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/Values

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

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 […]

Spring 2020 Calendar

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
PLEASE NOTE: All group classes and activities are currently cancelled due to COVID-19. However, please check back soon for which groups you can join online or by phone!
2:00 – 3:00
CHARG Board Meeting
By Phone/Virtually
4:30 - 6:00
Every 4th Thursday
HEART Board Meeting
By Phone/Virtually

News

  • CHARG Resource Center Receives Funding from Caring for Denver Foundation during COVID-19 Crisis

    Denver, CO – Caring for Denver Foundation announced today funding designed to help organizations and frontline responders during the COVID-19 crisis. Caring for Denver Foundation was created to quickly respond to emerging mental health needs and substance misuse issues in our communities. We are designed to react to the rapidly changing needs of our communities and […]

  • COVID-19 Response & Temporary Limited Services

    How to Contact Us For our clinic members trying to reach us about appointments, refill medications, resources, or other questions, please contact Laura Pritchard-Haile at lph@charg.org or call 720-316-4447. Message from Executive Director Dear friends, As a community-centered nonprofit, we believe our community comes first. During the spread of COVID-19, we have the responsibility to […]

  • Purchase Artwork Online & Support Mental Wellness

    About Weren’t able to attend CHARG’s 30th Anniversary Event & Art show last November? Looking for a meaningful gift for someone special? Now you can purchase CHARG consumer and supporter artwork online! Proceeds benefit critical CHARG programs including individual counseling, peer support, outpatient psychiatric services, medication management, skills training and employment opportunities, recreational activities, support […]

  • 30 Years of Serving & Empowering the Community: CHARG Celebrates Major Milestone at Art Show

    Thank you to all of our friends and community members who were able to attend CHARG’s 30th Anniversary Art Show and Fundraiser event on November 7 at the Space Gallery! It was our pleasure to celebrate this major milestone with you! In addition to the celebration of our wonderful CHARG community, this event raised nearly […]

  • Share your art and support mental wellbeing!

    Art of Wellbeing | CHARG Resource Center 30th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 | 5-8 pm Space Gallery | 400 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204 LEARN MORE ABOUT THE EVENT HERE. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Wellbeing is the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy. Wellbeing is an art form, or a journey – it is more […]

  • Denver Sheriff Department Hosts BBQ Lunch for CHARG Community

    On Tuesday, July 23, Captain Shayne Grannum and his crew from the Denver Sheriff Department hosted and cooked a BBQ lunch at our Heartland Clinic! What a wonderful partner we have! Not only has the Denver Sheriff Department hosted a BBQ lunch for our CHARG community members for the past few years, they bring law […]

  • 2019 Annual Summer Camping Trip at Snow Mountain Ranch

    In June, CHARG coordinated its annual summer camping trip and we returned to YMCA of the Rockies – Snow Mountain Ranch near Winter Park, CO.  A group of staff and consumers spent two days and two nights enjoying the beautiful scenery, canoeing, playing basketball, chatting by the fire, and more. A huge thank-you to Janyce […]

  • 8th Annual Friends @ CHARG Breakfast raises over $8,500 & new honorary council members inducted

    During the 8th Annual Friends @ CHARG Breakfast on April 4 at St. John’s Cathedral, we inducted several new members to our Honorary Council: David Burgess A graduate of Oberlin College, David moved to Denver from New York City in 1973 to pursue a Masters Degree in Social Work. In 1981, he began work for […]

  • Join us for the Annual Friends @ CHARG Breakfast on April 4

    8th Annual Friends @ CHARG Celebration Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:30 – 8:30 am (MDT) Saint John’s Cathedral, Dagwell Hall 1350 Washington Street Denver, CO 80203 We invite all friends, volunteers, consumers, and community members to join us for the 8th Annual Friends @ CHARG Celebration. Enjoy a light, complimentary breakfast while we celebrate the work […]

  • Mental Health First Aid Training

    CHARG Hosts Mental Health First Aid Training at Drop-In Center

    For the first time, CHARG Resource Center hosted a Mental Health First Aid course on Monday, January 14, at The David Quarton Drop-In Center@CHARG. Over 20 participants attended the training, including CHARG staff and consumer employees as well as a few community members. “It was a great training,” explained Zuzana Howard, Administrator Coordinator of CHARG […]

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