These resources are in place to aid those who were affected by the catastrophic fires on Thursday, December 30th. Discover information, financial aid and mental health resources, community partners, and more.
Boulder County Disasters Resource Center
Located at the Boulder County Southeast County Hub at 1755 South Public Road in Lafayette, the DAC is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. Individuals can access multiple aid resources from this location.
The following resources will be available:
- Consultation on property loss and filing claims for assistance
- Gift cards for replacement of food and transportation costs
- Information about short- and long-term housing
- Help with vital records
- Referrals to emergency shelter
- Food assistance
- Mental health services
- COVID-19 tests
- Transportation vouchers
- Referrals for personal finance planning
Assistance will be available in English and Spanish.
Mental Health Resources
Call at 844-493-8255, or by texting “TALK” to 38255 to speak with a professional counselor about any topic on which you could use support for yourself or a loved one.
Disability and Disaster Hotline
Calling or Texting 800-626-4959, or you can email email@example.com(.) The Partnership’s Disability & Disaster Hotline provides information, referrals, guidance, technical assistance and resources to people with disabilities, their families, allies, organizations assisting disaster impacted individuals with disabilities.
This organization offers three free mental health sessions for any youth in the state, largely available via telehealth. Visit their website for more details.
Jewish Family Service Boulder County Crisis Counseling
Call 720-248-4686 for more information. The program offers up to $500 towards five individual counseling sessions (a maximum of $100 per session), or up to $875 towards five family counseling sessions (a maximum of $175 per session) and provides a pool of licensed providers from which to choose.
Providing online and in-person therapy services to those affected. Individuals can call 970-310-3406 to speak with one of their Client Care Team members and schedule an appointment.
If you do have insurance:
Colorado Division of Insurance
Find the contact information of your homeowners or auto insurance company, by going to the links above.
If you do not have insurance:
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
You can apply for individual assistance from the FEMA. You can apply online by visiting the link above. You can also call at 1-800-621- 3362; if you use a relay service, such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, provide FEMA the number for that service.