Resources for Coloradans Impacted by the Fire
Disaster Assistance Center: The Disaster Assistance Center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., seven days a week, and is located at the Boulder County Southeast Hub at 1755 South Public Road in Lafayette, CO. They can help with things including filing claims for property loss, housing assistance, food assistance, replacement ID, mental health services, COVID-19 tests, transportation vouchers, referrals for personal finance planning, referrals to emergency shelter, and pet assistance.
United Way: Call 2-1-1 for multilingual services and to get connected to food, SNAP benefits, transportation assistance, substance abuse, counseling, clothing, medical and dental needs, home repairs, housing and more.
ARC of Colorado: ARC thrift stores are giving vouchers so Coloradans can get clothes and other immediate needs. They have locations in Broomfield, Louisville, and Longmont. Just stop by the Disaster Assistance Center to pick up your vouchers. You can also email relief@arcThrift.com.
Insurance Assistance & FEMA Programs
Division of Insurance: Coloradans can call at 303-894-7490 and visit the website at doi.colorado.gov to learn more about the claims process.
WIC: Apply online at www.BoulderCountyWIC.org
Community Food Share: Call 303-652-3663 or visit www.communityfoodshare.org
Sister Carmen Community Center: Call 303-665-4342 or visit www.sistercarmen.org
Child Care Support from Early Childhood Council of Boulder County: Parents who need temporary or emergency child care can visit www.ECCBoulderCounty.org
Coloradans with Disabilities: If you are a Coloradan with a disability, you can call or text 1-800-626-4959 for additional support.
Small Business Development Center: Can help businesses access resources and help them navigate how to receive funding from multiple sources. Visit www.bouldersbdc.com.
Transportation Assistance: If you need help securing transportation to the Disaster Assistance Center, call Via Mobility at 303-447-9636. For a full list of Marshall Fire transportation and transit resources, visit https://www.bouldercounty.org/transportation/multimodal/marshall-fire-transit/. RTD passes are available at the Disaster Assistance Center.
Recommended Donations to Support Marshall Fire Victims
Boulder County Wildfire Fund: Established by the Community Foundation of Boulder, this fund is currently focused on immediate needs, allocating direct cash assistance to those whose homes were damaged or destroyed. As of Saturday Jan. 8, the fund has raised just over $16 million.
Colorado Wildfires Recovery Fund: This fund was established last year by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to focus on medium- and long-term support.