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Centers for Family Opportunity

Christine Benero with families at Center for Family Opportunity

Mile High United Way believes that all families and individuals should have the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to become financially stable. Together with Denver Public Schools’ Family and Youth Engagement department and the Mountain Resource Center, families now have easy access to a bundle of resources to help them succeed. 

Through two new “Centers for Family Opportunity”  funded by Mile High United Way, partner organizations provide free English-language and GED classes, as well as help with tax preparation, financial coaching, legal assistance, utility assistance, veteran services and more.

The two Centers, located at College View Elementary in Southwest Denver and at the Mountain Resource Center in Conifer, were designed based on a proven national model of bringing together best-in-their-field resources in a centralized location. Programs and resources offered at each location are customized based on the needs of the communities they serve.

Please contact the Centers directly for hours and class schedules:

College View Elementary

2675 S Decatur St, Denver, Colorado 80219
Main: (720) 424-8688

Services:  GED/ESL classes (Emily Griffith Technical College); Job Skills Training (Goodwill Industries); Legal Services (Denver Bar Association);  Tax Prep Services (VITA Tax Prep); Financial and Credit Coaching (mpowered); Utility Assistance (Energy Outreach Colorado)

Mountain Resource Center

11030 Kitty Drive
Conifer, CO 80433
Main:  (303) 838-7552

Services: Veteran’s Services and Support (Department of Veterans Affairs and the JeffCo Veteran’s Services); Workforce Services (Jefferson County Workforce Development); Financial and Credit Coaching (mpowered); Tax Prep Services (AARP Tax Aid)