Mesa County: Food, Housing and Basic Needs Resources

This page includes resources for basic needs of residents of Mesa County, Colorado. Whether you are looking for help with rent control, finding places to get food or crisis services, you can begin here.

You can find more resources available to all Coloradans here

Do you know of a resource missing from this page? You can suggest a resource to add with this form. 

Mesa County Public Health Resource Guide

Mesa County Public Health keeps the community’s overall health as a top priority and provides ways businesses can open safely.


211 Colorado

211 Colorado is a statewide community resource connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more. Call 2-1-1 or Text your zip code to 898-211 (message and data rates apply). You can also access their web based search function for more help. is the most comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date aggregation of free and reduced-cost programs helping Americans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Food Bank of the Rockies

The Food Bank of the Rockies has locations and partners in 30 counties across Colorado, including Mesa. Click here to find a food bank in your area.


Food Pantries in Mesa County

The Food Pantries in Mesa County and Grand Junction help low income families. Volunteers and staff that work at the often charity run centers help people of all backgrounds, ranging from senior citizens to children, in an effort to prevent hunger.


If you are unsafe or being abused by someone in your family or by a partner, call 9-1-1.
Domestic Violence

To get help call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or go to Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Child Abuse and Neglect

To report suspected child abuse or neglect call the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-844-CO-4-Kids. Learn more about child abuse and neglect and supports for families at


At-Risk Adults

To report concerns of mistreatment or self-neglect for an at-risk adult, contact Adult Protective Services at the local county human services office where the at-risk adult lives.

Grand Junction Housing Authority

The Grand Junction Housing Authority helps people when they are most vulnerable to regain their footing, and together we strengthen the community.


Housing Resources of Western Colorado

Housing Resources of Western Colorado works with individuals to provide affordable rentals, housing rehabilitation and assistance to lower utility bills.

Mesa, Garfield, and Rio Blanco Counties fall within HRWCO service area for the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program.

Mesa, Delta, Montrose, Gunnison, Ouray, San Miguel, Hinsdale, Dolores, San Juan, Montezuma, La Plata and Archuleta Counties are in the service area for the Weatherization Program. The Program offers free energy efficiency and health and safety services to income qualifying residents who own or rent their home to lower bills and keep homes comfortable.

Colorado Pet Pantry 

To find pet food and pantry locations visit Colorado Pet Pantry’s website

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