Youth Activities and Services Directory
Community Resources and Events
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
You are not alone. Join a community of suicide loss survivors to find comfort and gain understanding as stories of healing and hope are shared.
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Pikes Peak Library:21c - 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. - Colorado Springs, CO 80920
See the flyer here.
Preregistration is available but not required at the AFSP website: www.afsp.org/survivorday
The Tri-Lakes YMCA is committed to improving our community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. A wide variety of programs and services are available that help nurture the potential of kids, help you live healthier, and support our neighbors who need us the most.
Visit the YMCA website at ppymca.org
Contact Holly Brandon at 719-481-8728 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aspen Point Crisis Center
Aspen Pointe Crisis Center provides crisis services, health care services, and more, to all ages of children, teens and adults. If you or someone you know requires immediate mental health care, three options are available to get help:
1. Call: 844-493-8255
2. Text: TALK to 38255
3. Walk in (open 24 hrs per day/ 7 days per week): 6071 E. Woodmen Road (at Powers Blvd., adjacent to St. Francis Medical Center).
Detailed information, including other locations, can be found at this website.
Learn English - Aprenda Ingles
"Learn English" with other adults in our community. Classes are free of charge.
Mondays and Wednesdays beginning September 6, 2017, through May 16, 2018.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: LPSD Administration Building, 146 Jefferson Street, in Monument.
For information, please call 785-7204.
See the flyer in English: Learn English
See the flyer in Spanish: Aprenda Ingles
Tri-Lakes YMCA RAD Program for Teens
RAD events are a way for high school students to have fun on Friday nights in a safe environment. Activities take place from 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm at the Young Life Center at the Tri-Lakes YMCA on Jackson Creek Parkway. The events are open and free to all high school students with a valid ID. Activities include indoor soccer, volleyball, basketball, ping pong, foosball, cornhole, board games, video games and more.
See additional information here.
Help Wanted for Before and After School Programs
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region Association Childcare Department is seeking dynamic individuals who are passionate and dedicated to youth development in the Monument area at Kilmer Elementary, Lewis-Palmer Elementary, Palmer Lake Elementary, Prairie Winds Elementary and Bear Creek Elementary. To apply, email Christina Brown at cbrown @ppymca.org or check out the website at www.ppymca.org/careers/job-openings.
Regis University Counseling Services
Regis University provides a free to low-cost option for mental health counseling. The Colorado Springs Regis location is very close to Woodmen & I-25 - about 20 minutes from Monument.
Regis University's counselors in training and marriage and family therapists in training offer confidential, low-cost counseling services at the Center for Counseling and Family Therapy on the Thornton and Colorado Springs campuses. Services include: individual counseling, couple and family therapy, counseling for children and adolescents, and play therapy. If you are interested in these services, contact our Clinical Assistant, at Thornton: 303-964-5786 or Colorado Springs 719-264-7027 for more information. Limited weekly appointment times are now available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in Thornton and Tuesday afternoon/evenings in Colorado Springs.
Tri-Lakes Cares is a United Way partner and satellite of the Pikes Peak Work Force Center, serving northern El Paso county. TLC improves peoples' lives by providing emergency assistance, self-sufficiency programs and other social services. Contact us at 719-481-4864 or email@example.com