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.