Grand Valley Catholic Outreach


Grand Valley Catholic Outreach News



  • LEAP - All clients with a heat utility bill should go to the LEAP offices (Mesa County Department of Human Services building, 510 29½ Road) for an application. LEAP has set new income figures to determine eligibility. For an income audit, come to Catholic Outreach Monday through Friday during the hours of 9:00am and Noon. Questions about LEAP should be directed to the MCDHS hotline at 970-244-8400.

  • St. Martin Place has opened its doors and is currently providing supportive housing to 15 formerly homeless veterans. Construction on St. Martin Phase II will be completed by April 23, 2015.
  • Enterprise Zone Certificates:Beginning in 2015, Catholic Outreach will be asking you to provide additional information if you wish to receive an Enterprise Zone (EZ) Certificate. The State will no longer issue EZ Certificates without the last four digits of the donor's Social Security number or State Tax ID number.

  • The 19th Annual Empty Bowls Event - Was a great success again this year. 700 people showed their support. A hearty thank you to area potters, restaurants, and businesses that made this fundraiser possible through their donations of bowls, soup, food, sponsorships and media coverage. All proceeds benefit the Grand Valley Catholic Outreach Soup Kitchen.

  • The 18th Annual Homeless Memorial Service was held at 2:00pm on Sunday, December 14th, 2014, at Hawthorne Park at 4th Street between Hill and Gunnison Avenues in Grand Junction. Each year, community members gather for a non-denominational prayer service and candle-lighting ceremony in which people have an opportunity to tie ribbons on the tree in commemoration of those homeless individuals who have died over the years.