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DENVER — For the first time in 30 years, a new homeless shelter has been constructed in Denver.
The Delores Project and Rocky Mountain communities redeveloped an entire city block. The design includes a 52-bed shelter, 35 low-income housing units and 95 workforce housing units.
Their mission is to move guests toward stability.
“It took us years and years to put together this project, and it’s so needed,” said Rev. Laura Rossbert with The Delores Project. “But we need 100 Arroyo Villages to solve the problems of homelessness in Denver.”
Arroyo Village will start accepting applications on Jan. 30. The shelter will open in mid-February and the low-income housing by March.