Opening Tuesday, September 1, the Family Day Center (FDC) will be the only day center in the Colorado Springs area exclusively addressing the needs of families experiencing homelessness and poverty. The pilot project will determine the need for expansion beyond the Hanifen Center at Marian House. The FDC will offer families a safe haven with opportunities to participate in adult and child enrichment activities throughout the day, receive services on-site, and referrals to other agencies as neede…
September is National Preparedness Month. As a part of our commitment to Disaster Relief, Catholic Charities is participating in the national campaign to raise awaress for disaster preparedness. This year's theme is "Don't Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today."
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September 1-5: Flood
September 6-12: Wildfire…
Several free legal clinics are available throughout the Pikes Peak Region. These clinics are made possible by the El Paso County Bar Association and the Pikes Peak Pro Bono Project.
Second Saturday of Each Month
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Citadel Mall, Inside the Imagination Space (On upper level closest to Burlington Coat Factory)
No appointment or reservation required. This is a walk-in clinic. Participants can meet with an attorney for brief advice.
The 2nd Annual St. Gabriel's Briarfest takes place this year on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 11, 12 & 13 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 8755 Scarborough Drive.
Briarfest is a community festival that brings together neighbors, businesses, schools and faith communities in addition to supporting local charitable organizations. This year, Catholic Charities will recieve a portion of the proceeds from the event, including direct donations of cash and canned goods collected at the…
Catholic Charities Mini-Grant Program
Let’s work together! Do you need help with your ministry to our economically poor and vulnerable? We would like to support you! Mini-grants of $500 - $2,500 are available from the diocese through Catholic Charities to support your ministry. Funds can be used for start-up or ongoing projects. For more information, contact Corey Almond at 719-866-6510 or email@example.com
2015 Mini-Grants Program Description and Application…
Join the healing work of Catholic Charities' ministry to the vulnerable in our midst. There are many current opportunities including: Director of Family Immigration Services, Receptionist/Office Assistant (PT), Childcare Specialists for English Language programming in Castle Rock and Colorado Springs (PT).
Applications and more information available here…
Volunteers are needed for the new Family Day Center, which will be housed at the Hanifen Center at Marian House. Volunteer Client Navigators will welcome and guide families experiencing poverty through the center’s activities for education and enrichment of adults and children. Volunteer Child Watch Specialists will supervise activities for children. Morning and afternoon shifts available. Contact Corey Almond at (719) 866-6510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsor-A-Day at the Marian House!
The Marian House Sponsor-A-Day Program enables businesses, churches, schools, fraternal organizations, boards of directors, groups, families, and individuals to sponsor the meals served at the Marian House Soup Kitchen for a specific day. The day can be sponsored or designated in honor of an entity such as an individual, organization, business, etc., by pairing the sponsorship with a meaningful day or anniversary.
The benefits to Marian House are obviou…
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado is offering a FREE 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. Upon course completion, you will receive a free diaper bag sotcked with items for you and your newborn!
Thursdays from 1:00pm-3:00pm at Catholic Charities
228 N Cascade Ave., Colorado…
The Marian House has hosted Financial Literacy classes for several years. Anyone can sign up for a class. Classes are held monthly at the Marian House from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. . The Marian House is located at 228 North Cascade Avenue. Classes focus on basic budgeting and understanding credit. Classes are
Budgeting Phase 1, Phase 2, and Budgeting 101 focus on the basics of budgeting personal finances for all levels of income. A cash only budgeting challenge is also included as a tool for…