For more than four decades, Arapahoe House provided an array of treatment services to about 5000 people a year, meeting a key community niche.
Denver non-profit Sobriety House says it has beds and programs available, but needs increased financial support to take on more clientele.
Arapahoe House, which treats about 5,000 substance abuse cases a year in the Denver metro area, is scheduled to close January 2.
Arapahoe House serves 5,000 patients per year. The decision to shutter the 42-year-old organization was approved by its board during a tearful meeting.