Public Services

We have listed some important phone numbers and website links below. This is not a complete list, it is intended for use as a reference. Near the bottom are some links to utilities and services that are useful to new residents.

For all non-emergency city services, including issues such as barking dogs, graffiti, zoning compliance, and potholes, dial 311 or visit the 311 website.

In case of an emergency, always dial 911.

Police and Fire:

Denver Police, Fire & Safety Home Page


Denver Police Department Home Page

District 3 Police Station
1625 S. University Blvd., Denver 80210
Just north of the interchange of I-25 and University Blvd.
Phone: 720-913-1300
SPSNA is in Precinct 326

Denver Fire Department Headquarters
745 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 720-913-3473

  • Fire Station 13 (Yosemite & Jefferson) 303-771-2013
  • Fire Station 22 (Hampden & Monaco) 303-692-5622
Hospitals:

Swedish Medical Center
http://www.swedishhospital.com/
501 East Hampden Avenue
Englewood, CO 80113
Telephone: 303-788-5000

Rose Hospital
Sky Ridge Hospital
Porter Hospital
University of Colorado Hospital
Children’s Hospital

Poison & Animal Control:

Established in 1956, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center (RMPDC) is one of the oldest poison control centers in the nation providing poison and drug information services to medical professionals and the public.
Poison Help Line 1-800-222-1222

Animal Control
303-698-0076

Crime Issues:

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers
Crime Stoppers, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization supported by the Department of Safety, which collects information on unsolved crimes or individuals wanted by public safety agencies in the Denver Metro area and gives awards of up to $2,000.

To Report Information on an Unsolved Crime or Individuals Wanted by Police
Call: 720 913 7867
Callers remain anonymous.
Code numbers are issued to callers. For information that leads to an arrest, callers are entitled to monetary awards. Crime Stoppers authorizes a bank to release the award money. Callers pick up the award from the bank using code numbers for identification.

SpotCrime

Local maps, crime reports & classifications, real-time interactive maps

Colorado Bureau of Investigation Sex Offender Registry

The Denver Center for Crime Victims

24-Hour Hotline Numbers:
(303) 894-8000 (English)
(303) 718-8289 (Español)
(303) 860-9555 (TTY for the Hearing and Speech Impaired)

The Denver Center for Crime Victims (DCCV) is a nonprofit agency that provides culturally and linguistically responsive services to victims of crime and crime prevention education. DCCV serves all victims of crime regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or national origin. All services are offered at no cost in over 41 languages and dialects.

Denver Partners Against Graffiti

Hotline: 720-865-STOP (7867)

Denver Partners Against Graffiti (DPAG) provides graffiti removal assistance on business and residential properties within the City & County of Denver using current graffiti removal methods and equipment; painting over the graffiti, hand cleaning or power washing the surface.

The city must have a signed authorization form to remove graffiti from private property and in most cases there is no charge for this assistance. Forms can be downloaded from the DPAG website.

DPAG also offers free graffiti removal supplies through the “Paint Bank.” Citizens can pick up supplies to remove graffiti from their property. Arrangements to pick up the supplies must be made in advance by calling the Graffiti Hotline 720-865-STOP (7867). Available supplies include paint in 6- standard colors; graffiti wipes to remove graffiti from traffic control boxes, poles, and signs; and dumpster paint to cover graffiti on city-owned trash receptacles(dumpsters).

Denver Partners Against Graffiti also offers assistance in organizing a community cleanup.

Vehicle Licencing and Registration:

Colorado Department of Revenue Division of Motor Vehicles website
Colorado Department of Revenue Online Vehicle Registration Renewal website.

Public Transportation:

RTD Light Rail and Bus system RTD website

Libraries:

Denver Public Library website
The Denver Public Library website is full of information and online services. It has a map of all Denver libraries, including these three, which are the closest.

  • Hampden:
    720-865-0185
    9755 E. Girard Ave.
    Denver, CO 80231
  • Ross University Hills:
    720-865-0955
    4310 E. Amherst Ave.
    Denver, CO 80222
  • Virginia Village:
    720-865-0940
    1500 S. Dahlia St.
    Denver, CO 80222
Moving In/Out:

One-stop utility shopping:
movedenver.com
connectutilites.com

Individual Utilities (not a complete list):
Excel Energy
Qwest phone, internet, verizon mobile, direct tv satellite television
Comcast VoIP, broadband internet, cable tv
Denver Water & Sewer

Post Offices:
  • Tamarac Ace Hardware (inside), 7777 E HAMPDEN AVE STE 222 DENVER, CO
  • Sullivan Station, 8700 E JEFFERSON AVE DENVER, CO
DISCLAIMER:

It is not the intent of these listings to promote any particular service or vendor. This information is provided only as a convenience to residents that are looking for information to serve their needs. The South Hampden Neighborhood Association assumes no responsibility for accessibility or content of any information contained on these pages.

The South Hampden Neighborhood Association assumes no responsibility for accessibility or content of information contained on other websites that we provide links to.