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 2020 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. One is being held in-person (Gardening). Learn more here!
1:00 – 2:00
Adventures Group
Via Phone/Video Conference
Details here.
10:00 - 12:00
Story Circles
September 10
Details here.
10:00 - 12:00
Gardening Group
1:00 - 3:00
Story Circles
September 26
Details here.
2:00 – 3:00
CHARG Board Meeting
Via Phone/Video Conference
4:30 - 6:00
Every 4th Thursday
HEART Board Meeting
Via Phone/Video Conference
12:00 - 1:00
Every 3rd Friday
Community Engagement Meeting
Via Phone/Video Conference
2:30 - 3:30
In This Together!
Via Phone/Video Conference
Details here.


  • 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 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 of […]

  • Statement on Racial Justice and Black Lives Matter

    Statement on Racial Justice and Black Lives Matter CHARG Resource Center has had, and will continue having, a strong commitment to racial justice and equality. This extends throughout every aspect of our organization including programs, services, and our community of support. We understand that people of color have not historically had equal access to behavioral […]

  • 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 We are providing tele-health services and open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Due to COVID-19, our onsite locations are not open during our typical hours. For our clinic members trying to reach us about appointments, refill medications, resources, or other questions, please contact Laura Pritchard-Haile at or call 303-830-8805. Message from Executive Director […]

  • 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 […]

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