EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE:  (Partial payment of rent or utilities, gas vouchers, medical needs)

Billie Spielman Center: 25 N. 20th, 385-7930. Help with utilities for city residents and gas vouchers if you have a valid license and car insurance.

         ****They request that you always call first. ****

Ecumenical Social Ministries: 201 N. Weber, 636-1916. Help with clothing, rent, utilities, gas vouchers, bus tokens. Hours: 9:00 AM -11:30 AM and 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM, (M-F).

Elks’ Trimble Fund: 634-7360. Help with purchase of dentures, glasses, hearing aids, medical devices, to residents of El Paso County who have been residents for at least one year. Leave message on recorder.

LEAP: 25 N. Spruce, 442-0007. Assistance with payment of utility bills for low income persons.

Pikes Peak Community Action Agency: 471-7870. Helps with rent for people outside of city and utilities for city residents.

Northern Churches Care: 4210 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 277-7470. (Serves Zip Codes: 07, 09, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22). Help with rent, utilities, gas vouchers, bus tokens, clothing, by appointment. Hours: 4:00-7:00 PM (M); 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, and l:00 PM-4:00 PM (Tri); 9:00 AM-12:00 PM (F).

Salvation Army: 908 Yuma, 636-3891. Emergency financial assistance, utilities, clothing vouchers.

Silver Key: 2250 Bott Ave., 632-1521. Numerous services to persons 60 and older including assistance with rent, utilities, transportation, home maintenance and repair, etc.

Tri-Lakes Cares: Monument (call for directions), 481-4864. Offers assistance to residents of the Tri - Lakes area (food, clothing, etc.). Hours: 12:00 PM — 3:00 PM (Mon. & Thurs.)

Westside Cares: 1930 W. Colorado Ave., 389-0759. Offers food, clothing, utility and rent assistance. Hours: 9:30 AM — 12:30 PM (Mon. — Thurs.) and 5:00 PM — 7:00 PM (Thursday).