A Christian service agency helping Estes Valley residents in need, including the temporarily unemployed who receive short-term assistance, and the working poor or persons with low fixed incomes who receive ongoing services. Crossroads Ministry partners with numerous other agencies to maximize benefits to clients, and encourages self- sufficiency through educational opportunities.
All persons are treated equally no matter what — All are welcome who are in need.
Last year, 2,100+ food-insecure neighbors were served in the Estes Valley.
75% of the assistance Crossroads provided to the Estes Valley in 2017 was connected with food. During that period, Crossroads served 435 families comprising 996 adults and 308 children.
Last year, 742 electric, gas and water utility bills were paid for Estes Valley neighbors in need.
385 neighbors in need received Christmas gifts through a partnership with Bright Christmas.
294,843 pounds of food were distributed to Estes Valley families in need last year.
386 children were given backpacks full of school supplies in 2017.
To alleviate the needs among persons in immediate crisis through Crossroad’s current programs and/or referrals to additional community services.
To stabilize an individual or family living situation on a short-term or ongoing basis through Crossroad’s current programs and referral to additional community services including strategic collaborative partnerships.
To assist an individual or family in reaching self-sufficiency or to lessen the need for assistance through money management and energy conservation training courses as well as one-on-one mentoring.
The impact of all programs is measured primarily by tracking the number of individuals and families who are successfully provided vital assistance as well as the percentage of individuals and families who successfully transition from needing assistance to a life style of self-sufficiency.