Neighbors helping neighbors.
Canyon Cares serves area residents by providing short-term financial assistance to help care for the necessities and urgent needs of our neighbors.
“Today I received quite a surprise! Thanks to Canyon Cares, for the gift card. There’s been so many set-backs recently that this thoughtful gift really lifts my spirits.Wishing us all a brighter new year.” ~ Canyon Cares Recipient
What We Do
Unexpected medical bills putting your finances at risk?
Unable to pay rent or your mortgage?
Car broken down or in need of new tires?
Behind in paying utilities or facing disconnection?
Breakdown of Assistance Provided
Our mission is to serve our residents by providing short-term resources to help care for the necessities and urgent needs of our neighbors. We help people in Coal Creek Canyon, Nederland, and unincorporated Gilpin County in Colorado’s Front Range.
Canyon Cares of Coal Creek Canyon, founded in 2006, is an unaffiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
We need your support to do our work — we accept community donations, partner with local resources, and welcome volunteers for our holiday basket program.
Get in Touch
We check voicemail often
PO Box 7392
Golden, CO 80403
How Can We Help?
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