Grand Valley Coalition for the Homeless

Family Resources

  1. The Joseph Center

    Adult Advocacy Program

    (970) 245-4672 ext. 305

    2511 Belford Avenue, Unit B, Grand Junction, CO 81501

    Tue-Fri 9:00am-1:00pm

    Advocating for parents in transition in crisis, by partnering with local and state organizations for the purpose of helping families create a stable and healthy home environment. Services offered: court support, attend family engagement meetings, home visits. Support system to parents who have and who are in danger of losing their children by helping them reach their treatment plan goals

  2. The Arc Mesa County

    (970) 245-5775

    845 Grand Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

    Provides advocacy for individuals with intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities and their families, wherever they may be, to ensure their opportunity to pursue personal goals, be educated and live, work and recreate with other community members.

  3. Cooking Matters

    1129 Colorado Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

    A course to learn to prepare meals on a budget, shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices.

  4. Family Empowerment

    (970) 248-2800

    510 29 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81504

    The Family Empowerment Team can offer free and voluntary services to assist families in caring for their children. The focus of Family Empowerment is to strengthen family functioning and keep families together by focusing on increasing parenting strategies and understanding child development, increasing social and emotional competence of children, increasing parent resiliency and positive relationship, and increasing connections to concrete supports during times of need. The goal of Family Empowerment is to increase community engagement in family well-being through home-based services.

  5. Family First

    (970) 244-0460

    1129 Colorado Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

    Building strong families through in-home parenting and education. Free car seat safety check: call (970) 254-4112.

  6. Foster Alumni Mentors

    (970) 234-2519

    750 Main Street, Suite 110, Grand Junction, CO 81501

    Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

    Foster Alumni Mentors builds community around foster alumni ages 16 and up. We provide mentoring, resources, and information to achieve goals and move forward in life for those who have experienced foster and kinship care.

  7. Get Real

    (970) 244-0601

    1129 Colorado Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

    Providing comprehensive confidence-building and pregnancy prevention services to youth. Serves boys and girls ages 10-19.

  8. Hilltop Resource Center

    (970) 242-4400

    1129 Colorado Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

    Provides information on many Hilltop programs for families and children.

  9. Nurse-Family Partnership (Mesa County Public Health)

    (970) 260-2356

    Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) connects first-time moms to their own free personal nurse, giving personalized support to the mom and her baby. NFP helps first-time moms have a healthy pregnancy, a healthy baby, and become the mom they want to be. The program offers information like preparing for labor and delivery, baby’s development, feeding and sleeping education, and early child care. New moms are linked to community resources and provided educational gifts and books.