Resources: Cost Effective Resources and Sliding Scale 

Strock Medical Group, LLC has sliding scale options.  Patients will be asked to provide substantial information and proof of income to qualify. 

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If you are experiencing an emergency: Please call 911

Below: Resources and Sliding Scale Options (this is not a complete list, please call location directly to confirm information and fees). 


Colorado Walk-In Crisis:

Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners

1-844-493-8255 (TALK)

-Available online-self assessment(s) 

-Immediate one-on-one counseling calls with professionals 

Services Provided: 

o Metro Crisis Line: Colorado's free, confidential, 24/7 telephone hotline for mental health or substance abuse crisis help, information, and referrals. 

o The second service provided is the free Program Services Directory, including over 3,000 different providers, assistance programs, and support resources throughout the community.

o Want to speak to a Crisis Clinician online?
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. 7 days a week 

- See more at:


The Action Center 

8755 W. 14thAve., Lakewood, CO 80215 

·Hours of Operation:
o Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9:00am – 3:00pm o Thursdays: 11:00am – 5:30pm 

  • Serves Jefferson county residents and homeless individuals 

  • Crisis counseling from 1 to 6 sessions 

  • Intensive case management and extra assistance accessing services in the 


  • Spanish speaking services available.


Affordable Counseling Program – Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado

1255 Lee St., Lakewood, CO 80217 

  • Counseling for children, adults and families with the assistance of therapy animals 

  • Master's Level Interns counsel clients through the Scholarship Program, a
    Low Fee service for those clients in need of a sliding fee scale (if making over $40,000/year, please seek services elsewhere) 

o More details on the Scholarship Program can be found at:


Asian Pacific Development Center 

1537 Alton St., Aurora, CO 80010

· Services include: individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy and counseling; psychological evaluation; psychiatric medication evaluation and monitoring; case management services; and senior outreach. 

· These services, as well as mental health consultation and education activities, are provided by clinical staff in Hmong, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Thai, Vietnamese, and English. 

· Payment: Medicaid, various third party insurance and private payment on a sliding scale. (soon to be accepting Medicare as well)


The Centre for Behavioral Health at Porter Adventist Hospital 

2465 S. Downing St., Ste 110, Denver

· Individual and family counseling for adults, teens, and children is provided by licensed, Masters- 

educated counselors specializing in family counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy 

and trauma therapy. 

· Psychiatric medication management services for all ages. 

· Payment: They accept most managed healthcare insurance plans. They cannot accept Medicaid. A 

sliding fee schedule is available for those clients who qualify and do not have health insurance 


· Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM. Treatment hours may differ. 

CHARG Resource Center
920 Emerson St., Denver, CO 80218 – Drop-In Center – 303-830-2130 

709 E. 12th Ave., Denver, CO 80203 – Clinic and Offices – 303-830-8805

·Drop-In Center @ CHARG
o The drop-in center is open to anyone 18 years and older living with mental illness and receiving 

mental health treatment, regardless of where they receive treatment
o One can sit quietly and read, or socialize in a variety of groups, recreational outings, and 

seasonal celebrations. Coffee, snacks, food bank, the daily newspaper, clothing bank, free 

internet and phone, and a low-cost lunch on Tuesdays ($1.25).
o Peer specialists are also available for assistance with basic needs resources.
o Free of charge, but members must fill out a contact information form during first visit and bring 

verification of treatment to their second visit o Hours of Operation: 

§Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 10am-5pm §Tuesday and Thursday: 12pm-5pm
§Saturdays: 10am-2pm 

o Outpatient clinic that provides intensive services to adults with major mental illness. 

o These services include individual counseling, group counseling, medication management, case management, skills training, payee program, recreational activities and monitoring of overall health. 

o Call for more information regarding payment for services



Clinica Tepeyac 

5075 Lincoln St., Denver, CO 

· Offers culturally competent bilingual services for the underserved and underinsured in the community. They provide various services, including: Individual, couples, family and group counseling for children, adolescents and adults. 

· Visits are $25 



Counseling Connections 

3954 Youngfield St., Wheatridge, CO 80033 

· Comprehensive treatment center for trauma with therapists having experience in PTSD and use evidence-based treatments such as EMDR and somatic trauma work. 

· For individuals and families who do not have resources to pay, we offer a sliding scale as low as $50/hour depending on the clinician. Contact for more details.



The Denver Family Institute 


3600 Yosemite St., Ste. 1050, Denver, CO 80237 – South/Central 

4891 Independence Ave., St. 165, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 – North 

· Serves the Denver Metro Area by providing therapy for individuals, couples, and families regardless of income 

· Counseling provided on a sliding fee scale based on the family’s annual income and ranges from $15-$50 a session 

· Pro bono work can also be completed at a nearby café if one cannot afford the minimum service charge, please inquire for more details 


Foundation Family Counseling P.L.L.C. 

789 Sherman St, Suite 440, Denver, Co 80203

· Services include individual, couple and family therapy, play therapy, life coaching, EMDR for t  opics such as: trauma and abuse, addiction, depression and anxiety and GLBTQQ issues. 

· Sliding scale fees may vary, as low as $50/hour. Medicaid accepted. Contact for more detail. 

Jewish Family Services 

303-597-7777, 303-597-5000
3201 S. Tamarac Dr., Denver, CO 80231"> 

· Therapy is offered on a sliding-scale-fee basis and can range from $35 to $130 per hour, depending on income. 

· Accept some private insurance; do not accept Medicaid. 

· Call or email to set up an Intake appointment. 

Maria Droste Counseling Center 

1355 South Colorado Blvd. Suite C-100, Denver, CO 80222 

· Provides mental health services regardless of a client’s ability to pay. 

· Serves children, adults, groups, and families and provides treatment for issues such as: depression, substance abuse, grief and loss, trauma, relationship issues and parenting and family problems. 

· Accepts all kinds of insurance, including Medicare/Medicaid. 

· Sliding scale for those without insurance. 


Mount Saint Vincent Home – Outpatient Counseling Services 


4159 Lowell Blvd., Denver, CO 80211 

· Treatment center for children with severe behavioral and emotional challenges 

· Provides individual, family, and group therapy as well as residential, in-home, and day treatment 


· Sliding scale outpatient is only offered when a client moves from a higher level of care at Mount 

Saint Vincent into outpatient treatment as a step-down. Inquire for more details


People House 

3035 W. 25thAve., Denver, CO 80211

· Serves adults, children, couples, and families 

· Low-cost therapy program which is intended for clients who have a need for counseling services but lack the resources for full-priced psychotherapy. 

· Counseling by interns on a sliding scale basis ($20 to $40 per hour). 

o They request that clients choose the appropriate fee based on income and life circumstances. 


University of Colorado Denver Psychological Services Center – Auraria Campus 


1200 Larimer St., North Classroom Building, Suite 4036, Denver, CO 80217 

· Costs: $10 for an intake and between $10-$25 for therapy sessions – they are committed to provide help regardless of ability to pay. 

· All services are provided by doctoral level students in training who are supervised by licensed clinical psychologists. These services include: therapy, psychological testing/assessment and health psychology services. 

· Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday, 9:00AM – 8:00PM (except during university vacation breaks and holidays). 


University of Denver – Professional Psychology Clinic 


2450 S Vine St., Denver, CO 80208 (DU Campus) 

· Staffed by more than 100 doctoral students and psychologists, they offer affordable and confidential mental health care. Services are available without visit limitations 

· Individual, couples, and family counseling with sliding scale fees based on income 

· Groups are available; please call for more info about joining a group: 

o Interpersonal Process Group, Thursdays, 7:00pm-8:30pm 

o Gay Men's Group, location and time upon request ·Hours of Operation:

o Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM 

o Friday: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM 


University of Denver - Counseling & Educational Services Clinic 


1999 East Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80208 

University of Denver, Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall (Building 83 on DU campus map), Room #140 

· Provides a community counseling service for adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families with career, personal, family, educational, and other life concerns 

· The clinic offers assessment, counseling, consultation, support and therapy groups, and referrals to other community services when appropriate 

· Fees for counseling and psychological services vary from $10 to $125 per hour and are determined on a sliding scale fee schedule based on gross monthly income 

o DU students, staff and faculty receive a 10% discount on counseling and psychological assessment services 

·Hourly paid parking is available in Lot 302 or 316W. 



University of Denver – Clinic for Child and Family Psychology 


2155 S. Race Street, Denver, CO 80208 (DU Campus) 

·Services provided:
o For Children and Adolescents 

§Depression and Low Self-Esteem
§Behavior Problems such as defiance, anger/aggression, and temper tantrums
§Anxiety Problems including school refusal, social anxiety, worry, and obsessive-compulsive 

disorder (OCD) Updated January, 2016 

§Emotional reactions to traumatic events (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; PTSD) 

§Full psychological evaluations on a sliding scale between $150-$800 o For Parents 

§Behavioral Parenting Skills o For Adults 

§Couples or marital therapy
§Anxiety Problems including social anxiety, worry, and post traumatic reactions §Depression and mood difficulties 

· Sliding scale only, sessions range from $5-$75 depending on annual taxable income 

· Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 9:00AM – 8:00PM, Friday 9:00AM – 5:00PM 


70 West Counseling 


9901 West 50th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 

· Full range of counseling services, including groups, individual, couples, and family counseling covering a wide range of topics including: grief, depression, shame, trauma, crisis and many more. 

· New intensive outpatient groups beginning soon 

· Spanish-speaking counselor available 

· Payment: Sliding scale fees range from $20, $40 or $60; scholarships and pro bono work also 

provided. No one is turned away due to inability to pay. 

· Hours of operation: Monday: Office Closed, Tuesday – Friday 9:00am – 9:00pm; on Wednesdays, child care is provided from 6:00pm-8:00p


Child Counseling 

Judi’s House 

1741 Gaylord St., Denver CO 80206 

· Provides support groups, grief education groups, individual and family counseling, and activities for children ages 3-18 and young adults 18-25. Also provides support and education for caregivers of grieving children and youth. 

· Services are available in Spanish. 

· Services are provided free of charge to children and families grieving a death loss of any kind. 

Donations accepted. 


Second Wind Fund 

13701 W. Jewell Ave. #251, Lakewood, CO 80228

· Free counseling for kids aged 19 and under who are underinsured or uninsured 

· Matches kids at risk for suicide with a community therapist and pays for up to 12 sessions 

· Referrals made through mental health professionals due to financial or social barriers to treatment. 

*Referral line for providers: 720-988-2645 


Counseling for the Homeless 

Mental Health America of Colorado 

720-208-2220, or toll-free at 1-800-456-3249 

1385 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 610, Denver, CO 80222

·Provides short-term, free mental health services to low-income children and their families, older adults, and people who are homeless.


Stout Street Clinic 

303-293-6512 (mental health triage line) 

2130 Stout St., Denver, CO 80205

·Open for appointments and walk-ins Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays: 7:30am, Open for walk-ins on Wednesdays: 11:00am

Religious Counseling 

Alabaster Vessel 


5483 W. Alder Avenue, Littleton CO 80128

· Free therapy services for girls 13-18 

· Christian counseling for multiple therapies


Catholic Charities – Regina Caeli Clinical Services 

4045 Pecos St., Denver 80211

· Individual, marital, family and child counseling. 

· Fee-based service. Grants available. 




1385 S. Colorado Blvd Ste. 210, Denver, CO 80222

· Counseling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families. 

· A subsidy may be provided based on income or personal circumstances. 

· To request an appt., please call or email a clinician through the link above. 


Grace Counseling Services 


7921 Southpark Plaza, Suite 204, Littleton 80120

·Christian organization serving all areas. Counseling for individuals, couples, children and adolescent

o No religious affiliation required to receive services. Faith and spirituality will be incorporated upon preference of the client. 

· Frequently, a few therapists offer a sliding scale depending on individual and family financial circumstances and availability of reduced-fee spots. 

· Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm, appointment only. 


Shepherd’s Gate Counseling Center – Denver Seminary 

6399 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, CO 80210

· Marital, premarital, couple, older adult issues, men and women issues, grief and loss, child, and adolescent counseling provided by graduate students enrolled in Denver Seminary. Generally 10-15 sessions. 

· Cost is $5 to $25 per session depending on income. Typically there is no waiting list. 

Southwest Counseling Associates 

141 W. Davies Ave., Littleton, CO

· Traditional or Christian counseling for individuals, families & couples. 

· Scholarships available for low-income clients to pay a percentage of their fees depending on income for a limited number of sessions. 


Specific Populations 

Colorado AIDS Project (CAP) 

2490 W. 26thAve., Suite A-300, Denver, CO 80211

·Free individual, families and group counseling, and support groups for those with HIV/AIDS. 


Other Resources