Homebuyer Education workshop: December 9th, 2017

Interested in buying a home? Want to know more about down payment assistance, and the process it takes to become a home owner? Call SWIC’s HUD approved housing counseling office today to register for the Homebuyer Education workshop. The class is free and will result in a certificate of attendance upon successfully completing the class.

Our next two classes are scheduled for: Saturday, December 9th and Saturday, January 13th. 

To register call: 303-934-0923

SWIC’s housing counseling office can also assist with Foreclosure Intervention and Financial Capability.  Call today to see how we can help with your housing and financial needs.

Accessory Dwelling Units: An Innovative Idea for Additional Income

Lance Guanella, our Deputy Executive Director and Housing Counselor was quoted in the following article published by https://denverite.com. He agrees that ADU’s are an innovative idea but stresses that the educational component will be important before considering an ADU for your property.  Enjoy the article.

Carriage houses and casitas could help fight gentrification on Denver’s West Side

Upcoming Home Buyer Education workshops at SWIC

Interested in buying a home? Want to know more about down payment assistance, and the process it takes to become a home owner? Call SWIC’s HUD approved housing counselor today to register for the Homebuyer Education workshop. The class is free and will result in a certificate of attendance upon successfully completing the class.

The next two workshops are:

Saturday, September 9th at 9:00 a.m.  and Saturday, October 14th at 9:00 a.m. 

at Southwest Improvement Council, 1000 S. Lowell Blvd. Denver.

Call (303) 934-0923 today to register. Classes fill up fast so the sooner you call the better chance you have a getting a reserved seat.

Home Buyer Education Courses Coming to SWIC August 12th

Interested in buying a home? Want to know more about down payment assistance, and the process it takes to become a home owner? Call SWIC’s HUD approved housing counselor today to register for the Homebuyer Education workshop. The class is free and will result in a certificate of attendance upon successfully completing the class.

The next two workshops are:

Saturday, August 12th at 9:00 a.m. and Saturday, September 9th at 9:00 a.m. 

at Southwest Improvement Council, 1000 S. Lowell Blvd. Denver.

Call (303) 934-0923 today to register. Classes fill up fast so the sooner you call the better chance you have a getting a reserved seat.

July Updates from SWIC

Please have a safe and fun 4th of July holiday from SWIC. Remember fireworks are illegal in Denver, but you can still see the professionals light up the sky. The Colorado Rockies, Colorado Rapids, and Denver Outlaws of Major League Lacrosse all have outdoor shows at their venues following their games on the 4th.

Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field

Rapids vs. Seattle at Dicks Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City

Outlaws vs. Atlanta Blaze at Sports Authority Field at Mile High

4th of July Holiday Closures: 

Southwest Improvement Council will be closed for the 4th of July holiday from Saturday, July 1st – Tuesday, July 4th. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, July 5th.

July Food Bank Hours:

Friday, July 7th 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Friday, July 14th 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Friday, July 21st 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Friday, July 28th 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

July Neighborhood Council:

Thursday, July 13th 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Dinner will be served as we talk about the upcoming events and issues for Southwest Denver.

 

PetAid Colorado Postponed

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances the PetAid Clinic for Saturday , June 17th has been postponed.

PetAid Clinic: Postponed

Where: Southwest Improvement Council            Date: Postponed / Rescheduled date TBA

1000 S. Lowell Blvd.

Denver, CO 80219

If you made an appointment you should have been notified by PetAid Colorado. If not please contact them directly on the flyer posted below.

 

PetAid Colorado Coming to Southwest Improvement Council

Do you have pets? Did you know pets also need annual exams and vaccine boosters. PetAid Colorado is hosting a FREE Wellness and Vaccine Clinic in Southwest Denver on June 17th, 2017.

PetAid Clinic:

Where: Southwest Improvement Council            Date: June 17th, 2017 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.

1000 S. Lowell Blvd.

Denver, CO 80219

Appointments are encouraged, so please call PetAid Colorado soon. The details are on the downloadable flyer.

May Updates

The month of May is quickly flying by and before you know it Summer will be in here in just a few short weeks.  This time of year is always busy at SWIC and Southwest Denver as we transition into the hot summer months. Here are just a few things to take note on.

Kid’s Healthy Cooking Class: (Final Class of the School Year) 

Friday, May 19th 4:00 -5:00 p.m.

Learn how to make Creamy Fruit Salad and Turkey Chili-Cheese Macaroni

Memorial Day Closures: 

Saturday, May 27th Closed

Memorial Day, May 29th Closed

Remaining Food Bank Hours  for May:  

Friday, May 19th 8:00- 10: 30 a.m

Friday, May 26th 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Safe Summer Kickoff at Kepner Middle School (911 S. Hazel Court). 

Saturday, June 3rd 11a.m. – 3 p.m.

SWIC will have a table at this fantastic annual Southwest Denver event. Stop by our table to meet SWIC staff and pick up some swag.

June Neighborhood Council 

Thursday, June 8th 5:00 -6:30 p.m.

Speakers: TBA 

 

 

 

Happy Easter Weekend from SWIC

Colorado is a beautiful place to celebrate Easter Weekend. Many Colorado families will celebrate Easter at Red Rocks with the free Easter Sunrise Service http://redrocksonline.com  ( Please click on link for more information). SWIC wishes you a very healthy and happy Easter Weekend, enjoy time with your friends and family and most important stay safe.

 

Here are remaining food bank hours for the month of April:

April 21st 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

April 28th 8:00 – 10: 300 a.m.