Preventative Resources

Colorado Crisis Services

Colorado Crisis Services is the statewide behavioral health crisis response system offering residents mental health, substance use or emotional crisis help, information and referrals.  The mission of Colorado Crisis Services is to strengthen Colorado’s mental health system by providing Coloradoans with greater access to crisis services wherever they are every day 24/7 regardless of ability to pay.

If you or a loved one are experiencing any of these issues call 1-800-493 TALK (8255) or Text to Talk 38255

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The 988 suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practice for professionals in the United States

If you want to protect, prevent or help someone who is struggling, you can make an anonymous report about what you know.  You are encouraged to make the anonymous report as soon as possible when you learn about something that may cause harm to others or yourself.  MAKE A REPORT.  MAKE A DIFFERENCE. 

You can make a report by calling 1-877-542-SAFE (7233) or go to

Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention

Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention Partnership provides free support services to increase awareness, provide education, and connect individuals and organizations to needed resources.  Weekly groups and resources for suicide prevention and inpatient/outpatient services, advocacy, self-help, support groups, hotlines, and detox are also available. Visit the Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention website or call (719) 573-7447.

Community Resources

2-1-1 Colorado

2-1-1 Colorado is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state.  No matter where you live in Colorado, you can find information about resources in your local community.

Helping Hands – El Paso County Community Resources 

Helping Hands - El Paso County Community Resources is a guide providing information for multiple community resources.  You can also call 211 or 719-955-0742 for resource referrals.

Resources for People Experiencing Homelessness

Resources for People Experiencing Homelessness provides a list of services available in the City of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region. 

Goodwill of Colorado Community Resource Guide  

Provides contact information for community resources including:  Baby Items, Bikes, Car Repairs, Clothing, Documentation, and much more.   

El Paso County Resource Guide

Provides contact information for community agencies providing services for early intervention, school districts, private therapy providers, home healthcare agencies and family support.   

God’s Pantry Ministries 

God's Pantry Ministries is a 501(3)(c) non-profit, non-denominational clothing and food bank that offers assistances to families and a thrift store.  God's Pantry Ministries is located at 30 Widefield Blvd., behind the Big R in Security.  You may also contact them at (719) 382-0643 for more information.