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, employment and housing.
Bridge House Offers a variety of services for homeless and working poor individuals of Boulder.
Ready to Work Program
Paid, transitional work as a stepping stone to mainstream employment working up to 29 hours a week and 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 and participate in financial management and debt relief classes. Must be willing to make a commitment to a 12 month program. Transportation is provided to all Ready to Work trainees. Additional services include case managment services including career counseling, sobriety support, job readiness, and more.
Applications and information about Ready to Work are available at the Resource Center
Interviews are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am-11:00am
Resource Center Services
Case Management Overview:
One-on-one meetings to help 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 Needy and Disabled, Social Security and more
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 and to work if first paycheck has not yet been received.
Resource Center Additional Services
1603 Walnut Street- Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Area job postings, resume and application assistance, and problem solving around employment barriers.
Free alternative health clinic ran by students
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.
The group is led by Susan every Tuesday afternoon.
Yoga, SSI/SSDI assistance, nurse outreach, substance abuse recovery/ relapse prevention groups, and more
Resource Center – Hours and Locations
Monday 8:30am-11:45am Boulder Shelter for the Homeless 4869 N. Broadway
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00am to 3:00pm Fridays 9:00am to 1:00pm First Presbyterian Annex 1603 Walnut St.
Bridge House Mailing Address: PO Box 626 Boulder, CO 80306 Phone: (303) 442-8300
Day Shelter Locations and Meals
Lunch Service/Day Shelter
Monday: First Presbyterian Annex 1603 Walnut St. 11am-1pm
Tuesday: Trinity Lutheran 2200 Broadway 9am-2pm
Wednesday: First Congregational 1128 Pine St. 9am-2pm
Thursday: First United Methodist 1421 Spruce 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. 4:30pm-6pm
Tuesday: Mountain View Methodist 355 Ponca Place 4:30pm-6pm
Wednesday & Thursday First United Methodist 1421 Spruce St. 4:30pm-6pm
Friday: St. John’s Episcopal 1419 Pine St. 4:30pm-6pm
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 6:00pm 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.