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24-Hour Resources, Hotlines and Local Counseling Agencies

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Crisis Hotlines

Receive help at any hour by contacting one of the emergency centers, crisis hotlines or local resources listed below.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1.800.273.TALK (8255)

Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners
1.844.493.8255

Colorado Crisis Services
1-844-493-TALK

Comitis Crisis Center
303.825.8113

Colorado Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline
1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437)

American Red Cross—Mile High Chapter
303.722.7474

Boys Town National Hotline
800.448.3000

Trevor Project Helpline
1.866.488.7386

The Blue Bench
303.322.7273
Español: 303.329.0031

Safehouse
24-hour crisis line: 303.318.9989

Safe 2 Tell Colorado
877.542.7233

Denver Rescue Mission
303.297.1815
Shelter: 303.294.0157

Champa House (Denver Rescue Mission)
303.294.9961

Open Door Youth Gang Alternative
1-800-ASK GANG or 303-893-4264

Greyhound Bus "Home Free" Program
1-800-RUNAWAY or 1-800-786-2929

waiting room of thornton couseling center

Regis University Center for Counseling and Family Therapy

The Regis Center for Counseling and Family Therapy provides low to no-cost counseling services for our community members. Master's Level therapists-in-training will meet with you once per week for an average of 14 weeks per semester. You will have a consistent counselor over those 14 weeks, and your appointment will be at the same time each week.

Thornton Location:
500 E. 84th Ave.
Thornton, CO 80229
303.964.5786.
macplab@regis.edu

External Resources

Sacred Heart Counseling Services
Sliding Fee Scale: No, but clients can apply for an income-based grant which may significantly reduce the fee. Out-of-pocket rates for therapy range from $80-140 per hour based on the degree of the therapist.
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 720.377.1359
Website: ccdenver.org/sacredheart

Student and Community Counseling Center
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, $5-40 based on income
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 303.315.7270
Website: ucdenver.edu/life/services/counseling-center

Maria Droste Counseling Center
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, services are provided regardless of ability to pay
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 303.867.4600
Website: mariadroste.org
Email: info@mariadroste.org

Professional Psychology Clinic
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes. Counseling: $15-70 per hour based on income.
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 303.871.3626
Website: du.edu/gspp/services/index.html

Jefferson Center for Mental Health
Sliding Fee Scale: Possible sliding scale for individuals without insurance.
Insurance Required: It depends – currently they are mostly accepting Medicaid.
Phone: 303.425.0300
Website: jcmh.org

Aurora Mental Health Center
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, for individuals without insurance. The sliding scale depends on income.
Insurance Required: No, accept Medicaid and private insurance.
Phone: 303.617.2300
Website: aumhc.org
Email: info@aumhc.org

Boulder County Safehouse
Sliding Fee Scale Yes, $1 – 35 per hour.
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 303.449.8623
Website: safehousealliance.orgEmail: info@safehousealliance.org

Counseling & Educational Services Clinic
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes. Counseling: $5 – 50
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 303.871.2528
Website: morgridge.du.edu/counseling-educational-services-clinic

Shepherd's Gate Counseling Center
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, $10-30 based on income
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 303.762.6987
Website: denverseminary.edu/resources/shepherds-gate-counseling

Mental Health Center of Denver
Sliding Fee Scale: No. May be eligible for payment to be subsidized by the state if uninsured, if the client has a severe and persistent mental illness. Call for details.
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 303.504.6500
Website: mhcd.org/
Email: AccessCenter@MHCD.org

Community Reach Center
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, Based on income
Insurance Required: No, Medicaid and private insurance accepted.
Phone: 303.853.3500
Website: communityreachcenter.org

Mental Health Partners
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, as low as $6.
Insurance Required: No, accepts Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance.
Phone: 303.684.0555
Website: mhpcolorado.org

Gateway Battered Women’s Services
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 303.343.1856
Website: gatewayshelter.org

Lutheran Family Services: Pregnancy Counseling
Sliding Fee Scale: Pregnancy counseling is free of charge.
Insurance Required: No
Phone: 303.922.3433
Website: lfsrm.org/
Email: pregnancy@lfsrm.org

Asian-Pacific Development Center
Sliding Fee Scale: Yes, $50 for initial intake and psychiatric services
Insurance Required: No (most clients have Medicaid or self-pay)
Phone: 303.923.2920
Website: apdc.org

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Office of Counseling and Personal Development

Location: Coors Life Directions Center Room 114


Hours: 
Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Contact and Appointments: 303.458.3507
After hours and on weekends, our phone is answered by mental health professionals to assist you 24/7.