About Posada of Pueblo
Posada’s mission is to provide housing and supportive services that empower homeless individuals and families in Pueblo County to become self-supporting members of the community.
- Posada’s overall goal is for each of its clients to become self-sufficient and able to live independently in the community. The objectives that support this goal are:
- Shelter 75 unduplicated families in our emergency shelter program.
- Provide up to 750 nights of Hotel stays
for the homeless as needed.
- House 8 youth, ages 18-25, in Posada’s Youth Transitional Housing Project.
- House 10 families with disabilities through the Permanent Supportive Housing Project.
- Provide rental assistance for 25 families through the Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program.
- Serve 1,000 unduplicated individuals in Posada’s supportive services program.
- Serve 200 unaccompanied youth in Pueblo County by providing outreach and supportive services.
- Provide 10 low-income students with tutor support for schooling.
- Initiate 2 rehabilitation projects for affordable housing developments.
Frequently Asked Questions
501 Belmont Ave, Pueblo CO 81004
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Case Managers available by phone Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. No walk in assistance available.
• Housing Counseling • Emergency Shelter for families with children • Emergency shelter for young adults • Affordable Housing • Referrals to Local Agencies • Education & Employment Assistance • Life Skills • Legal Services • Transportation • Transitional Housing for Young Adults • Food Bags, Backpacks, Laundry, and Hygiene Bags for youth and young adults
Posada’s programs assist homeless families with children, young adults, veterans and individuals in Pueblo County. Everyone must meet the definition of “homeless” to receive services.
You may be homeless if you…
- Are living in a car, park, abandoned building or on the streets.
- Are living in housing without running water or electricity and have no way to afford other housing.
- Are in an emergency shelter.
- Are in transitional or supportive housing for homeless persons.
- Are in a hospital or other institution up to 30 consecutive days but normally live in one of the above places.
- Are being evicted within a week from a private dwelling and cannot afford other housing.
- Are being discharged within a week from a mental health institution, substance abuse treatment facility, jail or prison that you have been at for 30 consecutive days and cannot afford any other housing.
- Are fleeing a domestic violence housing situation and cannot afford any other housing.
- Are in a place that you don’t feel safe because of the behaviors of a caretaker, friend or relative.
- Are being threatened or harmed because of your documentation status.
Contact a Posada Case Manager at 719-545-8776 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Case managers are able to provide referrals to other agencies within the community that can assist with services if Posada is unable to provide services.
Posada is unable to pay for birth certificates, but if you are applying to the Department of Social Services for assistance, they can assist you with obtaining them. Cooperative Care Center has a program to reinstate ID’s and birth certificates.
Posada does not offer mail services.
We do not offer phone services.
Posada offers program specific food distribution, referrals are also provided through Cooperative Care, The Salvation Army, the Pueblo Community Soup Kitchen.
Posada has a number of housing and rent assistance programs. We manage four apartment complexes that are open to the community for housing.
Posada does not accept clothing donations at this time.
Posada does not accept donations of TV’s.
Posada Staff Members
Posada’s evolution over the many years reflects two key trends:
- Homeless populations have shifted from being predominantly single men to being mostly families with children.
- Posada has expanded from providing shelter to providing a whole sequence of services and housing that help homeless people toward full independence