CHARG Resource Center Clinic and Offices 709 E. 12th Avenue Denver, CO 80203 303-830-8805 | CHARG Drop-In Center 920 Emerson Street Denver, CO 80218 303-830-2130

Our Story

An innovative community established in 1989, Capitol Hill Action & Recreation Group (CHARG) serves adults with major mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar illness, and major depression. It is a joint venture of people who believe that effective and lasting empowerment of persons with mental illness occurs when they can make decisions regarding their needs, and […]


MISSION The mission of CHARG Resource Center is to advance a model of genuine partnership among individuals who live with mental illness, mental health professionals, and the larger community through respectful and comprehensive services.   VALUES In pursuit of our mission, CHARG promotes certain values to guide the actions and decisions of boards, staff and […]


SERVICES In addition to providing opportunities for human support and friendship, CHARG Resource Center offers specific services at its various locations that include a mental health clinic, a drop-in center, and homeless outreach.   THE HEARTLAND CLINIC 709 E. 12th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203 HOURS: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm The Heartland Clinic is licensed by the state of […]

Fall 2021 Calendar

PLEASE NOTE: Some group classes and activities are currently cancelled due to COVID-19. However, some are being hosted virtually and you can join via phone or video conferencing. Learn more here!
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Wellness & Resilience Story Circles
1:00 - 3:00
Dec. 19
Details here.
1:00 – 2:00
Adventures Group
at the Drop-In
4:30 - 6:00
Every 4th Thursday
HEART Board Meeting
Via Phone/Video Conference
10:00 - 12:00
Gardening Group
At the clinic
2:00 – 3:00
CHARG Board Meeting
at the Drop-In
2:30 - 3:30
In This Together!
Via Phone/Video Conference
Details here.


  • Colorado Gives Day 2021 — Support CHARG Today

    We have a Match Donor! Double Your Impact Colorado Gives Day is just around the corner. Colorado’s largest day of giving takes place on Tuesday, December 7th. On this day, thousands of people come together to support Colorado nonprofits like CHARG Resource Center. This year we have a $5,000 match thanks to Betty Bona & […]

  • Introducing our Interim Executive Director

    Please Welcome Jim Goebelbecker, Interim ED After a brief Interim Executive Director search, we were fortunate to find Jim Goebelbecker! Jim is a leadership coach and has an M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Organizational Development, which he’s utilized in a variety of roles from finance, to business technology, CEO/COO positions at large nonprofits, and most recently […]

  • Our Next Chapter Unfolds

    A Message from the Executive Director Hello CHARG Community! I’m so pleased to be able to say that CHARG Resource Center is finally mobilizing its way out from under the pandemic. We’re starting to see more vaccinated people in-person at CHARG’s Heartland Clinic, and we’re having some crucial conversations about when we will be able […]

  • We’re Hiring!

    INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOB POST CHARG Resource Center is a Denver-based mental health clinic and drop-in center providing outpatient services to adults. Services include counseling, case management, skills training, a payee program, recreational activities, medication management, and monitoring of overall health including dental. Peer specialists, therapists and social workers, a psychiatric nurse and a psychiatrist […]

  • Barbara’s Impact Story

    Barbara Quarton, shares her story of how CHARG has impacted her life, and how she has given back to our CHARG community over the years. She is currently a receptionist at CHARG, one of our board of directors, and an Honorary Council member.

  • Our Deepest Sympathy

      In the wake of the recent tragic event in Boulder, Colorado, CHARG Resource Center extends our deepest sympathy and support to the communities in and around Boulder. Our hearts are with all Coloradans who grieve the losses, and like so many, we understand and feel that pain. Our resources are here for all who […]

  • Share your art and support mental wellness!

    Art of Connection presented by CHARG Resource Center An online art exhibition during the month of April Humans are wired to connect, and this connection affects our health. From psychological theories to recent research, there is significant evidence that social support and feeling connected can help people have lower levels of anxiety and depression, and […]

  • Friends @ CHARG Virtual Luncheon Raises Nearly $9,000 & Inducts New Honorary Council Member

    CHARG Resource Center hosted its first virtual event on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic transitioned our annual Friends @ CHARG breakfast event to an online gathering over lunch time instead and we are so thankful to all of you who joined us! If you weren’t able to attend, you can watch the program […]

  • Thank you for your support!

    Thank you for helping us provide stability to those we employ and serve during this crisis! #GivingTuesdayNow was a global day of giving and unity that took place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. CHARG kicked off a campaign in early May, beginning with #GivingTuesdayNow, to raise […]

  • We’re Hiring!

    We’re looking for a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our team! CHARG Resource Center is a small nonprofit in the heart of Capitol Hill. We specialize in a community-based model of service, and we pride ourselves on maintaining a strong partnership model between consumer, clinician, and the community. CHARG operates two locations, one […]

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