When the Family Day Center opened on September 1, 2015, 40-60 families were expected to use the facility in the 12 month pilot program. However, from September 1, 2015 - April 31, 2016, 106 unduplicated families with a combined 320 children, have visited the center, seeking assistance. The majority of families were homeless - 56%, while 16% were at risk of becoming homeless.
The life challenges of these families range from someone in the family dealing with a substance abuse i…
Springs Rescue Mission and Catholic Charities of Central Colorado announced the Family Mentor Alliance will move to Catholic Charities and become part of the Family Resource Campus in downtown Colorado Springs, currently located in the Marian House. This move is an extension of the partnership between the two agencies to focus resources on specific populations in need. Springs Rescue Mission continues to expand its campus to increase services to the chronically homeless population while Cath…
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, August 11, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, Decembr 8, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
For more information and to register, call 866-6535.
Classes are held at Catholic Charit…
Last year, over 10,000 meals were served to children at the Marian House Soup Kitchen. Throughout the year, an average of 12 families visit the Soup Kitchen per day to receive a hot, nutritious meal. While children are out of school during the summer months, the number increases to an average of 24 families per day. Families can enjoy a hot, nutritious meal together in the Family Dining Room and sit for as long as they need as this is a safe place for families to not only share a m…
The 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament and Colorado Knights of Columbus State Golf Tournament benefits Marian House, Home Front Cares, Special Olympics, and Council of 12335 Charitable Works. Saints Gabriel and John Vianney Council 12335.
Friday, July 29th, 2016
4 Person Scramble
USAFA Eisenhower Golf Course
$125 fee includes a round of golf with card, a drink and dinner. There will be prizes for best score, longest drive holes, closest to the middle, a…
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 stocked with items for you and your newborn! Showers of Support - a free baby shower for first time mothers - are also available…
Combined Press Conference: Providing for Community Members in Need
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, Springs Rescue Mission, City of Colorado Springs Mayor's Office
May 10, 2016 9:30 am - 9:45 am
Marian House Hanifen Center, 14 West Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO
(Colorado Springs, CO) May 10, 2016. Catholic Charities of Central Colorado announced today the expansion of a Family Resource Campus in downtown Colorado Springs, currently located in the…
In Fall of 2015, Eric Pavri, Immigration Attorney, became the Director of Family Immigration Services (FIS). With an Immigration Attorney on staff and two staff members with Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Accreditation, FIS is now able to take on legal residency cases that previously had to be referred to other agencies. For example, FIS can now assist immigrant crime victims who have provided significant assistance to local law enforcement agencies in investigating violent crimes, help aban…
Sarah came to Catholic Charities after becoming homeless. She had fled a domestic violence situation, and ran out of funds before she could find a job and become settled. She first discovered Marian House for the daily meal, but quickly became involved in the Hanifen Center services to work towards self-sustainability.
When Sarah heard she could take classes in computer skills, she jumped at the chance. There she met Sherry, the Life Skills Instructor, who worked with her to set goals and…
The Life Skills Center (LSC) at Marian House, previously known as the Computer Lab, has seen significant growth in the past year. LSC, open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., has been bursting at the seams with clients! The success can be directly attributed to Sherry Stulpin, Life Skills Instructor, who offers individualized mentorship and instruction. She has a team of volunteers who work to meet the needs of clients seeking assistance.
In addition to the daily instruction, cli…