterans Upward Bound College Access Program

Veterans Upward Bound is a free Department of Education program designed to help veterans refresh their academic skills and give them the confidence to complete their choice of college degrees. It provides basic skills development, refresher classes, assistance with financial aid, personalized counseling, academic advice and assistance, career counseling, and more.