Power of Partnership
Jefferson County Power of Partnership (POP) is a group of stakeholders, faith based, government, non-profits and businesses, with an interest in improving the lives of people and the community in Jefferson County, Colorado, with a focus on vulnerable and underserved populations. The POP’s formation was instigated by the national Systems of Care initiative which encourages federal, state and local level coordination and cooperation around human services issues.
Current Leadership Team Members
Jeffco Power of Partnership is led by representatives from the four sectors: faith, government, business and nonprofit.
- Jessica Hansen
Jeffco Human Services
- Kathy McShane
- Reg Cox
- Kylie Watters
Waterstone Community Church
- Adam Rodriguez
Jefferson County Human Services
- Jaalah Neerhof
Collaborative Foster Care Program
Join Us for Upcoming Meetings
Our POP Annual meeting was Wednesday, June 8.
More information on the next meeting will come soon.
To be added to our email list including meeting invites, contact Jessica Hansen.
Jefferson County Human Services and many faith organizations have been meeting together for a number of years and have developed some strong partnerships to serve the community. In order to strengthen those partnerships and to build upon the work that has been done, the two agree to work within the guidelines below:
- We believe in the importance of a healthy community.
- We believe in providing effective services, treating each other and those we serve with respect and dignity and being above reproach in all of our dealings.
- We believe in the importance of partnering. No one entity such as government, non-profit, faith community or business can by itself cure the ills in the community. We can do things together that we could never do alone.
- We believe that individuals, whether they be the people we are serving or those with whom we are working side by side, have the ability, knowledge and experience to choose their own religious/spiritual path and differences in personal theologies shall be respected.
- We accept our neighbors’ diverse educational, vocational, financial, spiritual, emotional, and physical needs.
- We welcome all denominations.
- We believe that an individual or family with whom we are working should initiate any discussion of religion/spirituality. The wishes of the individual or family regarding involvement or prayer or religious discussion should be honored.
- We lead by example.
- We commit ourselves to avoiding gossip and negative posturing with our work, with each other and with the community. We will treat our fellow religious and secular neighbors as we ourselves want to be treated.
- We are bound by our desire to work for the common good in our county.
By agreeing to the above, we believe that we can work harmoniously together to serve those in need in Jefferson County.
Adopted: January 26, 2012 by POP Committee
POP+ Meeting - February 2020
POP Virtual Meeting - May 2020
POP Virtual Meeting - November 2020
POP Virtual Meeting - April 2021
POP Virtual Meeting - October 2021
POP In-Person Annual Meeting - June 2022
Mother Cabrini Resource Directory
Mother Cabrini's Resource Directory contains 394 different resource agencies, 43 categories in English and Spanish, and 768 individual resource items.
Collaborative Foster Care Program
Collaborative Foster Care is committed to assuring foster parents have adequate training, support, and resources to promote the child’s best interest.
Colorado Crisis Services
Colorado Crisis Services is Colorado's statewide resource for mental health, substance use, or emotional crisis help, information and referrals. Call 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text "TALK" to 38255.
Jeffco Community Resources
Jeffco Community Resources includes resources for Food, Housing, Employment, Health Access, Mental Health, and much more.
Jefferson Center programs and services foster recovery and resilience in children, adults and families struggling with mental health conditions and substance use disorders.
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid teaches the public to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Jefferson Center for Mental Health is proud to offer these interactive 8-hour courses free of charge to our community members.