Named in honor of Sister Mary Alice Murphy, a Larimer County pioneer of service to neighbors in need, the Sister Mary Alice Murphy Center for Hope celebrates compassionate action and serves as a resource center for families and individuals who face crisis and the risk of homelessness.

Sister Mary Alice Murphy has worked for decades as an advocate for homeless and disadvantaged people in this community. She has spearheaded numerous outreach programs from soup kitchens to affordable housing for those who struggle to make ends meet. The Sister Mary Alice Murphy Center for Hope strives to carry forward her compassion and mission of service to others.

Our purpose is to provide people with various counseling and community resources to help them obtain and maintain stable housing, as well as rebuild their lives. The objective is to help people with their immediate needs while working towards making long-term change so they can address the underlying causes of their crisis.

This project was born out of a unique community collaboration of various nonprofit, faith and government entities that worked for six years to create the concept and build this center. The Murphy Center for Hope opened in March 2009, and has served triple the number of people we had originally planned to serve. The center has proven to be a model for community collaboration and an essential resource in Larimer County.

The Murphy Center for Hope is owned and operated by Serve 6.8.