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Emergency services

Note: Dial 911 for all life-threatening emergencies.

Non-life-threatening

American Medical Response

597-1277

Colorado Springs Utilities (electrical, gas, water)

448-4800, 448-4848 (automated), or relay through 711 or 800/659-2656 (for TDD/hearing-impaired)

Fire

385-5950 (administration)

Police (non-emergency)

Colorado Springs Police Department

705 S. Nevada Ave., 444-7000

springspolice.com

El Paso County Sheriff's Office

210 S. Tejon St., 520-7100

shr.elpasoco.com

State Patrol

1480 Quail Lake Loop, 635-0385

csp.state.co.us

Fire (non-emergency)

Colorado Springs Fire Department

375 Printers Pkwy., 385-5950

springsgov.com

Social services

Suicide crisis

Suicide Prevention Partnership Hotline

596-LIFE (5433)

sppppr.org

Victims' services

Colorado Springs Police Victim Advocacy Program

705 S. Nevada Ave., 444-7529

springspolice.com

Ensures that victims understand their rights and have their needs met through the criminal justice process.

Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA)

2460 W. 26th Ave., #255-C, Denver, 303/861-1160, 800/261-2682

coloradocrimevictims.org

Contains an online victim services directory.

Rape crisis

TESSA Crisis Line

633-3819

tessacs.org

A 24-hour local hotline for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) ­

800/656-HOPE (4673)

rainn.org

Routes callers to the nearest rape crisis hotline and offers a free, confidential online hotline.

Shelters and services

Note: See the Yellow Pages for other shelters and services for distinct populations.

American Red Cross (local chapter)

1040 S. Eighth St., 632-3563

pparc.org

Most of the time, the local Red Cross offers tips on preparing for and preventing disasters. But when the unexpected actually happens, it provides lodging, clothing, food and other essentials to local victims.

Colorado House and Resource Center

21 S. Wahsatch Ave., 325-0100

colorado-house.org

Provides transitional housing and assistance to the highly motivated homeless.

Homeward Pikes Peak

955-0731

homewardpikespeak.org

United Way affiliate whose mission is to coordinate local homeless services.

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Colorado Springs

519 N. Tejon St., 329-1244

ihn-cos.org

Provides short-term transitional housing for families with children in homeless situations.

Marian House

14 W. Bijou St., 475-2347

ccharitiescs.org

A recently renovated soup kitchen run by Catholic Charities for the working poor, people with disabilities, homeless and hungry, fixed income, seniors and struggling families. Offers hot meals 365 days per year to more than 400 people. Also home to social programs.

Peak Vista CHC Homeless Clinic

722 S. Wahsatch Ave., 471-2789

Provides health care and dental services for the homeless.

Pikes Peak Mental Health

Multiple locations, 572-6330 (general info), 635-7000 (crisis)

ppmhc.org

Provides mental health services for adults and children.

R.J. Montgomery Salvation Army New Hope Center

709 S. Sierra Madre St., 578-9190

tsacs.org

Homeless shelter offering meals, showers, laundry facilities and counseling.

Springs Rescue Mission

5 W. Las Vegas St., 632-1822

mysrm.org

Provides religious and physical assistance to the area's poor and needy.

TESSA

435 Gold Pass Heights, 633-1462 (general info), 633-3819 (crisis)

tessacs.org

Provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including a 24-hour crisis line and emergency shelter.

Urban Peak Colorado Springs

423 E. Cucharras St., 630-3223

urbanpeak.org

Helps youth ages 15 to 20 who are homeless, runaways or in at-risk situations permanently exit street life.

Veterans' Affairs Homeless Program

25 N. Spruce St., #207, 667-5588

Offers medical care, mental health care, substance abuse treatment, housing and employment services to veterans.

Food help

Care & Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado

2605 Preamble Point, 528-1247

100 Greenhorn Drive, Pueblo, 719/296-6995

careandshare.org

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The region's sole food bank for locally and nationally donated and purchased food, working with 400-plus local agencies.

Marian House

14 W. Bijou St., 475-2347

A program of Catholic Charities of Colorado Springs. Serving hot, nutritious meals 365 days a year.

Shove Chapel Soup Kitchen

1010 N. Nevada Ave.

Meals served by a chef with professional experience every Sunday at 3 p.m.

Springs Rescue Mission

5 W. Las Vegas St., 632-1822

Provides meal after requisite chapel service.

City gov't

City offices

City Hall

107 N. Nevada Ave., 385-2489

springsgov.com

City Administration Building

1401 Recreation Way, 385-5940

City Planning Commission

30 S. Nevada Ave., #301, 385-5905

ccb@ci.colospgs.co.us

Municipal Court

224 E. Kiowa St., 385-5922

springsgov.com

City leaders

City Manager: Penny Culbreth-Graft

107 N. Nevada Ave., 385-5455

pculbrethgraft@springsgov.com

Mayor: Lionel Rivera

P.O. Box 1575, 385-5986

lrivera@springsgov.com

Vice Mayor: Larry Small

P.O. Box 1575, 385-5485

lsmall@springsgov.com

District 1 city councilor: Scott Hente

P.O. Box 1575, 385-5487

shente@springsgov.com

District 2: Darryl Glenn

P.O. Box 1575, 385-5493

dglenn@springsgov.com

District 3: Jerry Heimlicher

P.O. Box 1575, 385-5470

jheimlicher@springsgov.com

District 4: Margaret Radford

P.O. Box 1575, 385-5492

mradford@springsgov.com

At Large: Tom Gallagher:

P.O. Box 1575, 385-5491

tgallagher@springsgov.com

At Large: Jan Martin

P.O. Box 1575, 385-5486

jmartin@springsgov.com

At Large: Randy Purvis

P.O. Box 1575, 578-9800

rpurvis@springsgov.com

City Attorney: Pat Kelly

30 S. Nevada Ave., #501, 385-5909

cityatty@springsgov.com

City Clerk: Kathryn Young

30 S. Nevada Ave., #101, 385-5901

cityclerk@springsgov.com

County Gov't

County offices

County Commissioners Office

27 E. Vermijo Ave., 520-7276

bcc.elpasoco.com

County courthouses

270 S. Tejon St., 448-7650

20 E. Vermijo Ave., 448-7700

elpasocountycourts.com

For further info, call 448-7798.

County leaders

County Administrator: Jeffrey H. Greene

27 E. Vermijo Ave., 520-7276

adm.elpasoco.com

District 1 Commissioner: Wayne Williams (R)

27 E. Vermijo Ave., 520-7276

waynewilliams@elpasoco.com

District 2: Amy Lathen (R)

27 E. Vermijo Ave., 520-6412

amylathen@elpasoco.com

District 3: Sallie Clark (R)

27 E. Vermijo Ave., 520-6413

sallieclark@elpasoco.com

District 4: Dennis Hisey (R)

27 E. Vermijo Ave., 520-6414

dennishisey@elpasoco.com

District 5, chair: Jim Bensberg (R)

27 E. Vermijo Ave., 520-6415

jimbensberg@elpasoco.com

Other elected county officials

Sheriff: Terry Maketa

210 S. Tejon St., 520-7100

shr.elpasoco.com

County Clerk & Recorder: Robert Balink

200 S. Cascade Ave., 520-6216

car.elpasoco.com

robertbalink@elpasoco.com

County Assessor: Mark Lowderman

27 E. Vermijo Ave., 520-6600

asr.elpasoco.com

asrweb@elpasoco.com

County Treasurer: Sandra Damron

27 E. Vermijo Ave., 520-6666

trs.elpasoco.com

trsweb@elpasoco.com

County Coroner: Dr. Robert Bux

2743 E. Las Vegas St., 390-2450

cor.elpasoco.com

District Attorney: Dan May

326 S. Tejon St., 520-6169

dao.elpasoco.com

State gov't

Local House representatives

District 14: Kent Lambert (R)

303/866-2937

rep.kent.lambert@comcast.net

District 15: Mark Waller (R)

303/866-5525

mark.waller.house@state.co.us

District 16: Larry Liston (R)

303/866-2965

larry.liston.house@state.co.us

District 17: Dennis Apuan (D)

303/866-3069

repdennisapuan@gmail.com

District 18: Michael Merrifield (D)

303/866-2932

michael.merrifield.house@state.co.us

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District 19: Marsha Looper (R)

303/866-2946

marshalooper@gmail.com

District 20: Amy Stephens (R)

303/866-2924

amy.stephens.house@state.co.us

District 21: Bob Gardner (R)

303/866-2191

bobgardner.house@state.co.us

Local Senate representatives

District 9: Dave Schultheis (R)

303/866-4835

senatorschultheis@gmail.com

District 10: Bill Cadman (R)

303/866-2737

bill.cadman.senate@state.co.us

District 11: John Morse (D)

303/866-6364

john.morse.senate@state.co.us

District 12: Keith King (R)

303/866-4880

keith@keithking.org

Federal gov't

Senators

Mark Udall (D)

Colorado Springs office: 111 S. Tejon St., #300, 634-6071

udall.senate.gov

Michael Bennet (D)

Colorado Springs office: 409 N. Tejon St., #107, 328-1100

bennet.senate.gov

Representatives

District 5 (including Colorado Springs): Doug Lamborn (R)

Colorado Springs office: 3730 Sinton Road, #150, 520-0055

lamborn.house.gov

District 1: Diana DeGette (D)

State office: 303/844-4988

degette.house.gov

District 2: Jared Polis (D)

State office: 303/484-9596

polis.house.gov

District 3: John Salazar (D)

State office: 970/259-1012

house.gov/salazar

District 4: Betsy Markey (D)

State office: 970/221-7110

markey.house.gov

District 6: Mike Coffman (R)

State office: 720/282-9772

coffman.house.gov

District 7: Ed Perlmutter (D)

State office: 303/274-7944

perlmutter.house.gov

Veterans' services

All Veterans Burial and Cremation

6533 N. Academy Blvd., 444-0200

American Legion

Multiple locations

legion.org

Disabled American Veterans

2444 E. Platte Ave., 800/624-8531

3754 E. La Salle St., 380-8005

6880 Palmer Park Blvd., 591-8787

dav.org

Retired Enlisted Association

834 Emory Circle, 596-0927

trea.org

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Multiple locations

vfw.org

Essentials: Pueblo

Government

City government

1 City Hall Place, 719/553-2655

County government

215 W. 10th St., 719/583-6000

Police and fire

Fire Department

1551 Bonforte Blvd., 719/553-2830

Police Department

130 Central Main St., 719/553-2538

pueblo.us

Sheriff's Office

909 Court St., 719/583-6125

sheriff.co.pueblo.co.us

Help lines

Rape Crisis Services

Hotline: 719/549-0549

pueblorapecrisis.org

Suicide Prevention Center Help Line

719/544-1133 or 719/564-5566 (teen line)

pueblosuicideprevention.com

YWCA Pueblo Family Crisis Hotline & Shelter

719/545-8195

ywca.org

Addiction treatment

Parkview Hospital

Adolescent treatment unit, 719/584-4457

Adult chemical dependency unit, 719/584-4343

Alcoholics Anonymous Central Service Office of South Colorado

719/546-1173

Essentials: Teller County

County government

112 N. A St., Cripple Creek, 719/689-2988

co.teller.co.us

Sheriff's Office

11400 U.S. Hwy. 24, Divide, 687-9652

co.teller.co.us

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