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2-1-1 is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state. No matter where you live in Colorado, you can find information about resources in your local community. Servicios disponibles En Español.
Crisis Services Hotlines
COLORADO CRISIS SERVICES HOTLINE:
1-844-493-TALK (8255), or text TALK to 38255
For emergency assistance with a mental health crisis.
The Walk-In Crisis Center at 3180 Airport Rd in Boulder is open 24/7.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
CALL OR TEXT: 988
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
Safe 2 Tell
CALL: 1-877-542-SAFE (7233)
Safe2Tell takes anonymous reports any time, any day of the year, from students or other community members concerned about their safety or the safety of others.
Mental Health Crisis Services
Colorado Crisis Services is the statewide behavioral health crisis response system offering residents mental health, substance use, or emotional crisis help, information, and referrals. Its mission is to strengthen Colorado’s mental health system by providing Coloradans with greater access to crisis services wherever they are 24/7/365, regardless of their ability to pay.
Walk-in centers include Boulder, Fort Collins, and Greeley. https://coloradocrisisservices.org/
Mental Health and Community Resources
Connects Colorado youth (under 18) with a therapist for up to 6 free virtual counseling sessions (some in-person appointments available, too) that are completely confidential. Supported by CO Behavioral Health.
Mental Health Partners – Longmont & Lafayette
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, CALL: (303) 443-8500 or (303) 413-6263.
Mental Health Partners offers Bilingual/Bicultural Services for many mental health concerns or addiction recovery. Servicios disponibles En Español.
North Range Behavioral Health – Frederick, Fort Lupton, & Greeley
TO REQUEST SERVICES: (303) 857-2723 or (970) 347-1370
AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY: (970) 347-2120
A community-supported nonprofit providing comprehensive psychiatric services to Weld county residents regardless of their ability to pay. Many programs and services are available.
Centennial Peaks Hospital – Louisville, CO
CALL: (303) 673-9999
Offering inpatient and outpatient programs that promote crisis resolution, positive self-awareness, social skills, and personal growth for patients ages 13 to 17 with mental health and substance abuse issues.
Longmont Youth Center
MAIN OFFICE: (303) 651-8580
Provides short-term counseling, after-school programs, gang intervention, parent classes, family assistance services, and more. Servicios Disponibles En Español.
Grief and Loss
Judi’s House for Grieving Children and Families – Aurora, CO
CALL: (720) 941-0331
Provides a safe space to come together to find connection and healing.
Tru Community Cares Grief Services – Lafayette CO
CALL: (303) 442-0961 or (303) 604-5300
Bereaved members of the community are offered grief counseling sessions for a fee. Also offers age and loss-specific grief support groups. Contact for more information or to request an appointment with a grief counselor.
OASOS – Boulder County
Call: (303) 870-7039
OASOS stands for Open and Affirming Sexual Orientation and gender identity Supports for LGBTQIA+ community members and their allies. Offers peer youth groups, leadership opportunities, advocacy, support, and referrals.
Out Boulder County – Boulder, CO
Supporting LGBTQ+ communities in Boulder County and beyond. Youth programming strives to help youth thrive and flourish in their personal lives and the broader community, now and in the future. Offers opportunities for leadership, social justice education, advocacy, volunteerism, social events, and special projects. The Point provides entry-point counseling for mental health therapy for uninsured and income-qualified or Medicaid/Medicare-receiving LGBTQ+ adults. Bilingual/bicultural services are available. Servicios disponibles En Español.
Pflag (Parents And Friends Of Lesbians And Gays) Boulder County
CALL: (303) 444-8164 or EMAIL: email@example.com
Promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons, their families, and friends. Offers ways to cope with an adverse society, education to enlighten an ill-informed public, and advocacy to end discrimination and secure equal civil rights.
TYES, Inc. (Tran-youth education and support) of CO
CALL: (303) 351-2044
Colorado statewide group supporting all gender expansive (non-binary & binary transgender, gender fluid, gender questioning, genderqueer, agender, bigender, pangender) youth. Provides peer support to parents and caregivers, and social support for gender-awesome kids and their siblings.
CALL ANYTIME 24/7: 1- 866- 488-7386 or TEXT START to: 678-678
Provide information, crisis services, & mental health support to LGBTQ+ youth 24/7/365. https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Basic Needs (Food, Clothing, Medical, Housing, Internet)
Outreach United Resource Center (OUR Center)- Longmont, CO
Provides critical services such as food, housing, and utilities to help families achieve self-reliance. Open to residents of the St. Vrain Valley School District. Breakfasts are served in the Cafe 8-9 am on weekdays, and lunches are served 11:30 – 1 pm, seven days a week. The Community Market has inside hours available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and drive-through Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Sister Carmen Community Center- Lafayette CO
CALL FOR APPOINTMENT: (303) 665-4342
Assists East Boulder County residents struggling to cover bills, can’t afford healthy food this month, or are experiencing other hardships. Support areas include nutrition and healthy living, family advocacy, and children’s services: on-site thrift store and food bank.
A Woman’s Work- Longmont CO
A Woman’s Work partners with various local nonprofit organizations, including churches, schools, and charities. These agencies refer women with immediate financial needs that other sources cannot meet. Assistance includes child care, housing, transportation, and medical needs. https://awomanswork.org/
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)
LONGMONT and FORT LUPTON: 970-395-1113
A nutrition program free of charge to Colorado families who qualify. WIC promotes and maintains the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women and infants and children by providing supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition and breastfeeding information, and referrals to other health and nutrition services.
Erie UpLink- Erie, CO
Connects Erie families with resources to fulfill their basic life needs, including food and clothing.
Erie Community Food Bank
CALL: (303) 828-3546
Open to Erie community families. Patrons can visit the Food Bank once a month. See the website for more details and open hours. https://eriecommunityfoodbank.com/
Offers low-cost, high-speed Internet at home. Eligible for community members who qualify for programs like the National School Lunch Program, housing assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, Federal Pell Grant, etc. See the links below for information and to apply.
Lifeline Q-Link Wireless- Phone and Wireless Services
Lifeline is a federally funded government program that provides millions of Americans with free talk and text plus wireless service every month. You can qualify if you are unemployed or participate in government benefit programs,
Housing and Rental Resources
Safe Shelter of St Vrain Valley- Longmont, CO
CALL 24-hour Crisis Line: (303) 772.4422 or OFFICE: (303) 772.0432
Confidential Domestic Violence Shelter that offers comprehensive services. Pets welcome.
Department Of Housing and Human Services- Boulder and Longmont offices
CALL: (303) 441-1000
Offers countywide rental assistance, public housing, and a wide range of housing support services to low-income families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Services include section 8, home ownership program, longs peak energy conservation, family self-sufficiency, housing, foreclosure prevention counseling, and financial management classes.
United Way- Weld County
Provides immediate assistance for child care, rent, shelter, food, and necessities for those who live in Weld County. https://www.unitedway-weld.org/get-help/
EFAA (Emergency Family Assistance Association) – Boulder County
Addresses the immediate needs of residents in financial crisis. Helps people avert homelessness and hunger with food from the food bank; direct financial assistance (DFA) for rent, utilities, transportation, and minor medical needs; strengths-based case management and referrals to outside resources; and on-site mental health and nutritional counseling. https://www.efaa.org/
Longmont Housing Authority
CALL: (303) 651-8581
Provide housing and related services to low- and moderate-income families, elderly and disabled households in the Longmont Community. Offerings include section 8 voucher program, LHA affordable communities, and rental options.
Applications for Assistance:
Health First Colorado
Colorado’s Medicaid program allows those eligible for coverage to receive medical, dental, and behavioral health benefits. En Español. https://www.healthfirstcolorado.com/
Colorado PEAK- The Colorado Department of Human Services
Connects people with assistance, resources, and support for living independently in our state. The comprehensive services include SNAP benefits (food stamps), LEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program) benefits, Colorado Medicaid and Medicare, and more. Use PEAK website below to apply for or manage your medical, SNAP, cash, or other State of Colorado benefits.
Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)
Public low-cost health insurance for eligible children and pregnant women. It is for people who earn too much to qualify for Health First Colorado but not enough to pay for private health insurance. En Español.
Clinica Family Health- Lafayette and Westminster CO
CALL: (303) 650 – 4460
A community health center; a medical and dental care provider for low-income and other underserved people in south Boulder, Broomfield, and West Adams counties. Most insurance is accepted, including Medicaid. Discounts available. Se habla español.
Dental Aid- Longmont, Louisville, and Boulder locations
CALL LONGMONT: (303) 682-2619
Provides affordable, quality, comprehensive dental care for low-income children, youth, adults, and older adults in Boulder and Broomfield counties. Se habla español. https://www.dentalaid.org/
Salud Family Health Center- Longmont and Frederick Locations
CALL: (303) MYSALUD (697-2583) or (970) 484-0999.
A nonprofit health center that provides the community with medical, dental, behavioral health, and pediatric care. Includes pharmacy services. Focuses on low-income, medically underserved populations and the migrant and seasonal farmworker population. Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, CHP+, and most private insurance plans. Offers a sliding fee scale based on family size and income. https://www.saludclinic.org/
SVVSD Homeless Education Liaison- SVVSD
CALL: Luis Chavez (303) 682-7262
Supports students that fall under Mckinney-Vento services. Assists families to access transportation, free/reduced lunch, and community resources. Se habla español.
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless- Boulder CO
Provides housing solutions and homeless services for adults in Boulder County.
TGTHR- Temporary Shelter-Boulder, CO
CALL OFFICE: 303-447-1206 or SHELTER: (303) 447-1207
Offers free daytime drop-in services for ages 12-24, including meals, internet access, showers, employment help, medical, legal, and mental health support. Offers groups, activities, and more. Also offers a free overnight shelter for ages 12-20 with additional free services. Se habla español.
The Inn Between Of Longmont- Longmont, CO
CALL: (303) 684-0810. Housing for teens16 years or older and attending school in the St. Vrain Valley. Also helps families facing homelessness find temporary or permanent housing. Comprehensive services.
Guadalupe Shelter- Greeley, CO and Samaritan House- Fort Collins, CO
CALL Greeley: (970) 353-6433 or CALL Fort Collins: (970) 484-5010
Guadalupe is the only shelter in Weld County that provides services to single adults and families.
Both facilities are comprehensive shelters with complimentary social services programs under one roof, including a hot meal.
Immigrant Legal Center of Boulder County
CALL: (303) 444-1522
La misión del Centro Legal Para los Inmigrantes del Condado de Boulder es expander el acceso seguro a los servicios legales para los inmigrantes de nuestra comunidad y educar a la población inmigrante acerca de las leyes de los Estados Unidos.
El Comité – Longmont, CO
CALL: (303) 651-6125
Ofertas clases de inglés como segunda lengua (ESL) y de preparación para el examen de ciudadanía. También ofrece gestión, de casos traducciones, procesos de ciudadanía y
Renovación de Tarjeta Verde. Also provides Case Management Services, and facilitates
partnering with attorneys that offer pro-bono or low-cost consultations. Translation Services and
Notary Services available.
Intercambio Uniting Communities – Longmont CO
CALL: (720) 771-4986.
Clases de ESL en línea. Los estudiantes de inglés y los voluntarios de la comunidad trabajan juntos en clases de idiomas y reuniones para desarrollar habilidades y confianza.
Archdiocese of Denver- Greeley, Denver Metro, and Western Slope.
Assists those with valid legal claims to status in the U.S. Provides equitable access to legal services, fostering and preserving the family structure through family reunification, and promoting self-esteem through acquiring legal status. Se habla español.
Colorado Legal Aid (CLA)- Serving multiple Colorado Counties
CALL BOULDER: (303) 449-7575
CLS is a nonprofit providing, if eligible, free legal advice, clinics, and representation to low-income Coloradans and seniors. CLA is not a hotline- all must apply before services are provided. Offices and numbers are listed on the website. For civil law-related issues, please contact the office closest to you.
Longmont Community Justice Partnership (LCJP)- Longmont, CO
CALL: (303) 776- 1527
Provides collaborative and inclusive Restorative Justice Services for our community and schools by giving people the opportunity to heal and create justice in their community.