Our programs and services are designed to help people experiencing homelessness connect with solutions that best fit their unique situations. Whether you need emergency services like meals and shelter or a more long-term solution like our Steps to Success program or New Life Program, we are here to help.

Choose a category below to get started:

Meals

If you or your loved ones are in immediate need of food, you are welcome to join us for Breakfast or dinner at Fort Collins Rescue Mission.

  • Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.
  • Dinner: 5:00 p.m.

Shelter

Emergency shelter is available 365 days of the year for men and women in need. If you are homeless and want to escape the dangers of sleeping on the street, you are welcome to sign up for a bed at our shelter.

How to Sign Up

Shelter beds are assigned daily through a random lottery. All guests must sign up for a bed each day in order to receive a bed assignment.

  • Men must sign up for a bed assignment before 4:30 p.m.
  • Women must sign up for a bed assignment before 5 p.m.

Steps to Success

If you find yourself homeless or have suffered from addiction, abuse or other negative and destructive habits that have caused you to become homeless, we invite you to join the Mission’s Steps to Success Program to make a lasting change in your life. In the program, participants are given the opportunity to become productive, self-sufficient members of society as they work toward living in healthy community relationships.

“The Mission helped me realize where my life would be if I returned to drugs. They helped me learn how to be patient and how to connect with God and others.”

Lorenzo, Steps to Success program participant

How Steps to Success Works

The Steps to Success program is a faith-based, transitional program for adult men and women, lasting 3-10 months. The program begins with a 2-4 week candidacy stage where you learn about program expectations and discover if the program is a good fit for your needs.

Steps to Success is designed to:

  • Provide participants with stability through shelter, meals, and case management
  • Help address basic needs as you search for a job (or actively pursue benefits associated with a disability)
  • Assist you in pursuing sustainable housing
  • Expose you to the Good News of Jesus Christ
  • Encourage involvement in positive, supportive communities like a local church or relapse prevention groups
  • Provide basic life skills training through various strategic workshops
  • Help you address any major, personal issues, such as legal obligations, medical concerns, mental health concerns, and financial hurdles, that may hinder your ability to become self-sufficient
  • Resources, groups and assignments outside the Mission may be used to meet this goal
  • Provide accountability as you accomplish basic case-management tasks that will increase your potential for successful re-entry into society
The Steps to Success program is available for both men and women who are experiencing homelessness.

Qualifications for Steps to Success

Steps to Success participants must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Willing to submit to random drug and alcohol testing
  • Committed to being clean and sober
  • Committed to pursuing employment or disability benefits income
  • Open to sharpening their life skills
  • Willing to address and correct self-destructive habits
  • Interested in learning how to manage their finances
  • Willing to work within a structured schedule
  • Open to the message of Christ and engaging in Christian community
  • Pro-active in addressing long-term obstacles that may hinder their success
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New Life Program

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If you have suffered from addiction, abuse or other destructive habits, we invite you to join the Mission’s New Life Program at Harvest Farm to make a lasting change in your life. In the program, participants are given the opportunity to become productive, self-sufficient members of society.

“I like having integrity, being responsible, paying rent, and being a productive member of society. And I know I could not have done it without Harvest Farm.”

Jeremiah, New Life Program graduate

The New Life Program consists of:

  • Bible study
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Life skills development
  • Work readiness
  • Case management

While in the program, you may be able to earn your GED or go on to higher education. Some qualifying graduates also receive a vehicle. Progress in the program brings increased responsibility and freedom, the reward of graduation, and a new life!

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Goals of the New Life Program

The four main goals of the program are to see long-term change in the following areas:

1) Overcoming Destructive Habits

Drug and alcohol abuse, poor financial decisions, unhealthy relationships and other destructive habits can cause anyone to think a “new life” is out of reach. Our goal is to see New Life Program participants like you transformed by overcoming destructive habits. By immersing yourself in the program, you will receive the help you need and experience victory over life-draining behaviors.

2) Maintaining Healthy Community

In the New Life Program, you will learn to build and maintain healthy community relationships. These relationships encourage accountability and foster continued productive participation in society.

3) Maintaining Sustainable, Full-Time Employment or Equivalent Income

As you advance through the program and pursue financial goals you set alongside Mission staff, you will eventually obtain sustainable, full-time employment or equivalent income.

4) Providing For Sustainable Housing

Finally, the ultimate goal of the New Life Program is to see each participant graduate and provide for their own sustainable housing needs.

Qualifications

To join the New Life Program, you must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Free of sex offenses and arson convictions
  • Physically able to work
  • Willing to give up all nicotine products immediately
  • Open to the message of Christ
  • Willing to submit to random drug and alcohol testing
  • Serious about a life change

No cell phones allowed until completion of all classroom assignments

How to Get Started

  1. Review all the qualifications.
  2. Call the Harvest Farm Intake Chaplain at 970.568.9803 for a phone interview to determine eligibility.

Please Note:

  • You may also drop by Fort Collins Rescue Mission—316 Jefferson Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524—in person to inquire about entering the New Life Program.
  • You’ll have room for a suitcase full of belongings (Computers are not allowed.)
  • You can also schedule a tour to learn more by calling 970.568.9803.

Are you hungry and need a healthy meal? We offer breakfast and dinner to anyone in need, 365 days a year.

Are you homeless and need a safe place to sleep at night? We offer safe, clean shelter for up to 90 men and women each night.

Are you suffering from destructive life habits that have left you homeless? Join our Steps to Success Program to make a lasting change.

Are you struggling with homelessness, addiction, or other difficult life situations? Join our New Life Program at Harvest Farm.