Charity ReviewExpires: March 2016
Senior Support Services
The mission of Senior Support Services is to make each day better and safer for Denver's low-income and homeless seniors by providing the resources and support they need to lead more self-sufficient and fulfilling lives.
Incorporated: 1979 in CO
Senior Support Services goal each year is to meet the full range of needs of more than 1500 hungry and homeless seniors. Senior Support Services operates a day center catering to the needs of the hungry and homeless seniors of the Denver area. Clients get meals, emergency food and clothing, individualized case management, medical care, housing, government benefits, socialization, and activities. They provide: -Safe daytime shelter located at 18th Avenue and Emerson Street, open for 12 hours each weekday and 5 hours on Sundays -Daily breakfast for an average of 55 seniors -Daily hot lunch for an average of 125 seniors -Daily hot dinners for an average of 62 seniors -Mid-day meal on Sunday for an average of 110 seniors -Emergency food and clothing banks -Access to medical care, health screening and mental health care -Transportation and escort to medical appointments, shopping, errands -Access to computer and Internet for word processing, emails, etc. -Individualized case management and advocacy
Direct mail appeals, fundraising events, print advertisements, grant proposals and car donations.
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