Local Community Organizations

Do you or someone you know need social, financial, or legal assistance? Or do you want to get more involved supporting immigrant rights issues in the local community? Please see the list of community organizations below.

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado - Family Immigration Services

Family Immigration Services provides affordable immigration legal services to low-income individuals and families living within the Colorado Springs, Castle Rock and surrounding regions. To learn more, visit: https://www.ccharitiescc.org/family-services/family-immigration-services/.

Grupo Esperanza  

Grupo Esperanza is a grassroots group of undocumented people in Colorado Springs that seek to advocate for and educate the undocumented immigrant community. They focus a lot of their work on educating undocumented people in El Paso County about how they can obtain a legal driver’s license in the state of Colorado. To learn more about them, click here.

Springs Dream Team  

This is a grassroots organization for undocumented youth and allies in Colorado Springs dedicated to pursuing immigrant justice. To learn more about them, click here.

Colorado Springs Sanctuary Church Coalition

They are a coalition of faith communities in Colorado Springs who are committed to advocating for the rights of immigrants in our city and nation. To learn more, click here.

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains - Refugee & Asylee Services

The LFS Refugee & Asylee Programs have helped people who have been uprooted by persecution and violence work towards self-sufficiency through essential resettlement services, including: housing, employment, English language, and cultural orientation. To learn more, please visit https://www.lfsrm.org/programs-and-services/refugees/.

Colorado Rapid Response Network

The Colorado Rapid Response Network, anchored by a 24-hour hotline at 1-844-UNITE-41 (1-844-864-8341), is staffed with over 100 volunteers, who are trained to track, verify, and confirm ICE raids in immigrant communities across Colorado. For more information, click here.

Servicios de la Raza Colorado Springs

Servicios de la Raza’s mission is to provide and educated for culturally responsive, essential human services and opportunities. For more information, click here

United Leaders in Higher Education

This organization is comprised of undocumented student leaders from public and private colleges across Colorado. UCCS UNIDOS has liaisons to this organization. Besides hosting an annual student conference for undocumented college students in Colorado, they also connect students in Colorado to resources at the college they plan to attend or are currently attending. For more information, contact unidos@uccs.edu or you can also visit: http://www.ulhe.org/.

Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition

This organization is a statewide, membership-based coalition of immigrant, faith, labor, youth, community, business and ally organizations founded in 2002 to improve the lives of immigrants and refugees by making Colorado a more welcoming, immigrant-friendly state. To learn more, visit: http://coloradoimmigrant.org/.

Juntos for Education

Juntos for Education exists to achieve education equity by expanding educational and social opportunities for under-served and undocumented high-school students in Colorado.  If you are interested in learning more about their work or volunteering for them (they welcome college interns), visit: https://www.juntosforeducation.org/.

 

Pikes Peak Womxn for Liberation

This is an all-inclusive coalition that recognizes that womxn do not live single-issue lives and therefore, there is no such thing as a single-issue struggle. They stand in solidarity with their undocumented sisters. To learn more about them, click here.
 

Inside Out Youth Services

The mission of Inside/Out is to empower, educate and advocate for lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gay, intersex and questioning (LGBTIQ) youth from Southern Colorado, primarily El Paso and Teller counties.  They welcome undocumented LGTBIQ youth. For more information, visit: https://www.insideoutys.org/

Urban Peak

Urban Peak ignites the potential in youth to exit homelessness and create self-determine, fulfilled lives. Urban Peak will not turn away undocumented youth. For more information about their services, visit: http://www.urbanpeak.org/colorado-springs/about-us/welcome-urban-peak-colorado-springs/.

Centro de La Familia

Centro de la Familia is a bilingual counseling center focused on serving the local Latino communities in Colorado Springs and Pueblo. They do not turn away undocumented community members. For more information, visit: http://www.centro.ws/

Prontocom

PRONTOCOM offers a variety of services to bridge communication challenges for non-English speakers in Colorado Springs such as interpretation and translation services in situations where language is an obstacle. For more information, visit: https://www.tessacs.org/

TESSA

TESSA is a local non-profit that seeks to provide immediate safety for women, children, and other victims escaping abuse. For more information, visit: https://www.tessacs.org/