Frequently Asked Questions
We can care for up to 16 youth in our overnight shelter (ages 12-20), up to 50 individuals at the Drop-In Center (ages 12-24), up to 10 youth at Chase House (ages 12-18), up to 41 individuals at 1440 Pine, and increasing capacity in our Transitional Living Program.
TGTHR provides services free of charge.
TGTHR serves individuals who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness for a variety of reasons. The most common contributing factors are a combination of abuse, neglect, family breakup, LGBTQ+ rejection, family poverty and homelessness, foster care history, and health barriers (physical or mental).
Each program has different expectations for the young people accessing services. Youth at Chase House are required to attend school on a regular basis. Young people staying in the Overnight Shelter work with Case Managers to maintain employment, enroll in school, or start attending our GED program. Tenants at 1440 Pine are required to abide the terms of their lease. All TGTHR programs are substance and violence free.
30 of the 40 tenants originate from Metro Denver Coordinated Assessment and Housing Placement System, OneHome. The remaining 10 tenants originate from a partnership with Boulder County for youth living within Boulder County who have exited the foster care system into homelessness. All tenants complete an application to be reviewed by property management company. If they meet eligibility, they are placed on a wait list. When an apartment is available, the next applicant on the wait list is contacted to meet with the TGTHR’s Housing Programs Manager and apartment property manager for screening and background check through property management company. Once approved, the new tenant will start their move-in process.
In addition to providing a safe place for young people to get their basic needs met, TGTHR provides supportive services and connections to the community-based supports people need on a path to independence and self-sufficiency. For youth between the ages of 12-24 we provide employment assistance, education programs, supportive housing, short-term housing, long-term housing navigation, support and inclusivity groups, family coaching services, life-skills development, mental and physical wellness support, and an array of individual and group activities.