Boulder County Resources

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Phone/Broadband Assistance

Financial/Rental Assistance/Utility Assistance

General Housing Assistance

Food Security




Medical/Healthcare Assistance

Medical Transportation

Phone/Broadband Assistance:

Lifeline Program - TDS Telecommunications
TDS provides a monthly discount on communication services which may include broadband internet, phone (landline or wireless), or bundles to eligible low-income households.
Service Area: Denver, State Wide, National
Phone Number: 1-866-734-0704
Services Provided: Phone/Broadband assistance
Eligibility Criteria: Must be either 80% AMI for your County or receive State Benefits (such as Food Stamps, TANF, WIC, SSI, Medicaid, etc).
Application/Intake Process: Chat with us, fill out a contact form, or call us at 1-866-571-6662.

Low-Cost Internet Plan - PCs For People

PCs For People provides a Low-Cost Internet Plan for low-income individuals needing internet connectivity in their households. A modem with unlimited 4G LTE internet service is provided to connect those using this program to the internet.
Service Area: Denver, State Wide, National
Phone Number: 651-354-2552
Email Address:
Location: 2492 Doswell Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108
Services Provided: Phone/Broadband assistance
Eligibility Criteria:
- This program helps people with income at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.
- Must be below the 200% poverty level or be currently enrolled in an income-based government assistance program.
Hours of Operation:
- Monday-Friday 7am-8pm CST
- Saturday: 8am-6pm CST
Application/Intake Process: Call to see what TDS options and services are nearest you.
- Must bring these documents to verify eligibility:
- A photo ID
- Proof of Income: The prior year's state, federal, or tribal tax return (W2 forms or pay stubs are not acceptable).


Financial/Rental Assistance/ Utility Assistance:

Emergency Family Assistance Association
Service Area: Boulder
Street Address: 1575 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder, CO 80304
Phone Number: 303-442-3042
For mountain services, call 720-422-7813.
Services Provided:
Dedicated case managers work with parents and children to help strengthen the entire family and break the cycle of poverty.
Our children, youth, and families case managers connect participants to resources such as affordable childcare, summer camps, and more.
Our after school Kids’ Club offers crafts, games, science experiments and more to children living in EFAA’s housing.
EFAA partners with different businesses and nonprofits in our community to provide fun and educational field trips.
Financial Assistance:
Deposits or rental/mortgage payments for housing
Mobile home taxes or liens
Energy-based utility bill assistance
Upcoming minor medical, dental or vision expenses
Upcoming minor car repairs
ID cards or birth certificates
Bus tickets
Hotel vouchers for short-term stays for families experiencing homelessness
Mobile Pantry info:
EFAA’s Housing Program supports families with children under the age of 18 who are experiencing homelessness through:
- Financial assistance for rental and mortgage payments
- Housing Stabilization Program, a multi-month rental assistance program to help participant maintain their housing and achieve financial stability and independence
- Bringing School Home, a partnership with Boulder Housing Partners that helps families with children aged 0-5 access affordable housing
Eligibility Criteria: 
- If someone is seeking direct financial assistance from EFAA, it depends on our availability and their eligibility. We serve households in the city of Boulder and mountain communities of Boulder County.  All payments are made directly to the vendor, but the participant identifies what their needs are.
- All EFAA participants have access to a child-focused case manager who specializes in children’s resources and programming to help families navigate challenges and support their child’s growth. Speak with your EFAA case manager to learn more about what resources are available to help you and your family.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 12:00am-4:00pm 
Application/Intake Process: Speak with your EFAA case manager to learn more about what resources are available to help you and your family.

Our Center
Service Area: Boulder​
Street Address: 220 Collyer Street​
Phone Number: 3037724320​
Email Address:​
Hours of Operation:
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 8am-5pm
Tue: 8am-5:30pm
Sat, Sun: 11:30am-1pm​
Services Provided: Rental Assistance, Utility Assistance, Mental Health Services, Healthcare, Housing Navigation, Childcare, Substance Use, Employment​
Eligibility Criteria: Serves anyone in need in the St. Vrain Valley School District, which includes: Longmont, Hygiene, Lyons, Niwot, Mead, Frederick, Firestone, and Dacono, and we have recently expanded into serving Allenspark, Raymond, and Riverside. ​
Application/Intake Process: The OUR Center has an intake process, and anyone seeking services is assigned to a Resource Navigator who reviews and manages each case. The Resource Navigator verifies income, expenses, household size, and other factors to determine what services are needed. Participants then partner with OUR Center on his or her case plan created to move them toward self-sufficiency. Clients are held accountable and are required to do their part in working toward self-sufficiency in order to receive OUR Center services.​

General Housing Assistance:

HOPE For Longmont
Service Area: Boulder County
Street Address: 804 S. Lincoln Street, Longmont, 80501
Emergency Shelter: 1335 Francis Street and Journey, 2000 Pike Road
Phone Number: 720-494-4673
Services Provided: Emergency Housing, SafeLot Street Outreach, Emergency Shelter, Housing Navigation, Case Management, SafeLot Street Outreach, Street Outreach, Healthcare, Outreach center
Eligibility Criteria: Emergency Housing: Overnight of 25 degrees or below, or significant precipitation. Day sheltering of 15 degrees or below, or significant precipitation.
HOPE’s services are part of a fully supportive program leading towards successful housing for those who qualify through Coordinated Entry (CE). This is a required first step in receiving services in Boulder County. The brief, 20-minute assessment, helps identify how HOPE can support your needs, and what services will best meet them. CE is available in Longmont and Boulder.
Longmont / Call: 720-453-6096 Mon-Fri, 12PM-5pm. Walk-in: 1335 Francis St., Wed 12PM-5PM
HOPE Navigation Shelter:  Tue/Thu 5PM-7:30PM. Boulder / Call 303-579-4404. 
SafeLot Street Outreach: A safe place to park if you live in your vehicle
Hours of Operation: Call for emergency shelter  updates to 720-494-4673, after 5PM 720-453-6999
Application/Intake Process: Call for emergency shelter  updates to 720-494-4673, after 5PM 720-453-6999
Additional Information: HOPE provides non-perishable lunch sacks, water, clothing, mail, health referrals, assistance locating vital documents, and securing housing. Located at 804 S. Lincoln Street in Longmont, M/T/Th/F, 12-4PM on a walk-up basis.

Haven Ridge - Mother's House
Service Area: Residents come primarily from Boulder County but Mother House accepts applications from all mothers in need regardless of residency.
Phone Number: 303-447-9602
Services Provided: Mother House at Haven Ridge serves pregnant people in need during their prenatal and postpartum journeys. They provide education, stability, and support throughout pregnancy and the early months of motherhood.
- Pre-natal and birthing health care
- Medicaid and Food Stamps
- Women and Infant Children (WIC)
- Nurse Family Partnership (NFP)
- Community Infant Project (CIP)
- Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS)
Eligibility Criteria: Residents participate in weekly educational presentations which provide information on such topics as birthing and parenting, community resources, healthy relationships, health & wellness, budgeting, life skills, and topics related to their needs.
- Residents are  required to work or go to school at least 20 hours per week while living with Mother House. For residents in any legal or treatment programs, adherence to their requirements is mandatory for remaining in the program.
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Application/Intake Process: Apply online at:
Additional Information: Haven Ridge is moving to a new facility and needs to be updated once program has settled

The Lodge (Haven Ridge Program)
Service Area: Boulder
Phone Number: 720-579-1637
Services Provided: Housing and case management
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a woman or a transgendered individual
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Application/Intake Process: Call over the phone at 720-579-1637 or apply online at

Food Security: 

Boulder County Farmers Market
Service Area: Any SNAP or WIC beneficiary
Street Address: 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Services Provided: Food Security
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SNAP or WIC Beneficiary
Application/Intake Process:
- SNAP Double Bucks:  Swipe your EBT card at the information tent to get SNAP bucks to purchase SNAP eligible foods anywhere in the market. For every dollar you withdraw from your SNAP account, you will receive an equal amount of Double Up Bucks which can be used to buy fresh fruits and vegetables up to $20 per visit.
- WIC: Just show your eWIC card with this year’s sticker at the information tent to receive your WIC bucks (while supplies last).
Wait Time: Available immediately for use at Boulder County's Farmers Market once you've received SNAP benefits.

Harvest of Hope
Service Area: Boulder (weekly) and all areas (daily)
Street Address: 4830 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80301
Phone Number: +1-720-382-1971
Services Provided: Food Security
Eligibility Criteria: People who have proof of residency within Boulder County will register as weekly shoppers and all other people will be registered as daily shoppers.
Hours of Operation: 
Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Thurs 4:30pm-6:30pm
Application/Intake Process: For those wishing to receive food assistance weekly, the following is required:
Please complete an intake form:
The following items must accompany the intake form:
- A signed copy of our Terms & Rules of Service. (below)
- Photo identification for all adults listed on the application.
- Proof of city of Boulder residency, which may include one of the following:
- A rental agreement
- A mortgage statement or piece of official mail such as an electric bill
- Phone bill or Voter registration
Please sign our Rules & Terms document:
Those who do not have proof of residency in Boulder County, wish to receive food assistance daily are asked to complete an intake form. There is no requirement to show ID.
Wait time: Boulder: Weekly, Other Areas Daily

Sister Carmen Community Center
Service Area: Lafayette, Louisville, Superior, or Erie
Street Address: 655 Aspen Ridge Drive Lafayette, CO 80026 (entrance on east side of the building)
Phone Number: (303) 665-4342
Email Address:
Services Provided: Food Security
Eligibility Criteria: Photo ID and proof of residency for Lafayette, Louisville, Superior, or Erie.
Hours of Operation:
Mon, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tues, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wed, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thurs, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Application/Intake Process: To shop at the food bank, please add yourself to the wait list on the iPad at the food bank entrance and pick up a beeper. You may wait anywhere on the Sister Carmen property until your beeper goes off. When your beeper goes off, check-in with one of the Advocates at the desks in the food bank waiting area (inside).
Wait Time: Weekly/daily


Thrift Store - Sister Carmen
Service Area: Boulder
Street Address: 701 W. Baseline Rd. Lafayette, CO 80026
Phone Number: (303) 665-4342
Email Address:
Services Provided: Thrift store Shopping
Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun 9am-5pm
Application/Intake Process: No appointment is necessary Show up on site 701 W. Baseline Rd. Lafayette, CO 80026



Easter Seals Colorado Children's Services - Easter Seals Colorado
Service Area: Denver, Douglas, Boulder​
Street Address: 393 S. Harlan St. Suite 250​
Phone Number: (303) 233-1666​​
Hours of Operation: Varies by program​
Services Provided: Disability Services​, daycare, childcare
Eligibility Criteria: Children and teens ages 6-18 living with any disability, including those with extensive needs. Siblings are welcome.​​
Wait time: ​Varies on need
Additional Information: Offers weekend and summer camps as well as daycare for all children.


Learning Source GED Classes
The Learning Source connects adult students and families with the resources they need to better their lives and take charge of their futures. Our FREE classes help adults earn their high school equivalency credential, learn English, integrate into their communities, and get a better job.
Service Area: Denver, Greeley, Lafayette, Longmont, and Online Zoom classes.
Phone Number: 303-957-2838
Services Provided: Free GED and ESL classes
Hours of Operations: Their class hours vary depending on the class location and when you sign up. Each class specifies their class schedules online.
Eligibility Criteria: Free to adult residents in Denver, Greeley, Lafayette, Longmont counties.

Application/Intake Process: Email Carlee at to be added to a waitlist or check back in May for Summer session dates.
Additional Information: The current classes offered are all closed for registration. Classes run in 4-month increments though, so if you’re interested in registering up for a future class once they’re open again, email Carlee with the above contact information.


Clinica Campesina - Clinica Family Health
Clinica provides affordable medical, dental, mental health and pharmacy services.
Service Area: Boulder, Denver, Lafayette, Thornton, Westminster
Street Address: There are 5 locations:
Boulder: 2525 13th St. Boulder CO 80304
Denver: 1701 W. 72nd Ave, Denver, CO 800221
Lafayette: 1735 S. Public Road Lafayette, CO 80026
Thorton: 8990 Washington St, Thornton, CO 80229
Westminster: 8510 N Bryant St 2nd Floor, Westminster, CO 80031, USA
Phone Number: 303-650-4460
Hours of Operation: For the Lafayette location (other’s location hours can be found by clicking their individual links above):
Medical Clinic & Dental  Hours:
Monday & Friday: 8AM – 12PM, 1PM – 5PM (closed for lunch from 12PM – 1 PM)
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 8AM – 12PM, 1PM – 8PM (closed for lunch from 12PM – 1PM). Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Enrollment Walk-In Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8AM – 11AM, 1PM – 4PM (closed for lunch from 11AM – 1 PM)
Friday: 8AM – 11AM, 1:30PM – 3:30PM (closed for lunch from 11AM – 1:30PM). Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Comm. Center Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8AM – 4:15PM. Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Services Provided: Healthcare
Eligibility Criteria: We welcome most insurance: Medicaid, CHP+, Medicare, Discounts available. Se habla espanol.
Application/Intake Process: You can either call their number to schedule an appointment (arrive 20 minutes early to fill out new client paperwork), or walk-in during their enrollment walk-in hours [Monday – Thursday: 8AM – 11AM, 1PM – 4PM (closed for lunch from 11AM – 1 PM). Friday: 8AM – 11AM, 1:30PM – 3:30PM (closed for lunch from 11AM – 1:30PM). Closed on Saturday & Sunday].

Medical Transportation

Peak Family  Transport
Service Area: El Paso, Boulder, Pueblo​
Street Address: 1304 Academy Boulevard N, Suite 202​
Phone Number: 719-716-7325​
Email Address:​
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 4:30pm​
Services Provided: Medical Transportation​
Eligibility Criteria:
- Non-emergency medical transportation is only available for select Medicaid/Medicare recipients, who also have Title XIX coverage.
- ALL Colorado Medical Assistance Program clients are eligible for NEMT services, unless the client falls within one of these eligibility groups on the date of the trip: Qualified Medicaid Beneficiary (QMB)
- ONLY Special Low Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB)
- ONLY Medicare Qualifying Individual-1 (QI-1)
- ONLY Old Age Pension (OAP – State Only) Child Health Plan Plus recipients are NOT eligible for NEMT services.
PACE clients receive transportation through their PACE organization, and are NOT eligible for NEMT services.
Application/Intake Process: In order to book a ride with Peak Family Transport, the patient will need the following: A state-issued photo ID A Health First Colorado member ID number A valid social security number An in-person appointment with a medical facility, of which they have no other means of traveling there. State coverage plan through Health First Colorado, with Title XIX coverage.​

Additional Information: Private Pay Bookings Available/ Minors transportation.

We will transport at a private pay rate of $3.15 per mile payable prior to your appointment via MC, Amex, Visa. This will be paid in full ahead of time and is nonrefundable in the event of cancellation in less than 48 hours notice.
- Please call (719)716-7325 for more information and to book private pay.


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