Welcome to Sox Place
We are a homeless youth drop-in center
We provide food and clothing
and meaningful relationships to Denver's street youth
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SERVICES

Drop-In Center

A safe place off the streets to call home. Watch our video.
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Resources

Connections to food banks, shelters, and employment opportunities. more

Streets2Stability

Providing job training, employment opportunities, and one-on-one mentorship.
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Screen Printing

Changing the lives of Denver’s street youth, one t-shirt at a time. Learn moreContact us.
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ABOUT US

MISSION

Sox Place exists to bring the Father’s heart to the fatherless, through physical, spiritual, emotional, and social provision to urban youth subcultures.

BACKGROUND

Sox Place was started in 2002 by father-son team, Doyle and Jordan Robinson. Doyle began his ministry by handing out socks to street youth on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver. He was soon given the street name “Sox” and opened up a daytime youth drop-in center shortly after. We have been open for twelve years and continue to grow every year. We are only able to continue to serve our youth and to keep our doors open with the help of individuals like you. If you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation, click here.

WHO WE SERVE

We serve street youth and young adults who range in age from 1-year-olds to those who are in their mid-30s. Many have been abandoned by parents and guardians, some are victims of the foster care system, and most have been tossed aside by society. Addictions to drugs, alcohol, violence, and sex are a part of their everyday lives. Most are just trying to survive!

WHAT WE PROVIDE

A hot meal and a safe place are provided Tuesday through Saturday. There are activities such as movies, video games, and pool to entertain the youth during their time at Sox Place. Staff and volunteers spend their time building friendships in order to provide healthy and constructive relationships.

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MEET THE TEAM

Doyle Robinson

Executive Director

Doyle spent 3 1/2 years doing outreach on the 16th Street Mall before opening Sox Place along with his son Jordan in May 2002.

Jordan Robinson

Co-Founder and Director of Operations and Development

In 2002, Jordan helped his dad open a drop-in center for the street youth of Denver.

Benten Woodring

Assistant Director of Business Operations / Manager of Sox Place Screen Printing

Benten trains and mentors homeless and at-risk street youth at Sox Place Screen Printing.

Lisa Wagner Currier

Volunteer Coordinator

Lisa volunteers as a Volunteer Coordinator. You can contact her at lisa@soxplace.com to get involved.

Daniel “Jinx”

Project Manager - Sox Place Screen Printing

Daniel (also known on the streets as “Jinx”) is currently living on the streets, but he is working towards becoming self-sufficient as he works here at Sox Place Screen Printing.

Sarah Price

Staff

Sarah was hired on as part of the Sox Place staff in May of 2014. She assists with administrative duties and works with our female youth in the drop-in center.

TESTIMONIALS

“I don’t think that I could be the person I am now or even the mother that I am if it had not been for [Sox Place] showing me what love is and that I do deserved to be loved. To me, Sox Place is family, love, home, safety, security, and sobriety.”

Anonymous, Mother of Four

“I just wanted to let everybody know how wonderful Sox Place is to the homeless youth of downtown Denver. Without Sox Place I have no idea who or where I would be right now. …I was always welcome when I didn’t even feel welcome at my own house.”

‘Cast Away’, Street Youth

“…thank you for helping this ex street kid get food in his belly and socks on his feet, and for knowing that somebody cared about me. Thank you for being there to talk to when I felt alone. Because you showed me compassion and love, I can now show it to others.”

‘Worlds of Color’, Street Youth

“I thank God for [my daughter's] perseverance daily and for the people like you who sustained her during the terrible times. …please keep loving the unlovable.”

Anonymous, Mother of Homeless Youth

“If you are looking for a place to get t-shirts screen printed, look no further. Sox Screen printing does an amazing job at a great price and on top of that it helps their ministry! Contact Benten!”

Kelly H., Woodland Park, CO

CONTACT US

Get in touch.

Contact us today to donate, get involved, or schedule a visit.

Sox Place

2017 Lawrence St. Denver, CO 80205 

info@soxplace.com

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