Faces of Homelessness in Denver

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Erica Guzman, 20, left, and Stefanie Cardwell, 23, a homeless couple, rely on shelter from the Gathering Place and the Delores Project, two programs exclusively for women.
For homeless women in Denver, finding a safe place to sleep can be a daily struggle, one that we examine closely in this week's feature, "Bed Check." Take a closer look at life on the street for these women and the organizations working to help the city's must vulnerable residents through these photos shot by Westword's Sam Levin while he wrote the cover story.