Emerson St. for Teens & Young Adults

Emerson St. for Teens & Young Adults

Emerson St. WellPower@2x

About Emerson St.

Emerson St. provides a supportive community for teens and young adults, ages 15 – 26, seeking connection and belonging. This inclusive, welcoming place offers a variety of activities and services that support young people in enhancing their mental health and overall well-being.

How to Get Involved

Join Us

Come join us for groups that support your well-being. All groups are free and open to youth ages 15-26. Some groups require RSVP in advance. Please check out our monthly calendar to learn more.

Sign Up for Therapy

Do you want to talk to someone about your goals? Where you find meaning and purpose in life? What your well-being looks like? We offer therapeutic services for young people.

Groups & Outings

Check out this month’s free groups and outings offered by Emerson St. by viewing our monthly calendar online. You can also pick up a printed monthly calendar in person at Emerson St. Please call our main line for any last-minute class confirmations or cancellations. Our groups and outings are free and open to youth between the ages of 15-26; some groups require an RSVP in advance. We offer a diverse array of wellness groups and sober activities including:

Creative Pursuits

Express your artistic self through art for healing and growth. Explore different art, music, and writing modalities through a wide variety of workshops that change monthly!

Outings & Recreation

Emerson St. offers an extensive array of outings in the Denver area, particularly in the summer. Additionally, we have offered recreational groups such as hiking, swimming and meditation to support the mind-body connection. Check out our monthly calendar for the latest outing and recreation groups!

Learning & Connection

Learn a skill, teach a hobby or meet up with like-minded folks. Past groups have included financial literacy, cooking, video games and more. Emerson St. supports many different groups that can also be peer-led! 

Therapeutic Services

Emerson St. is a combined clinical and psychiatric rehabilitation program, and we offer a wide range of services for youth enrolled in our Therapeutic Services. If you or someone you know would like get enrolled in our therapeutic services, call our Access Team to schedule an an initial appointment at (303) 504-7900 and ask to be scheduled at Emerson St. Our approach to mental health treatment is collaborative and takes the whole person into account. The following services are offered to those enrolled at Emerson St.

Individual & Group Therapy

We offer individual, family, and group therapy at Emerson St., as well as treatment for substance use. Psychiatry is also available. Interested? We make it easy:

  • Call our Access Team to schedule an appointment at (303) 504-7900
  • Contact us for more information

Supported Education Services

Education specialists support academic success in high school, college and other educational programs. We offer help with a variety of academic pursuits including: high school equivalency testing (GED/HiSET/TASC), college search/tours/applications/financial aid, academic accommodations and exploration of career/educational interests. Our education specialists also offer a course called “Sex University” which details safer sex and healthy relationships.

Supported Employment Services

Employment specialists assist individuals with employment-related goals. They offer resume-building, cover letter writing, interviewing skills, job searching and speaking with employers, and follow-along job support. Our employment specialists assist youth in finding a job that is the best for the individual’s skills, goals and interests.

Phoenix Program for First Episode Psychosis

The Phoenix Program at Emerson St. for Teens and Young Adults is dedicated to serving youth in the Denver area ages 15 to 26 who are experiencing first or early episode psychosis. The Phoenix Program was established at Emerson St. for Teens and Young Adults because typical onset of psychosis symptoms is in the late teens/early 20s. 


About Our Services

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Our Location

1610 N. Emerson St.
Denver, CO 80218

Emerson St. is one block north of Colfax Ave. at 1610 N. Emerson St.

Bus Routes: 15, 0, and 52 RTD Buses stop nearby

There is also 2-hour street parking in front of the building.


Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Contact Us

Email: EmersonSt@wellpower.org

Phone: (303) 504-3988

For specific questions, email us at EmersonSt@wellpower.org or call the Front Desk at 303-504-3988. 

If you’d like to schedule a 30-minute tour, please contact Jessica Magallanes-Robles at 303-504-3988.