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Working Together for Housing Stability

Alison Gerbig and the HAV team use an approach called Rapid Resolution to help veterans envision their future. The first thing that Alison Gerbig does when she meets with a homeless veteran is to listen. Really listen. As the Colorado Springs-based program manager for Homes for All Veterans (HAV), she is focused on figuring out the shape and the depth of the problems faced by individual veterans instead of simply trying to place them on list for shelters or other housing programs. Alison encourages veterans to reach out to their own resources – often family and friends – to see how those options could be supported or leveraged to achieve housing stability. This approach, called “Rapid Resolu

Your Vision for the Future Drives Us

Meeting the needs and wishes of our clients and families is a top priority for RMHS. That’s why we’re working with Health Management Associates on a client satisfaction survey. We want to hear how we’re doing. We want to know what we’re doing right, and what we can be doing better. Our mission statement says: We embrace the power of community to support individuals and families in creating their future. Those last three words are key: creating their future. You know best. You know what your needs are. You know what you wish for. Our job is to partner with you on a path to the future of your choosing. You’re the people who can tell us that. With about 7,000 clients today, we recognize that i

Building Community – RMHS Announces 2020 Mill Levy-Funded Initiatives

Each year Rocky Mountain Human Services dedicates a portion of its mill levy funding to support an array of unique services and supports for Denver. Nicole Vanston poses with her work at Access Gallery. Rocky Mountain Human Services (RMHS) is excited to announce the 2020 organizations receiving mill levy funding to provide unique services to Denver residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For the 2020 project cycle, RMHS is providing more than $3M of mill levy funding to 27 projects offered by 23 organizations, including seven new projects. RMHS receives a portion of property tax revenue, or mill levy funding, from Denver Human Services to support individual needs, enhance

Celebrating Individuality: Using Lived Experience to Support Others

Kristine Ducote Helps Teach Coping Skills Through RMHS Peer Bridger Program Kristine Ducote works with peers in the RMHS Community Transitions Department programs, serving those struggling with mental health and/or substance use disorders by walking alongside them in their recovery. Imagine feeling vulnerable, scared and not knowing who to trust. For many people being supported by the Rocky Mountain Human Services (RMHS) Community Transitions Department programs, these are the feelings they’re experiencing when they meet their new support system of staff from RMHS. Building trust can be a difficult first step toward receiving the care they need. However, someone like Kristine Ducote can ease

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