Are you in need of a safe place to stay, a hot meal, or other help? Attention Homes is here for you.
We are always in need of passionate volunteers! You can impact the lives of at-risk youths by giving your time.
Did You Know?
There are about 1.68 million runaway or homeless youth in the United States each year.
About 25% of the homeless population has serious mental illness.
Homeless & runaway youth are especially vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation.
32% of runaway or homeless youth have attempted suicide.
There are approximately 1,500 homeless youth in Colorado at any given time.
Attention Homes is Boulder County's only youth shelter.
25% of foster care youth experience homelessness after aging out of the system.
35% of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ in Boulder County.
Homeless youth have 3X the rate of depression and PTSD compared to their peers.
In Boulder County alone, at least 168 youth ages 12-24 are homeless or at risk on any given night.
50% of chronically homeless adults were homeless as transition-aged youth.
Elizabeth recently joined the Attention Homes Senior Management team as Director of Finance & we are thrilled to have her. She is filling a new position as our organization grows with the Attention Homes Apartments. Elizabeth is tasked with high-level financialplanning, future growth assessment, and human resources.
“Having been with Mile High United Way the last 4 years, I was excited to join a smaller team with more of a direct connection to the mission. I was drawn to the ‘family’ style environment & not so corporate.”
What are some of your hobbies?
“I enjoy gardening and tending to my backyard flock of chickens. I also volunteers as a Citizen Scientist with the BirdConservancy of the Rockies’ Bald Eagle nest monitoring program.”
“I have an 18 year old boy & 15 year old girl who both keep me very busy! I love hanging out with them and planning our next adventure to someplace sunny.”
No Events on The List at This Time