March 23, 2023

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Denver Safe Outdoor Spaces gets funding through 2024

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DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver City Council approved a $7.5 million contract amendment with Colorado Village Collaborative to operate through 2024.

Most of the funding comes from the American Rescue Plan. The managed campsites offer shelter and support to people experiencing homelessness. 

One of the sites is located at 221 N. Federal Blvd. It is on a block full of businesses and there are homes on the block behind it. The site can house up to 60 people.

Raven Shimin has lived at that site since summer. She is now moving into an apartment and says the services there really helped her.

“I’m picking up my keys today and I’m excited,” Shimin said. 

The SOS sites are staffed 24/7. They…

Kim Posey

2023-03-07 18:23:15

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