This year the Knights of Columbus generously extended their Coats for Kids program to the Diocese of Colorado Springs! The Knights donated 150 brand new coats for children to keep warm this winter. Coats were distributed to families with young children at Life Support Services on December 17. Thank you! …
For the fourth year in a row, the 1st Brigade Combat Team - 4th Infantry Division marched on the Marian House. The team carried backpacks full of cold weather clothes and accessories, non-perishable food, toys for children and many more necessities for local community members in need.
At 7 a.m. on Friday, December 12, the soldiers marched from Dochester Park arriving at the Marian House at 7: 30 a.m. to unload their donations. Over 1,200 soldiers from Fort Carson volunteered to march. It is e…
The Marian House experienced a small fire early this morning, December 13, 2014. The Marian House fire alarms were activated by smoke sometime around 12:00 am. The Fire Department was immediately on scene and traced the fire to the dryer in the basement. The fire was completely contained to the dryer unit, however there was smoke throughout the facility, including the Hanifen Center. Marian House personnel arrived shortly after the fire department and were on site all night.
Catholic Charities has proudly partnered with Pikes Peak United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program ( VITA) for many years, offering this service at the Marian House. VITA is an IRS-supported, free income tax preparation program for qualifying families throughout the Pikes Peak region. VITA volunteers help families complete and submit tax forms, apply for Earned Income Tax Credit, and begin a path toward financial stability. We are currently seeing volunteers to staff VITA through tax…
Join us for a seven week parent training program designed by the Love and Logic Institute, Inc. This course is designed to give you practical parenting skills (course materials are provided at no charge).
Free Classes on Wednesdays
January 7 — February 25, 2015
4:00 — 5:30 pm
(No Class on Ash Wednesday, February 18)
The Marian House
14 West Bijou Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Inclement Weather Policy: We follow School District 11 closings. If D11 schools are closed on…
Are you pregnant? Is your baby due soon? Do you have questions about labor and delivery? Would you like more information?
Catholic Charities Life Connections Program is offering a free 3-hour introductory childbirth class taught by a registered nurse.
Thursday, February 12th 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, April 9th 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, June 11th 1:00 - 4:00pm
For more information and to register, call 866-6535.
Classes are held at Catholic Charities
228 N Cascade…
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado is offering a 8-week Nurturing Program for Prenatal Families®. Parents learn ways to bond with their baby, review ages and stages of infant development, and much more. The course is designed for both singles and couples who are pregnant and preparing for parenthood.
Receive a diaper bag stocked with baby items for you and your newborn at course completion.
Classes are every THURSDAY
January 27th through March 17th
12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
To register for…
Did you know…chances are, at least one person that you saw this week didn’t have enough money to eat dinner last night.
The fact is seventeen out of a hundred people in Colorado Springs are considered the working poor. But chances are you will never know their faces. They live in the shadows some too embarrassed or too proud to ask for help. And while you may never know their faces the Marian House does.
When you donate a meal or volunteer you are helping bring their need into focus…
The Empty Stocking Fund (ESF) has partnered with non-profits in the Pikes Peak Region for over 30 years to help community members in crisis and assist others in reaching self-sufficiency. The Marian House will be an ESF recipient for the 14th year in a row. Add Staff, Wells Fargo Bank, the Gazette, and the El Pomar Foundation cover all the adminstrative costs of the campagin, allowing 100% of every dollar donated to go directly to the services provided to people in need. Futhermore, every…
Catholic Charities has entered into a partnership with Peak Vista Community Health Center's First Visitor Program, the local sponsor of Bright Beginnings. During their first three years of life, children need special support in their physical, emotional, and intellectual development. Bright Beginnings provides parents with age appropriate tools and information to engage their children to support their early development during the critical first years.
Through three of our programs - Life Supp…