Get Involved

Denver welcomes the community's desire to support newcomers to the city. Find ways to support these efforts through volunteering below:

Host Families

Are you interested in hosting newcomers in your home or organization? If so, please fill out the form using the link below:

Hosting Newcomers Interest Form

A nonprofit organization will reach out to you with information on next steps. Thank you for your kindness and collaboration.

Landlords with Vacancies

Landlords with vacant rental properties who are interested in hosting a newcomer family should fill out the form using the link below. You will be contacted by a city representative.

Landlord Interest Form


Thanks to the overwhelming support of the community, most items like clothing and shoes are not needed and will not be accepted at this time. We do still welcome donations of hygiene kits and non-perishable snacks. Donors should call (303) 514-0643 to see how they can best be of assistance and to schedule an appointment before dropping off donations.

Where you can donate

Richard T. Castro Human Services Center | 1200 N Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204 | 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday 

Do not drop off donations at the main entrance. Donations are accepted at the garage doors on the north side of the building. Appointments are encouraged. To schedule your donations drop off, call (303) 514-0643.

Before you head out, please review the drop off instructions and directions by tapping / clicking the button below:

Directions to Donations Site

Directions: From Federal Blvd., take Holden Place (eastbound). You will see garage doors on your right.
From Decatur St., take Holden Place (westbound). You will see garage doors on your left.

Please drop off donations at the garage doors, pictured below. A staff member or volunteer will greet you there. Donations will only be accepted during the listed days and times.

Donations location at the north side of Richard T Castro Building

Please take a look at the map below before heading out to drop off your donation.

Map of the donations location at the Richard T Castro building

Financial donations

The Newcomers Fund is currently accepting monetary donations from the general public. Donations will go directly to the city’s nonprofit partners who are supporting migrants with resource navigation, shelter and other services. You can also help out by volunteering to support the response.