Recovery Resources & Guidance
Boulder Office of Emergency Management Call Center: 303-413-7033
Mental Health Supports
Boulder County Wildfire Mental Health: 303-441-1100
Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
JFS Boulder County Crisis Counseling: In response to multiple tragic events over the last year, Jewish Family Service and Community Foundation Boulder County have partnered to offer counseling services to Boulder County residents. 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.
Recovery Guide Book
Boulder’s Colorado State University Extension has put together a guide book to help navigate the recovery process. This guide book covers topics such as returning to your property, cleaning and debris management, mental health, and more.
Disaster Assistance Center (DAC): Last day open will be Saturday, January 22,2022.
Government & Non-profit organizations are available onsite all in one location providing direct assistance and resource to anyone that has been impacted and is in need of help.
Location: 755 South Public Road, Lafayette, CO 80027
Hours: 9am – 5pm, 7 days-a-week. Hours of operation will move to 9am – 5pm.
For anyone in need of immediate resource assistance, please visit the Donation and Resource Center (see Center details below), call 2-1-1 to speak to someone who can help you connect to the help you need and provide additional Marshall Fire resource supports and direct assistance options, or click here to view a Boulder Counties list of direct resources available to support you and your family.
Confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state. The 211 Help Line exists to connect individuals and families with resources specific to their individual circumstances (including but not limited to food access, mental health supports, housing and transportation). See the 211 Marshall Fire Resource Guide or visit 211 Colorado website to learn more.
Call 2-11 or (866) 760-6489 Text your ZIP CODE to 898-211 Visit 211colorado.org
Community members in need of transportation assistance, please call 2-1-1 to set up a complimentary roundtrip ride through the Mile High United Way Ride United Program in partnership with Lyft.
If you or your family have been impacted by the fires near Boulder, please register first and then apply for direct financial assistance through FEMA through one of the following ways now:
- Download and apply thorugh the FEMA app (Fastest and easiest way to apply, register, or check application status).
- Call 1-800-621-3362
Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) Benefits
Colorado residents in Boulder County affected by the wildfires that started on December 30 could be eligible for a helping hand from the USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). For more information about this and other available aid, callers from Colorado can dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-536-5298 to begin your applicaiton today. For more information about Colorado’s SNAP, visit the state’s SNAP DHS page. Learn more.
Small Business Tool Kit
The Economic Disaster Recovery Project has put together a guide to recovery following a disaster for small businesses. This roadmap to recovery covers small business assistance, business retention in a disaster, assessing the economic impact of the disaster and more.
Wildfire Recovery Insurance Orientation with United Policy Holders
Join this upcoming webinar to learn more about the services and resources available from United Policyholders to help homeowners affected by the Marshall Fire in Colorado navigate their recovery. Click here for details.
Repair & Rebuild Upcoming Meetings with FEMA
Mitigation specialists from FEMA will be on hand to answer questions about home repair, ignition resistant construction, wind resistant construction, putting together supply kits, and hiring a contractor. The FEMA specialists will be available Thursday, Jan. 20 through Tuesday, Jan. 25 at several Ace Hardware locations in Boulder during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday. Click here for more details on dates, times, and locations to connect and get started on your home repair and /or rebuild process today.
Disaster survivors also may contact a FEMA mitigation subject matter expert with their questions at the following email address: [email protected].
Donation and Resource Center
Contact: (720) 574-2300
Hours of Operation for Donation dropoff: 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. daily.
Hours of Operation for Distribution & services for affected individuals: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily.
Location: Flatirons Crossing Mall, former Nordstroms location between Macy’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods: 21 W Flatiron Crossing Dr, Broomfield, CO 80021
- Donation Drop-off: Use center/north entrance
- Impacted Individuals: Use west entrance, closer to Macy’s
Donations & Current Needs:
This list will be updated regularly as needs change. Items should be new. Financial donations remain the preferred method of supporting those who were impacted.
Donation Drives: Organizations seeking to hold a concerted donation drive should consult the Needs List above, and consider contacting site management at the number listed above to discuss donations that will have the highest impact
- Bulk Donations: Bulk items arriving via truck must be scheduled in advance using the site phone number, (720) 574 – 2300.
Monetary Donations: The Community Foundation of Boulder County has set up a fund to assist those impacted by the wildfires. Please visit their website to make a donation now.
Volunteer Needs & Information
Colorado Responds.org has partnered with Spark the Change Colorado and COVOAD to create a Volunteer Database designed as a simple way for organizations to post their Disaster-Related Volunteer Needs and for volunteers to sign up.
Sign up for the Colorado Responds e-newsletter to receive the most current information on volunteer and donation needs – what needs to be done, when and what skills are needed plus what donations are needed. Click here.
Volunteers: Visit this site to sign up for opportunities.
- Rocky Mountain Seventh Day Adventist
- American Red Cross
- Church of Scientology
- Colorado Baptist Disaster Relief
- International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC)
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)
- Lutheran Family Services: Give here
- Operation BBQ Relief
- Our Front Porch
- Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
- Serve 6.8
- Spark the Change
- Team Rubicon
- The Salvation Army
- Mile High United Way & 2-1-1 Colorado
- United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
- Volunteers of America
- Catholic Charities
- Food Bank of the Rockies
- Hope, Animal-Assisted Crisis Response
- Mariner Humane Society
- Samaritan’s Purse
- Billy Graham Evangelic Association
- Black Forest Together
- Calvary Relief
- Colorado Rangers
- Convoy of Hope
- Crisis Cleanup: crisiscleanup.org
- Food Bank of the Rockies
- Food Bank of Larimer County
- Goodwill of Colorado
- Habitat for Humanity
- Hope Restored
- ICNA Relief
- Jewish Colorado
- Larimer Humane Society
- Medical Reserve Corps
- Omega Responders
- Serve Colorado
- The Independence Center
- Village Seven Presbyterian Church
- World Renew
- Colorado Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (DHSEM)
- FEMA Region 8
- Colorado Emergency Management Association (CEMA)
- Colorado Department of Human Services
- Colorado Crisis Education and Response Network
- Ready Colorado
- Colorado Business Emergency Operations Center
- Citizen Corps
- Administration for Children and Families
- National Weather Service