Community Mental Health and Social-Emotional Support Resources

 

Local Resources

Area Community Resource Guide

This guide provides an extensive list of resources for food, housing, medical care and a variety of other needs available thoughout Longmont, Boulder, and Weld counties.

 

Longmont Children, Youth, and Families

Children, Youth and Families mission is to “inspire and empower children, youth and families to be active responsible members of society while strengthening the connection with the community.” They provide short-term counseling services, after-school programs, bilingual (English/Spanish) services, family assistance services, and more.

Click here to visit their website.

 

Mental Health Partners- Longmont

Mental Health Partners is a community supported non-profit providing comprehensive psychiatric services to county residents regardless of their ability to pay. Many programs and services are available including school-based programs, substance abuse treatment, rape crisis counseling, advocacy, and education.  Mental Health Partners offers bilingual/bicultural services and an in-house pharmacy.  Click here to see a list of resources.

Click here to visit the website.

 

Mental Health Services, Resources and Supports for the Longmont Community

The City of Longmont provides support and resources for mental health awarenes through it's Supporting Action for Mental Health (SAM) program and by providing a list of local resources with contact information for assistance with a variety mental health issues for you or a loved one - Mental Health Resources.

 

Let's Talk Colorado - letstalkco.org

Let’s Talk Colorado is funded by a State Innovation Model grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. The purpose of the funding is to improve the health of Coloradans by providing access to physical and behavioral health care.  The goal of the Let’s Talk Colorado media campaign is to reduce the stigma around mental illness so that people who need treatment are more likely to seek it.  Let’s Talk Colorado is grateful to www.MakeItOK.org for bringing the issue of mental illness stigma to light in such a real and compelling way.

 

SVVSD Homeless Education Liaison
Luis Chavez
303-682-7262
Supports students that fall under McKinney-Vento
services. Students in foster care or kinship care do
not fall under McKinney-Vento. Assist with access to
transportation, free/reduced lunch, and community
resources.


Boulder Shelter for the Homeless
303-442-4646
Shelter Services for ages 18+


Broadway Youth Shelter (Attention Homes)
303-447-1206 x 30
Temporary Shelter for ages 12-18

 

Longmont Housing Opportunities Team
303-651-8736
http://lhotonline.org/
Emergency Shelter options and After Hours Street
Outreach Services available. Work with multiple
partner agencies to reduce homelessness.

 

The INN Between of Longmont, Inc
250 Kimbark St, Longmont
303-684-0810
www.theinnbetween.org
Provides transitional housing along with case
management services. Housing for independent
youth who are attending school. After school tutoring
available for K-12 students.

 

Legal Services

Immigrant Legal Center of Boulder County
948 North St., #8, Boulder, Co
303-444-1522
www.boulderayuda.org
Provides access to reliable legal services for the
immigrant community. Can help with questions
regarding immigration, legal concerns, citizenship
and naturalization.

 

Colorado Legal Aid
http://www.coloradolegalservices.org/
Boulder County:
315 W. South Boulder Rd., Suite 205
Louisville 80027
Phone: 303.449.7575
Weld County:
912 8th Ave., Greeley 80631
Phone: 970.353.7554
Provides free and/or low cost legal services to those
who qualify. Must contact county in which you live.


Longmont Community Justice Partnership (LCJP)
333 Terry St, Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 776-1527
http://www.lcjp.org/
Provide restorative justice services for our
community and schools

 

Basic Needs

OUR Center
250 3rd Ave, Longmont
http://www.ourcenter.org/
Food Pantry: 303-772-5529
M-F 9-3
Free Breakfast on weekdays
Hot lunch available 7 days a week from 11:30-1


Sister Carmen Community Center
655 Aspen Ridge Dr., Lafayette, CO
303-665-4342
www.sistercarmen.org
Provides assistance to East Boulder County
residents without discrimination in areas of Nutrition
and Healthy Living, Family Advocacy and Children’s
Services. Also have on-site thrift store.

 

Food Stamps
Boulder: 303-441-1200
Longmont: 303-678-6000
Firestone/Frederick/Dacono: 720-652-4230
Social Services offers as aid for low income persons.
Call Local office to apply.

 

WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
Boulder M-F; 303-413-7520
Longmont M-F: 303-678-6130
www.BoulderCountyWIC.org
www.cdphe.state.co.us/ps/wic/
WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and
health education, healthy food and other services
free of charge to Colorado families who qualify.
Apply for WIC through local office or call
303-692-2400.

 

Boulder County Department of Housing and
Human Services
www.bouldercounty.org
303-441-1000
Offers countywide rental assistance, public housing
and a wide range of housing support services to low
income families, seniors, and people with disabilities.
Services include Section 8, Home ownership
program, Longs Peak Energy Conservation, Family
Self-Sufficiency, housing and foreclosure prevention
counseling, financial management classes.


E.F.A.A. (Emergency Family Assistance Assoc.)
1575 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder, CO 80304
303.442.3042
http://www.efaa.org/
EFAA helps those in our community whose
immediate needs for food, shelter and other basic
necessities cannot be adequately met by other
means, and supports their efforts toward financial
stability or self-sufficiency.

 

L.E.A.P (Low-income Energy Assistance
Program)
866-432-8435
http://www.energyoutreach.org/get-help/applying-forleap
Can apply online or mail in application to local county
DHS office.


Longmont Housing Authority
1228 Main St., Longmont
303-651-8581
www.longmontha.com
Provide housing and related services to low and
moderate income families, elderly and disabled
households, including section 8, rental assistance,
Housing

 

CHP Plus
1-800-359-1991 toll free/bilingual
www.CHPplus.org
Low cost health insurance for Colorado children and
pregnant women. Income based.


Clinica
2000 W. South Boulder Rd., Lafayette, CO 80026
303-650-4460
https://clinica.org/
Offering Comprehensive medical services, minor
surgical procedures, behavioral health services,
nutrition services, group visits, case management
services, pharmacy outlet, and dental hygienist
services for children. Financial screening and
assistance with application for Medicaid, CHP+ and
other insurance options.


Dental Aid
1715 Princess Drive
Longmont, CO 80501
303-682-2619
http://www.dentalaid.org/
Comprehensive dental care regardless of financial
status. Non-profit organization. Provides free dental
care for uninsured children ages 0-20 on “Give Kids
a Smile Day”; watch for dates that occur annually.


Salud Family Health Center
220 E. Rogers Road, Longmont, CO 80501
303-776-3250
5995 Iris Parkway, Frederick, CO 80530
303-833-3135
http://www.saludclinic.org/
Accept Medicaid and most third party insurance at
this time (Medicare, Private Insurance, CHP+).
Provide medical, dental, behavioral healthcare and
pharmacy

 

Boulder County Healthy Kids Initiative
http://www.bouldercounty.org/family/medical/pages/h
ealthykidsinitiative.aspx
Serving children in both BVSD and SVVSD. Assist
families with application for Medicaid and access to
medical and dental services.

 

Self-Care & Coping

National Institute of Mental Health
This is a government site with information on mental health problems. Find downloadable resources about specific mental health challenges and disorders. Click here to go to the website.

American Self-Help Clearinghouse
This website provides a database of self-help support groups. Click here to go to the website.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
This alliance intends to increase understanding of the impact and management of Depression and Bipolar Disorder. The site provides tools, resources, and information. Click here to go to the website.

Families for Depression Awareness
This organization informs and supports the family members of people experiencing depressive disorders. Click here to go to the website.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
This association provides information and resources for children living with anxiety. Click here to go to the website.

Anxiety Panic Attack Resource
This website provides info and resources for managing anxiety. Click here to go to the website.

National Eating Disorders Association
This organization provides information about seeking treatment for eating disorders, and resources for caregivers. Click here to go to the website.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
This website includes information about eating disorders, treatments, and support groups. Click here to go to the website.

 

Suicide Prevention

In an Emergency…
Call 911 for all emergency services.

Safe2Tell
Safe2Tell is an anonymous reporting system for safety concerns. Call 911 for all emergency services.
Click here to visit the Safe2Tell website.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
This is a crisis hotline that can help with many issues, not just suicide. Callers are connected with a professional who will talk with them about what they are feeling or concerns for other family and friends. The hotline is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Call 911 for all emergency services.
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Colorado Crisis Services
1-844-493-TALK (8255), coloradocrisisservices.org
Includes phone, walk-in, mobile care and respite services throughout the state of Colorado. Walk In Centers:
Boulder: 1000 Alpine Avenue (West Entrance)
Fort Collins: 525 West Oak Street
Greeley: 928 12th St

Mental Health Partners
Emergency Psychiatric Services: 303-413-6388 www.mhpcolorado.org
After hours mental health crisis support number.

North Range Behavioral Health
Crisis number: 970.347.2120 http://www.northrange.org/
After hours mental health crisis support number.

Second Wind Fund
720-962-0706, Referral Line: 303-988-2645, http://www.thesecondwindfund.org/
Match children and youth at risk for suicide with licensed therapists in their communities. If a financial or social barrier to treatment is present, they pay for up to 12 sessions of therapy. Aimed to serve underinsured or uninsured youth. Ages 19 and younger. Referrals for Second Wind funded therapy must come from a school mental health staff or another qualified referral source (QRS) who is a mental health professional.

 

Mental Health Facilities

Boulder Institute for Psychotherapy and Research
1240 Pine St., Boulder, CO 80302 303-442-4562
BIPR provides affordable counseling options for children, adolescents, adults, families and couples.

Boulder Psychological Services
1527 Pine Street, Suite B, Boulder CO 80302 720-217-3270 www.boulderpsychologicalservices.com
Partnering with a wide range of skilled psychotherapists throughout the region, Boulder Psychological Services (BPS) was created to make it easy to connect with a highly qualified licensed professional who can best meet client needs.

Child Mental Health Treatment Act (CMHTA)
303-260-2888 http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDHSBehavioralHealth/CBON/1251581518087 Psychological assessment for children who may qualify for intensive or residential mental health treatment. Can help provide information to insurance to aid with approval for services.

Colorado Crisis Services Hotline: 1-844-493-TALK
http://coloradocrisisservices.org/
Includes phone, walk-in, mobile care and respite services throughout the state of Colorado. Walk In Centers: Boulder: 1000 Alpine Avenue (West Entrance) Fort Collins: 525 West Oak Street Greeley: 928 12th St

Mental Health Partners
1333 Iris Ave, Boulder, CO 80302 529 Coffman, Longmont, CO 80501
Main: 303-443-8500
To request services: 303-413-6263
Emergency Psychological Services: 303-413-6388
www.mhpcolorado.org
Comprehensive mental health services for individuals, families and groups. Now accepting multiple forms of insurance. Call to check eligibility.

North Range Behavioral Health (South County)
120 and 145 1st St, Fort Lupton, CO 80621 Locations in Fort Lupton, Frederick To Request Services: 303-857-2723 After Hours Emergency: 970-347-2120 www.northrange.org Comprehensive mental health services for individuals, families and groups. Now accepting multiple forms of insurance. Call to check eligibility.

Cedar Springs Behavioral Health System, Inc.
2135 Southgate Road Colorado Springs, CO 80906 800-888-1088 www.cedarspringsbhs.com Inpatient, residential and psychiatric residential programs. Serve children, adolescents and adults.

Centennial Peaks
2255 South 88th St., Louisville, CO 80027 303-673-9990 www.centennialpeaks.com
Acute Inpatient for ages 13-17. WIll conduct free level of care assessment (Kaiser and Medicaid clients must go through local ER), Partial Hospitalization Program, and Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Programs.

Devereux Cleo Wallace Center
8405 Church Ranch Blvd, Westminster, CO 80021 303-466-7391 www.devereux.org
Provides emergency psychiatric care as well as RCCF and day treatment services for children ages 8-21.

Highlands Behavioral Health
8565 S. Poplar Way, Littleton, CO 80130 720-348-2800 www.highlandsbhsinc.com
Inpatient as well as C.A.M.P. (Child Mental Health Program). Serves ages 12-17 who need intervention and treatment in a less intensive program than inpatient yet more intensive than regular outpatient. Will conduct free level of care assessment.

Mountain Crest
4601 Corbett Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80528 970-207-4800
Emergency Assessment available 24/7. Inpatient for youth ages 13-18 and adults. Address mental health and substance use. Inpatient and outpatient services. Adolescent residential.

 

LGBTiQ

OASOS (Open and Affirming Sexual Orientation and gender identity Support)
303-579-2676
Support for LGBTiQ youth ages 13-18. Support group available in Boulder. OASOS also supports schools, families and community, and provides youth leadership opportunities. Boulder group meets Wed 6-830.

OUT Boulder
2132 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302 (303) 499-5777
Provides support to LGBTiQ community through advocacy for social justice, celebration of the community, direct services for youth and adults, and education of the public.

PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
303-444-8164
Mission of support, education and advocacy. Includes transgender persons. Reaches out to family members as they also transition when a family member is gender-variant. Monthly meetings 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7pm; First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St, Boulder.

 

Divorce, Grief & Loss

Grief Resources for Teens and Families

The Dougy Center: The National Center for Grieving Children and Families

TDC_Grieving_Teen_Tip_Sheet_2015

Center For Loss & Life Transition

Programs in Colorado 

Resources for Teens and Families dealing with Divorce

Helping Kids Cope with Separation and Divorce

Tips for Teens Dealing with Divorce

 

Substance Use & Addiction

SmokeFree – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   Information and resources pertaining to tobacco use and quitting. 

The Partnership at Drug Free.org  Helps parents prevent, intervene, and find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children. 

Alternatives for Youth iTHRIVE Program:   Created to address the need for a program in and around Boulder County for teens struggling with substance abuse

Mental Health Partners Detox Program

Community Substance Abuse Prevention

Substance Use Downloads

How to Talk With Your Teen About Marijuana (172 KB)
Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know (447 KB)
Marijuana Talk Kit (395 KB)
Prescription Drugs:  Abuse and Addiction (2 MB)
The Science of Addiction (2 MB)
Tobacco Addiction (9

 

Relationship Violence & Sexual Assault

Mental Health Partners- Longmont

Mental Health Partners is a community supported non-profit providing comprehensive psychiatric services to county residents regardless of their ability to pay. Many programs and services are available including school-based programs, substance abuse treatment, rape crisis counseling, advocacy, and education.  Mental Health Partners offers bilingual/bicultural services and an in-house pharmacy.

Click here to visit the website.

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) – Boulder

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) offers support and services that provide healing, hope and opportunity to adults, youth and children who have been impacted by domestic or dating violence.  Services include:

  • Safe, confidential emergency shelter
  • 24 hour crisis and information hotline
  • Individual and Group Counseling for adults, youth and children
  • Support for LGBTQ survivors
  • Latina Services
  • Support for immigrant survivors
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Transitional Services
  • Violence Prevention Education
  • Information and Referrals

Click here to visit the website.

Journey Counseling Center- Longmont Ending Domestic Violence Initiative (LEVI) 

Longmont Ending Domestic Violence Initiative’s goal is to help empower the community to end domestic violence through educational and informative presentations, trainings and public events.

  • Educating clubs, groups and organizations throughout the Longmont area
  • Special events to educate the public
  • Prevention/education materials such as brochures, articles and newsletters to the public
  • Quarterly professional trainings for LEVI members and other agencies focused on domestic violence
  • Regular contact with the local news media to provide and heighten domestic violence awareness

Journey Counseling Center is a for profit agency. The mission of Journey Counseling Center is to provide tools that will empower individuals to make choices which will positively impact their livelihood, their loved ones, and their community. Journey Counseling Center serves the geographical jurisdiction of Boulder, Weld, Adams, Larimer and the Denver Metro Area.
Counseling includes: anger management, addictive behaviors, relapse prevention, stress management, teen addiction program, individual, couple and family counseling.  Journey Counseling Center accepts client personal insurance. A sliding scale is available.

Click here to visit the website. 

Moving to End Sexual Assault- Boulder

MOVING TO END SEXUAL ASSAULT (MESA) is a 501(c)3 agency in existence since 1972. MESA believes every person has the right to live free of sexual assault. We are moving to end sexual assault and the suffering it causes in our community. We challenge all forms of oppression and recognize their connection to sexual violence. MESA serves the geographical jurisdiction of Boulder & Broomfield Counties. 24-Hour Crisis and Information Hotline: 303.443-7300.

  • The Peers Building Justice Program is a collaboration between MESA and the Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Non-violence (SPAN). This program trains high school students to become Peer Educators on the issues of sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating abuse, and other forms of oppression. Peers in the program participate in awareness-raising events to end violence in our community.
  • The Community Education Program provides presentations to any community or school group, ages teen through adult, on issues related to understanding and preventing sexual violence.

Direct Services

  • 24-hour sexual assault crisis/information line for Boulder & Broomfield Counties.
  • Low cost individual counseling for sexual assault survivors, families, and friends.
  • Information and assistance with protection orders.
  • Support during court hearings.
  • Assistance, information and support with seeking medical attention and forensic examinations at the hospital following a sexual assault.
  • Individual psychotherapy on a sliding scale fee.
  • Support group therapy for survivors, their families, and friends.
  • Assistance, information, and support with reporting to law enforcement.
  • Assistance with Victim Compensation.
  • Information on victims rights.

Services to clients are available in both English and Spanish.

Click here to visit the website.

Blue Sky Bridge – Boulder

By providing a centrally-located, child-focused facility and a coordinated response by all investigative agencies, Blue Sky Bridge is proactive in its approach to helping families through the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases. Blue Sky Bridge seeks to decrease trauma experienced by children and families during investigations by providing immediate intervention, forensic interviews, crisis intervention counseling, family support and follow-up services to child victims and non-offending family members at the onset of child abuse investigations.

Click here to visit the website.

 

Parenting & Pregnancy

GENESIS

GENESIS staff (consisting of social workers, parent educators, and a nurse) provides pregnant and parenting teens with a continuum of case management services to assist them throughout their pregnancy and in the early parenting years. Services include transportation to appointments, assistance with accessing prenatal, postpartum, and well-baby care, information and support on healthy pregnancy and parenting practices, referral and linkage to school/work, social services benefits, and housing options. In addition, staff can provide crucial emotional support during a difficult time in a teen’s life.

The parent educator staff consists of former teen parents who have overcome the obstacles of parenting at an early age. They are strong role models for young parents. The social work staff is available to provide short-term and crisis counseling to clients, as well as conduct initial intakes and assessments. The GENESIS nurse is available to teach birthing classes, provide breast-feeding education and support, and help clients access needed medical care for themselves or their children.

Staff is available to meet with clients in the comfort of their homes, at GENESIS offices, or at neutral sites.

Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

Click here to go to the website.

Planned Parenthood- Longmont

Planned Parenthood helps provide reproductive health care, sex education, and information, and advocacy. Planned Parenthood respects each individual’s right to make informed, independent decisions about health, sex, and family planning.

Click here to go to the website.

Teen Clinic: Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center- Longmont and Boulder

Teen Clinic is a sexual health clinic located in Boulder and Longmont, Colorado– and it’s just for teens! ALL services at Teen Clinic are free or low-cost and confidential.  Teen Clinic care and pricing are now available any time the clinic is open.

Click here to go to the website. 

Olde Columbine High School Teen Parenting Program

The Teen Parenting Program (TPP) has been a part of SVVSD for over 20 years. The TPP is a career and technical education program that is designed to 1) teach young parents the skills necessary to successfully parent a child and 2) to provide an on-site nursery so that parents can visit and feed their young child through the school day.

Any SVVSD parent can take the teen parent class that is offered at CDC. This class can be started during pregnancy or after the baby is born. To complete this program, students should take 2 semesters of the teen parenting class.

Students interested in using the on-site nursery must apply and be enrolled in Olde Columbine High School. Students using the nursery must also take two semesters of the teen parenting class at CDC. Since the nursery can keep babies up to 18 months, some students may continue to use the nursery after they have completed the class.

Click here to go to the website. 

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

WIC provides supplemental foods, healthcare referrals, nutrition education, and breastfeeding promotion and support to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Weld County

4209 County Rd. 24 1/2 Rd
Longmont, CO – 80504
720-652-4200

Boulder County

529 Coffman Street, Suite 200
Longmont, CO – 80501
303-678-6130

Click here to go to the website. 

 

Latino & Immigration Services

El Comite
455 Kimbark St, Longmont 303-651-6125
Services for Latino community members including advocacy, outreach, case management and consultation.

Immigrant Legal Center of Boulder County
948 North St., #8, Boulder, Co 303-444-1522
Provides access to reliable legal services for the immigrant community. Can help with questions regarding immigration, legal concerns, citizenship and naturalization.

Intercambio de Communicades
515 Kimbark St, Ste 107 Longmont, CO 80501 P: 303-776-7070
Provides services to help bring communities together. Believe that communities are stronger when everyone can communicate, and it starts with language. Many classes available for English language, financial literacy, citizenship, computer literacy and more.

General Information and Legal Support for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

U.S Department of Education Youth Resource Guide for DACA

U.S. Department of Homeland Security website for DACA

NACAC (National Association of College Admissions Counselors – Advising Students without Documentation

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