Family Support Resources

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    Individual and Family Therapy

    Aurora Mental Health Center — Provides individual, family and group therapy for all ages.  Includes psychological testing, psychiatric services, intensive services,  substance abuse treatment and psycho-educational programs.   Accepts Medicaid and insurance plans and has a reduced fee schedule.  Various locations.  303-617-2300, Aurora Mental Health Center

    Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network — Provides child and family services through a collaborative team approach.  Services include individual and family sessions, therapeutic groups, mental health evaluations, intensive treatment (including for substance abuse) and emergency services.  Accepts Medicaid and insurance plans and has a reduced fee schedule.  Various locations.  303-797-9346, All Health Network

    Asian Pacific Development Center — Provides culturally competent and linguistically appropriate services to people of all ages in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.  Services include assessment and evaluation, outpatient mental health services (individual, couples, family, and group) and assistance/advocacy for victims of violence.  1825 York St., 303-393-0304, Asian Pacific Development Center

    Servicios de la Raza — Provides culturally competent mental health services for Spanish-speaking clientele in the Denver metro area including case management, individual and group counseling, psychiatric services, medication management, and individual and family psychotherapy.  Accepts Medicaid and insurance and has a reduced fee schedule.  4055 Tejon Street, 303-458-5851, Servicios de la Raza/Services for the People

    Denver Family Institute — Provides individual, couples, family therapy on a reduced fee schedule ranging from $10-$40 per session.  7200 E. Hampden Ave., #301, 303-756-3340, Denver Family Institute

    Grief Counseling and Support

    Judi’s House — A place where grieving children ages 3-18 who have lost a parent, sibling, grandparent or friend meet to share their emotions as they move through the healing process.  Support groups for children and for parents.  Referrals for individual or family therapy.  1600 St. Paul St., 720-941-0331, Judi's House for Grieving Children and Families

    Footprints Children’s Grief Center — A program of the Hospice of Metro Denver, Footprints provides support groups, individual and family grief counseling and other services to help children and families move through their unique grief journeys.  501 S. Cherry St., #700, 303-321-2828, Footprints Children's Services

    TRU Care Grief Services — TRU Community Care offers grief support to children and teens through Healing Circles.  Call (303) 442-0961, TRU Care Grief Services

    Parenting, Divorce, Family Violence

    Families First — Provides support and education to strengthen families.  Services include parenting classes and support groups and a family support line which offers crisis intervention, information and referrals.  Services for Spanish-speaking parents.  2163 S. Yosemite St., 303-745-0327, Families First Colorado

    Parenting the Strong-Willed Child — A clinically proven 6-week program for parents of 2-8 year olds.  Offered through the Cherry Creek Schools Parent Academy at low-cost to district parents.  For more information visit our Parent Academy webpage.

    Family Tree / Karlis Family Center — Provides services for families experiencing divorce and domestic violence issues.  Services include counseling for children and parents, parenting classes, support groups, safe visitation exchanges and supervised parenting time.  1777 Kipling St., 303-462-1060, The Family Tree

    Gateway Battered Women’s Shelter — Provides crisis hotline, emergency shelter, children’s and family non-residential counseling, information and referral and court advocacy.  Crisis line 303-343-1851, Gateway Domestic Violence Services

    Emergency Assistance

    CCSD Homeless Liaison — Vicky Lisi, 720-554-4555, vlisi@cherrycreekschools.org

    Caring Connection — Provides information and referral to community resources for food, shelter, clothing, rent and utilities assistance, and medical assistance.  “Help in the Winter Emergency Guide,” 303-232-1646, Caring Connection

    Dental and Vision

    Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND) — provides high quality, comprehensive dental care and education to low-income families throughout Colorado based on a reduced fee schedule.  303-733-3710, KIND Smiles

    Smile High Dentistry for Children —  Provides pediatric dental care for Medicaid patients. 1400 Grove St., 303-825-2295

    Sight for Students — VSP’s national charity program provides free eye exams and glasses when prescribed.  Contact 1-888-290-4964, VSP Sight for Students

     

    Counseling and Therapeutic Resources

    Individual Therapists and Group Practices

    Wendy Berger, MA with Confluence Wellness Center — children, adolescents, adults, and families regarding anxiety, depression, divorce, grief, parenting, trauma, ADHD, 303-394-4204, 1776 S. Jackson, #418, Denver, CO 80210, Confluence Wellness Center

    Sam Demander, Psy.D. — children, adolescents, and families regarding acting out behaviors, substance abuse, school related issues, underachievement, 303-841-6561, 19731 E. Pikes Peak Ct., Parker, CO 80138, info@drdemander.com

    Jay Fellers, LCSW — children, adolescents, family, and couples regarding anxiety, depression, trauma.  Certified in EMDR.  303-947-4091, Fellers Therapy

    Kathryn Jens, Ph.D. — children, adolescents and adults regarding school related issues, women’s issues, traumatic stress disorders, sexual abuse issues, 303-773-8991, 8000 E. Prentice Ave., #B-12,  Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    Bonnie Funess Markman, LCSW, BCD — children, adolescents, adults, family, and couples regarding anxiety, depression, school related issues, bullying, 303-627-9779, 8000 E. Prentice Ave., #B-12,  Greenwood Village, CO 80111, bonniemarkman@gmail.com

    Southeast Psychotherapy Associates, PLLC — children, adolescents, adults, family, couples, and group therapy regarding behavior, mood, relationships, grief, school related issues, substance abuse, men’s and women’s issues, 303-694-1795, 6081 S. Quebec St., #103, Englewood, CO 80111, Southeast Psychotherapy Associates

    Psychiatrists in Private Practice

    Barkley R. Clark, M.D. — child and adolescent psychiatry regarding ADHD, medication, Tourette’s, complex medical issues, 303-797-2839, 7720 S. Broadway, #390, Littleton, CO 80122

    Dana Krafchick, M.D. — child and adolescent psychiatry, ADHD, mood disorders, obsessive/compulsive disorder, 303-799-4110, 7310 E. Arapahoe Rd., #200, Centennial, CO 80112, www.danakrafchickmd.com

    Asa G. Yancey, Jr., M.D. — child and adolescent psychiatry, ADHD, mood disorders, obsessive/compulsive disorder, 303-740-0400, 9000 E. Nichols Ave., #240, Englewood, CO 80112

    Treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    For assessment and medical treatment, contact your pediatrician or a psychiatrist.  (See above list of psychiatrists in private practice.)

    For assessment and behavioral therapy or skill-building, contact mental health agency (see separate resource list) or therapists with area of specialty in treating ADHD (see list on reverse).

    Suggested website:  Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)  CHADD is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support and information to families affected by ADHD.  Their website includes numerous articles about ADHD as well as information about support groups and conferences.  The website has a Spanish language edition.

Last Modified on September 16, 2019