As the school season starts up again, it is important to remember that 51% of those experiencing homelessness in the Denver metro area are families. In the last decade, there has been a 322% increase in the number of Colorado children and youth attending our public schools who are homeless. Could you imagine trying to concentrate in class not knowing where you might be spending the night after school? In times like these, it takes a community to catalyze change, and that change comes by learning more, speaking up, and taking action. Comitis Crisis Center, a program of Mile High Behavioral Healthcare, is a proud partner of the Close to Home Campaign. Lao Tzu once wrote, “The journey of one thousand miles begins with a single step.” Click to begin your journey with us.