Bridge House provides a safe, supportive community for Boulder’s homeless and working poor. We are committed to the survival needs of our clients and providing services that lead to healing, self-sufficiency.

Bridge House Offers a variety of services to the homeless and working poor of Boulder.

Ready to Work Program

Paid, transitional work as a stepping stone to mainstream employment working up to 29 hours a week. Includes transitional housing. You are able to build resume with work experiences and we offer employment references. You are able to earn and save money. Must be willing to make a commitment to a 9-12 month program. Transportation is provided to all Ready to Work trainees. Additional services include case managment services including savings and financial management, career counseling, sobriety support, job readiness, and more.

Applications and information about Ready to Work are available at the Resource Center

Interviews or on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10-11:00 AM .

Resource Center Services

Case Management Overview:
One-on-one meetings. Helping you reach your goals by making referrals, finding resources and providing support.
Access to Benefits:
Receive guidance in your applications for food assistance, Aid to Need and Disabled, Social Security and more
Prescription Help:
Providing help with most co-pays   to people in need. Be aware that we cannot assist with pain medications.
Help obtaining state identification card, birth certificate, or other documents. Please note, this can be a lengthy process.
House Assistance and Referrals:
Help with housing paperwork and assess eligibility for housing resources. In some cases, assistance with a portion of a deposit or rent is available.
RTD Bus Passes:
For verifiable appointments, only, bus tickets are distributed by case management. Example of approved appointments include: medical/ mental health, job interviews, AA/NA, probation/ parole, to work (if first paycheck has not yet been received)

Resource Center Additional Services
1603 Walnut Street- Tuesday & Wednesday
Employment Services:
Area job postings, resume and application assistance, and problem solving around employment barriers.
Free alternative health clinic ran by students
Reverence Movement:
Ran by women for women, this group provides intensive support for those moving from homelessness into housing
Mental Health Counseling:
Martha from Mental Health Partners provides outreach services.
Bicycle Repair Clinic with Glen:
Training-oriented repairs. Mechanics, parts, and tools on-site.
Art Group:
The group is led by Susan every Tuesday afternoon.
Other Activities:
Yoga, SSI/SSDI assistance, nurse outreach, substance abuse recovery/ relapse prevention groups, and more

Resource Center – hours and locations

Monday, Thursday 8:30-11:45 AM Boulder Shelter for the Homeless 4869 N. Broadway

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fridays 9:00 to 12:00PM First Presbyterian Annex 1603 Walnut St.

Bridge House Mailing Address: PO Box 626 Boulder, CO 80306 Phone: (303) 442-8300


Day Shelter Locations and Lunches

Lunch service

Monday: First Presbyterian Annex 1603 Walnut St.(10AM-2PM)

Tuesday: Trinity Lutheran 2200 Broadway (9AM-2PM)

Wednesday: First Congregational  1128 Pine St. (9AM-2PM)

Thursday: First United Methodist 1421Spruce St. (9AM-2PM)

Friday: First Presbyterian Annex 1603 Walnut (9AM-2PM)

Saturday: Lambs Lunch First Presbyterian  1603 Walnut St. (10AM-2PM)
And day shelter ONLY  Pine Street Church 1237 Pine Street (9AM-2PM)

Community Table Nightly Meals 

Monday: First United Methodist 1421 Spruce St. (4:30-6)

Tuesday: Mountain View Methodist 355 Ponca Place (4:30-6)

Wednesday & Thursday First United Methodist 1421 Spruce St. 4:30-6

Friday: St. John’s Episcopal 1419 Pine St. (4:30-6)


Night Shelter is located at the Boulder Shelter for the Homeless 4869 N. Broadway 

Winter shelter open from October through April and Dinner served at 6:00 PM for guests.  Women calling in before 10:00AM are guaranteed a bed. Beds for men are distributed on a lottery basis By calling in by 10:00AM. Morning services include breakfast, showers, and laundry every day (available to non-guest). Transitional housing opportunities. This is a dry shelter-no drugs, alcohol, or weapons.

BOHO Night Shelter Services: Roaming emergency shelters in congregations. Emergency Warming Center (EWC) open during winter season to all. Residential program available.