Community Resources


Aspen Pointe

Aspen Pointe (formerly Pikes Peak Behavioral Health Group) provides a broad range of services to meet individual and family needs in mental health, substance abuse, vocational skills training and employment, education, and restorative justice.

Cedar Springs Behavioral Health Center

Cedar Springs Hospital provides both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric treatment for individuals of all ages.

El Paso County Child and Adult Protective Services

El Paso County Department of Human Services works with doctors, hospitals, law enforcement officials, schools, and others to identify maltreatment, abuse and/or neglect. All referrals are confidential and Colorado Law protects people from liability if they make a report in good faith. Reports may be made anonymously as well.

Marian House Life Support

Marian House Life Support has served as a strong advocate for children in the Pikes Peak region for 30 years. The intent of the Center is to cushion the impact of poverty on infants and children by providing parents with essential living items to keep their children healthy and safe.

Medicaid

Colorado Medicaid is public health insurance for families, children, pregnant women, persons who are blind or persons with disabilities and the elderly for Colorado residents.

Nurse Family Partnership

Nurse Family Partnership® helps change the lives of first-time moms and their babies through home visits from registered nurses. This community health program has proven results including long-term family improvements in health, education and economic self-sufficiency.

(719)578-3267 or (719)578-3212

Prescription Drug Discount Program

Any El Paso county resident without prescription coverage can use this program. Even if you have insurance for prescription medication, you may still benefit from the discount card, since it may save you money on prescription medications your existing plan does not cover.

St. Francis Lactation Services

Services include breastfeeding classes, inpatient consults, private outpatient consults, group meetings, milk banking, breast pump rental and sales, and lactation hotline.

The Center for Prevention of Domestic Violence

(Now known as TESSA: Trust, Education, Safety, Support, and Action) A private, non-profit organization founded in 1977 as a referral service for battered women and their children.

WIC — Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children

WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women, breastfeeding women (up to one year postpartum), postpartum women (up to 6 months postpartum), infants, and children until the age of 5 years. The WIC Program provides nutrition education including breastfeeding support, nutritious foods to supplement a person’s regular diet, and screening and referral.