We support families across Colorado’s front range. Our major impact is in Metro Denver and Colorado Springs. We work directly in the family’s home 90% of the time.
We also have a residential program, foster homes and group care in Metro Denver. These programs serve as temporary solutions as we provide the treatment needed to return children safely to their home.
Learn more about us and our recent accomplishments in our 2018 annual report.
Savio is dedicated to eliminating violence, crime, drug and alcohol abuse, child abuse and neglect, and other destructive behaviors in families through care, support and education.
Savio will be the preeminent child and family treatment center where the most caring, culturally appropriate, and effective strategies enable families to resolve conflicts and live harmoniously in the community.
Savio is constantly evolving to ensure kids have the family they need. Savio is developing programs to prevent the destructive behaviors that damage families and lead to system involvement.
In 1966, Four Denver businessmen: Gale Neiswanger, Alfred Wiesner, Charles Hughes and Michael Reidy founded Savio House as an orphanage for "wayward boys." They purchased the historic Red Brick Building at 325 King Street. The building was built in 1910 by Architect William Norman Bowman and his wife Alice May.
The Denver Lions Club assumed a board leadership role in 1974 and fueled the organization’s growth and development. Savio remains a project of the Denver Lions Club today.
Savio has evolved in the 52 years since its founding and is driven by the belief that every child has a fundamental need and right to a stable and supportive family. The organization now serves 2,300 Colorado families annually.
Elizabeth Doner, LPC
Community Based Services Adolescent Program Coordinator
24 Hour Care Coordinators
Rebecca Carpenter, LCSW
Child Placement Agency and High Fidelity Wraparound Coordinator
Main Denver Office
325 King Street
Denver, CO 80219
Downtown Denver Office
1530 West 13th Avenue
Denver, CO 80204
Colorado Springs Office
525 E. Uintah Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
17 N. Spruce Suite 122
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
11th Judicial District SB 94
136 Justice Center Road, Room 104
Canon City, CO 81212