Emergency Status
Oct 23

Disaster Assistance Center opens for those affected by local wildfires

Boulder County residents who have been impacted by the #CalWoodFire and #LefthandCanyonFire can get help with a range of needs from a newly opened virtual Disaster Assistance Center. Services include food and health coverage assistance, help with transportation and clean-up and debris removal, and mental health supports.

The bilingual Disaster Assistance Center will operate virtually Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning October 23. Residents who were evacuated because of the fires can call 303-441-1206 and leave a message. An experienced specialist will return the call as quickly as possible.

Boulder County has the following supports available for any household that was evacuated or otherwise impacted due to the fires:

  • Food assistance
  • Housing assistance
  • Financial counseling
  • Health coverage
  • Transportation assistance
  • Referrals and linkages to other basic needs
  • Mental health supports
  • Help with debris removal

The Disaster Assistance Center also has access to other services and supports that the Boulder County Department of Housing & Human Services (HHS) offers, including help with childcare, financial assistance, guidance for homeowners who experienced losses, and more.

The Public Call Center (for non-emergency questions) is also available during typical business hours each day at 303-413-7730.