On-Site Service Providers
Please note that not every agency is on-site at all times. For example, some agencies are at the Murphy Center daily, while others are only here a few days or hours during the week. Others have temporarily suspended in-person services at the Murphy Center due to COVID-19. Please call us at (970) 494-9940 or visit us at 242 Conifer Street for an up-to-date schedule of services.
- The mission of 4 Paws Pet Pantry is to help families stay together during times of financial crisis, and reduce the emotional and financial burden that results from families suddenly thrust into poverty from having to make hard decisions about their pets.
- They provide temporary, emergency pet food and basic supplies for pets when their owners are facing economic hardships. The Murphy Center is proud to be a distribution point for 4 Paws Pet Pantry.
- Pet food is generally available during regular Murphy Center hours (Monday – Sunday , 8AM – 5PM)
- Senior Services: Case management for low-income seniors
- Walk-in hours Monday – Friday, 11AM – 1PM, and by appointment
- (970) 494-9725
- Emergency utility, transportation and government ID assistance:
- Now offered at the Catholic Charities main office at 460 Linden Center Drive (not at the Murphy Center building)
- For appointments call (970) 484-5010
Catholic Charities is part of the four-agency Advisory Council (Catholic Charities, Homeward Alliance, Neighbor to Neighbor and SummitStone Health Partners) that assists with Murphy Center strategic vision and policy development.
Colorado State University Social Work department has long partnered with the Murphy Center to provide BSW and MSW student interns who lend their energy and educational experience to helping us deliver a variety of services to our guests.
Case management services to those living with HIV
Due to COVID-19, Colorado Health Network is not providing in-person services at the Murphy Center at this time.
For services, visit https://coloradohealthnetwork.org/health-care-services/ or call (970) 484-4469
Anyone who identifies as being disabled is eligible to receive services.
- Case Management: Independent living skills, peer support, employment assistance, advocacy, housing assistance, financial assistance and social security assistance
- Community Assistance Services: Information and referrals, volunteer coordination, durable medical equipment rentals and disability awareness
Due to COVID-19, Disabled Resources is not providing in-person services at the Murphy Center at this time.
Disabled Resource Services’ main office location is 1017 Robertson Street, Fort Collins, CO, 80524, open by appointment only. The main office phone is (970) 449-6977.
- Gear Room: Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 10am-12pm. To sign up, please notify the Front Desk and they will get you on that day’s list. Please note: Guest’s Intake must be up-to-date for full access to the Gear Room.
- Family Services: Helps families secure housing and a network of bilingual support. Contact Nancy@HomewardAlliance.org or call (970) 430-6513.
- Bike Repair: Repairs and maintenance for bicycles. Seasonal. Email Mark@HomewardAlliance.org for more information
- Resource Navigator: Enrolls people in benefits, such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or “food stamps”), Medicaid, Aid to the Needy and Disabled (AND), Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), Old Age Pension (OAP), and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; helps with Identification Attainment, Medical and Dental Navigation, and much more. Notify the Front Desk that you’d like an appointment.
- Re-Entry: Employment, educational services, re-entry mentoring and housing search assistance for individuals who are on parole. Walk-in hours and by appointment. Email Bree@homewardalliance.org or call 970-408-0378 for more information.
- Hand Up: Helps job-seekers find and maintain employment through case management, job search training, resume building, employer connections, interview preparedness, referrals for ID vouchers and birth certificates, transportation assistance and a Career Closet. Walk in hours by appointment. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 316-4037 for more information.
- Housing Case Management programs, including Housing First and FUSE, contact the Murphy Center Front Desk or call (970) 494-9940 for more information.
Homeward Alliance operates the Murphy Center; the Murphy Center is an initiative of Homeward Alliance.
Immunization Clinics scheduled on a periodic basic, contact the Murphy Center Front Desk or call (970) 494-9940 for more information.
Empowers young adults and families in transition to navigate difficulties on the road to self-sufficiency. Referrals to the McKinney-Vento Program.
Due to COVID-19, Matthews House is not providing in-person services at the Murphy Center at this time.
For general questions, call (970) 472.4293 or email Info@thematthewshouse.org. If you are not involved with the Department of Human Services and are seeking assistance call (970) 449- 5191. If you are involved with DHS and seeking support call (970) 472-0609.
- Ensures that children and youth experiencing homelessness have full and equal access to the same free and public education as other children and youth
- Applies to children through the age of 21
- To remove education barriers for children and youth experiencing homelessness, the Act mandates:
- Immediate enrollment and full participation in all school activities
- The right for children and youth to remain in the school of origin when feasible and in the student’s best interest
- Transportation to and from school or origin
- Access to programs and services
- Rights and protections specifically for unaccompanied youth
- Removal of any barriers to school retention (including student support such as tutoring, fees waived, etc.)
- Whitney Reid, MSW, McKinney-Vento Program Specialist, Poudre School District
- Please click here for more information
- Office: 970-490-3242
Homelessness Prevention to overcome immediate housing crises and achieve housing stability
First Month’s Rent Assistance to attain affordable, sustainable housing (may be able to assist with up to $500 toward first month’s rent for those who are eligible)
Due to COVID-19, N2N is not providing in-person services at the Murphy Center.
If you lack access to a computer or need support filing out an on-line application, please note the Homeward Alliance Resource Navigators are available to assist you. Please ask for an appointment at the Murphy Center Front Desk.
Neighbor to Neighbor is part of the four-agency Advisory Council (Catholic Charities, Homeward Alliance, Neighbor to Neighbor and SummitStone Health Partners) that assists with Murphy Center strategic vision and policy development.
Due to COVID-19, Salud has temporarily suspended in-person clinic services.
Phone and video visits are available by calling (303) 697-2583 and scheduling an appointment.
The CARES (Connections for ART, Resources, Education & Services) clinic is a specialty clinic for people who are living with HIV. Contact Courtney Butnor, MPH, CARES Clinic Program Coordinator at (970) 494-2936 for more information.
- Jon Geller, DVM and his organization The Street Dog Coalition, offer free medical care for Murphy Center pets
- Tuesdays, 2PM – 3PM (3 dogs/week)
- Behavioral health prevention, intervention and treatment services
- Mental health services
- Substance use counseling
- 8am – 4pm for appointments and telehealth support for other SummitStone Health providers
- 9am-1pm for walk-in/crisis intervention.
If you are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, the SummitStone Health Partners PATH Program may be able to offer access to:
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Individual case management
- Psychiatric medications
- Choices Café, a peer-run center providing a safe environment to socialize and relax
- Spirit Crossing Clubhouse, a place to build employment skills and build relationship
SummitStone Health Partners is part of the four-agency Advisory Council (Catholic Charities, Homeward Alliance, Neighbor to Neighbor and SummitStone Health Partners) that assists with Murphy Center strategic vision and policy development.
The Nappie Project is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit dedicated to ensuring that children in Loveland, Ft. Collins, and surrounding communities have an adequate supply of diapers to remain clean, dry and healthy. The Murphy Center is a proud distribution location for homeless and low-income families in need of diapers. Please inquire at the Murphy Center Front Desk. For other locations, visit: https://thenappieproject.org/how-to-get-diapers/personal-family-need/
- Provides single ride bus tickets
- Due to COVID-19, Blood Pressure Clinics have been temporarily suspended.
Veteran’s Administration, The Cheyenne VA Medical Center Homeless Program
- Assists veterans that are experiencing homelessness or are at risk for homelessness in accessing eligible services through VA programs or other community programs
- Walk-in hours Monday 11am – 3pm and Fridays 10am – 12pm
- Walk-ins also accepted at Catholic Charities location from 12:30AM – 3PM
For more information about the services available or to schedule a meeting with the Outreach Case Manager, please call (307) 509-9813 or come to the Murphy Center during the above listed walk-in hours.
Volunteers of America Veterans Program
- Supportive Services for Veterans Services (SSVF), walk in hours:
- Monday 1PM – 3PM
- Tuesday 9AM – 11AM
- Thursday 9AM – 11AM
- Colorado Rapid Rehousing & Re-Entry (COR3), walk in hours:
- Monday 9-11am
- Tuesday 1-3pm
- Wednesday 9-11am
- Thursday 1-3pm
- Friday 9-11am
You can also contact a veteran specialist at email@example.com or call (970) 472-9630 and ask to speak with a veteran specialist. VOA’s main location is 405 Canyon Ave, Fort Collins, CO, 80521.