In emergency situations, our Financial Aid program provides community resource information and monetary assistance for rent, utilities, identification, and medications. All funds are subject to current availability.
Guests must have an eviction notice and a means of sustaining themselves during the months ahead. An average of $250 is given in one-time assistance. Click here for qualifying guidelines and a list of items to bring when requesting assistance.
Colorado’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) accepts applications for energy bill payment assistance between November 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016. Click here or call toll-free 866-HEAT-HELP (866-432-8435) for an application.
When denied assistance by the LEAP program, guests may apply to our utility assistance program that is primarily funded by the Energy Outreach Colorado Foundation. Click here for qualifying guidelines and a list of items to bring when requesting assistance.
Persons with no insurance may be assisted in getting medications on an emergency basis. Catholic Outreach can also refer to health coverage guides from Hilltop who can help enroll people in Medicaid.
Gas cards may be available for stranded travelers passing through Grand Junction. We do not offer train tickets or bus tickets - either for travel within town or for traveling to a different city.
Identification and Documents
Assistance in obtaining IDs or other documents may be given in emergency situations only. Click here for qualifying guidelines.