DSCS works with local social service, welfare, charitable, religious, housing organizations, etc., inviting their clients to the Shop to choose toys for their children. DSCS invitations will NOT BE MAILED this year.
Human Services (DHS) clients on SNAP, TANF, Medicaid or SSI – with children 11 years and younger – are eligible for admittance to DSCS.  Information on the toy give-away and qualifications will be added in November, 2019 on DHS or DSCS Web sites, phone messages, flyers, posters in DHS’ lobby or with your case manager.   Call DHS for more information at 720-944-3666.

To qualify, non-DHS client families, must…


Be residents of the City and County of Denver

  • Be registered with & referred to DSCS by Social Service Agencies*. Some examples are…
    • Catholic Charities
    • Denver Public Schools’ Homeless Education Network
    • Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
    • Head Start
    • Volunteers of America
    • Whiz Kids
    • Denver Children’s Home
    • Churches
* Social Service Agency referral interested in referring families can email DSCS via our CONTACT page below.

For admittance to the Shop, you must bring a Photo ID,  proof of Denver residency,  and children’s birth certificates or Medicaid cards. 

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