A Program of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center
A Program of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center

Client Impact

Outreach Fort Collins proactively walks downtown Fort Collins to build trusting relationships with individuals experiencing homelessness and provide community-based referrals based on the needs of the individual. Outreach Fort Collins also responds to situations involving disruptive behavior, intoxication, and mental health concerns or crises. In these situations, Outreach staff work to de-escalate individuals, communicate appropriate behaviors, and coordinate with police or emergency medical assistance as needed. Our ongoing goal is to lower the negative impact on our community while connecting individuals to long-term supportive services (statistics updated quarterly):


Client contacts



Unique clients



Service coordination contacts


Clients housed



Average contacts per housed client



Individualized service referrals


Top resource inquiries 

Physical health - 17%

Housing - 15%

Gear/clothing - 14%

Other - 14%

Food - 13%

Behavioral health - 11%

ID/Legal - 7%

Shelther - 7%

Employment - 2%


Client stories


Everyone has a unique story. Here are a few stories from the clients that Outreach Fort Collins has worked with other the last three years. 


Fort Collins man, dog find home for the holidays after months on the streets (Coloradoan article)


A Step in the Right Direction (Outreach newslettter)


Ben's Story (Outreach newsletter)

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