Partner Agencies

Agencies providing services at the Murphy Center

Please call the main phone number, to inquire about the following services, unless a different phone number is listed.

Catholic Charities

Senior Services: , Monday-Friday by appointment
Emergency Assistance:
, Monday-Thursday, 1 pm-4:00 pm by appointment

Provides emergency assistance with utilities, prescriptions, transportation and birth certificates. Also assists seniors with resources.

Touchstone Health Partners

Provides mental health and substance abuse evaluations, referrals, and treatment for homeless individuals and families 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.

Disabled Resource Services – -
Provides medical equipment, employment counseling, and assistance finding community resources to those with disabilities. Thursday, 11 am – 2 pm

Fort Collins Housing Authority -
Assists Murphy Center guests with finding and applying for affordable housing programs.

Homeless Gear and Children in Need - 

Assist homeless men, women, and children in their struggle with the elements and the realities of homelessness by providing them with food, outdoor basic clothing, outdoor gear, hygiene supplies and temporary shelter while also helping to guide them through the agencies and facilities that are in place to help them regain their self sufficiency.

Hand Up is a Homeless Gear program that provides comprehensive employment support for homeless and low-income individuals and families. Call for an appointment. Employment class on Wednesdays at 9-10 am.

Homelessness Prevention Initiative -
Provides rent assistance to community members facing the loss of housing due to an unforeseen emergency.

Monday walk-in hours: 12:30-2:30 pm
Tuesday by appt: 2-4 pm

Hip-Hoptical -
Provides eye exams and glasses to families and youth on Medicaid. Currently, they are available only during the quarterly Children in Need distributions.

Navigators  -
Assists guests in applying for State benefits such as Food Stamps and Temporary Aid to Needy Families. Wednesday, Friday: 9 – 11 a.m. You may also see if you qualify and apply for benefits directly through the Colorado Peak system at

Neighbor to Neighbor - -
Administers an Emergency Rent Assistance program, First Month’s Rent Assistance program, and a Housing Search assistance program.

The rental assistance programs are provided on a walk-in basis Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 and 12:30 aand Tuesday and Thursday at 12:30.

The Housing Search Assistance program is provided on a walk-in basis Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30am.

Northern Colorado AIDS Project – –
Provides Hepatitis C and Rapid HIV tests, one-on-one counseling and safer sex supplies. Call for information.

Salud Family Center -
Provides basic health checks, vaccinations, prescriptions, and referrals at their monthly mobile health van at the Center. The health van is at the Murphy Center on the third Thursday of each month from 9am-2pm.

Sexual Assault Victims Advocates Provides one on one counseling and groups to people who have been the victim of sexual assault or abuse.

Senior Community Service Employment Program - -
Assists senior guests with job opportunities.  Call for an appointment.

SNAP Education - - 
Provides classes on how to prepare healthy meals when using Food Stamps. These classes are pre-screened so please contact our front desk to find out how to sign up.

Provides free cell phones to individuals and gfamilies that are on certain government programs. They are at the Center on the third Thursday of each month from 10am-2pm. ID and proof of benefits is required. You can also apply online through their website.

Veteran’s Administration - –
Connects veterans with VA benefits, medical care and housing assistance. The VA is available at the Center from 9am-12pm each Thursday.

Volunteers of America Veteran’s program - -
Helps veterans get connected to and navigate the Veteran’s Administration’s services.

Women’s Resource Center - –
Provides a Mobile Mammogram Van at special events. They also help educate women around medical and mental health issues and will help them navigate accessing services.