Did You Know?

In fiscal year 2014, Urban Peak Denver served 2,385 youth.

Programs & Services

Urban Peak provides five essential services to youth 15-24 who are homeless or at risk of being homeless: an overnight shelter, street outreach team, Drop-In Center, Education & Employment services, and supportive housing

Heart of Our Programs

We've officially kicked off our six month, $300,000 campaign for our case managers. You can donate online here or contact Chris Weiss at 303.974.2954 for more information!

About Urban Peak

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Founded in 1988, Urban Peak is the only non-profit organization in Denver that provides a full convergence of services for youth ages 15 through 24 experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Our goal is to help these youth overcome real life challenges and become self-sufficient adults.

We do this by providing five essential services at little or no cost to the youth (youth in housing do pay a minimal rent each month):

  • an overnight shelter
  • a daytime Drop-In Center
  • Street Outreach
  • Education and Employment programming
  • Supportive housing

Our goal is to meet youth where they are and to provide them with the assistance and support they need to become self-sufficient or obtain the necessary services they need to exit a life on the streets. Urban Peak’s programs and services are founded on the principles of trauma-informed care* and positive youth development and assist youth in reaching their potential and living a successful life off of the streets.

*To provide trauma-informed services means that we understand an individual’s experience of trauma impacts every area of human functioning — physical, mental, behavioral, social, intellectual and spiritual. Trauma-informed care is an approach to engaging people with histories of trauma that recognizes the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma has played in their lives.