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Colorado State and Local Level Referrals
When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.
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For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.
For reference, see the full list of disaster recovery service categories covered in the below local resource list.
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Colorado State and Local Level Referrals
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|Category||Entity||Type of Assistance||Telephone Number|
|Access and Functional Needs and Disabilities||Colorado Department. of Labor and Employment - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation||Information on state and public resources for citizens with disabilities who wish to return to work.||Online directory of local offices|
|Aging Services||Colorado Division of Aging & Adult Services||This service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organization.||303-866-5700|
|Agricultural Aid||Colorado Farm Service Agency||USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides emergency loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine.||720-544-2876|
|Agricultural Aid||Colorado Rural Development||USDA Rural Development provides low interest mortgages, guaranteed mortgages, 1% interest mortgages for seniors, loans for repairs and mortgage payment assistance for families living in rural areas.||720-544-2903|
|Animal Health & Sheltering||Colorado Department of Agriculture||Information on emergency animal healthcare and sheltering services.||303-869-9000|
|Consumer Services||Colorado Attorney General's Office||Information on price gouging and consumer complaint services.||720-508-6000|
|Consumer Services||Colorado Attorney General's Office: Consumer Complaint Line||Information on price gouging and consumer complaint services.||800-222-4444|
|Contractors||Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies: Division of Professions and Occupations||Contractor's license verification and consumer complaints services. Colorado does not require the licensure of general contractors.Licensing is required for electrical, asbestos, plumbers, & pesticide trades||303-894-7800|
|Crisis Counseling||Larimer Center for Mental Health & Connections Crisis Line||24-hour and toll-free suicide prevention service available to all those in suicidal crisis who are seeking help.||Emergency: 911|
|Crisis Counseling||Colorado Crisis Services||24 hour crisis line, walk in locations available in multiple areas of Colorado.||Emergency: 911|
Text "TALK" to 38255
Online Chat available
|Disaster Specific Information|
|Disaster Unemployment Assistance||Colorado Department of Labor & Employment - Unemployment||When Disaster Unemployment Assistance is activated, the agency will provide disaster information. This assistance provides weekly beneﬁt payments to those out of work due to the disaster, including self-employed persons, farm and ranch owners, and others not covered under regular unemployment insurance programs.||800-388-5515|
303-536-5615 Conversion Call Center
|Essential Needs||Colorado Department of Public Health: WIC Program||Nutrition evaluation and monthly vouchers to receive free supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as cereal, cheese, milk, eggs, peanut butter and dried beans.||800-688-7777|
|Essential Needs||Food Bank of the Rockies||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance. Serving 30 Counties||877-460-8504|
|Essential Needs||Community Food Share||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance. Serving Boulder & Broomfield Counties||303-652-3663|
|Essential Needs||Food Bank for Larimer County||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance. Serving Larimer County||970-493-4477|
|Essential Needs||Weld Food Bank||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance. Serving Weld County.||970-356-2199|
|Essential Needs||Emergency Family Assistance||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance, short term and transitional housing, assistance with rent/deposit and utilities. Serving City of Boulder and unincorporated Boulder County, including Gunbarrel and the mountain communities of Nederland, Ward, Jamestown, Marshall, Pinecliff, Eldorado Springs, and Coal Creek.||303-442-3042|
|Essential Needs||Catholic Charities of Central Colorado||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance. Family services, health and well being, community and other human needs. Serving a 10-county area with most of the services targeted to people living in Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, El Paso County and Douglas County.||Marian House:|
|Essential Needs||Catholic Charities||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance, counseling, women's services, affordable housing, shelter, senior services, and community services. Serving Denver area.||303-742-0828|
|Essential Needs||St Francis Ministries||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance. Programs and services to transition out of homelessness including day services (showers, phones, mail), employment, housing, outreach, and supplemental storage. Serving Metro Denver area.||303-297-1577|
|Essential Needs||Integrated Family Community Services||Referral to organization providing food assistance; rent, mortgage, and utility assistance; recreational vouchers; financial assistance to crime survivors; holiday food baskets, and school supplies. Serving Western Arapahoe County and northern Douglas County.||303-789-0501|
|Essential Needs||Evergreen Christian Outreach||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance.||303-670-1796|
|Essential Needs||Westminster United Methodist Church||Referral to organizations providing emergency food assistance. Food bank and community dinners. Serves Adams County.||303-429-1569|
|Information & Referrals||211 Colorado||2-1-1 is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state. No matter where you live in Colorado, you can find information about resources in your local community. 211||211|
|Health Care Services||CO Department of Health Care & Financing - Medicaid||Referrals to local state assisted medical facilities and information on how to apply for Medicaid.||800-221-3943 // 303-866-2993|
|Health Care Services||Colorado Children Health Plan Plus - CHIPS Program||Information and application assistance in applying for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIPS) which provides free or low cost medical insurance for children.||800-359-1991|
|Housing Information||Social Serve.com - Housing Resource Helpline||Socialserve.com is a non-profit organization that assist tenants and agencies in finding affordable housing for callers free of charge. Using a toll-free number, callers work with trained, bilingual call center specialists to find affordable housing.||877-428-8844|
|Housing Information||Colorado US Housing and Urban Development||Applicants will be given the telephone number of their local HUD Public and Indian Housing Office where they can apply for public housing assistance.||303-672-5440 800-955-2232|
|Housing Information||Colorado FSA Rural Development||USDA Rural Development provides low interest mortgages, guaranteed mortgages, 1% interest mortgages for seniors, loans for repairs and mortgage payment assistance for families living in rural areas.||720-544-2903|
|Insurance||Colorado Department. of Regulatory Agencies: Division of Insurance||General insurance information and fraud reporting services.||800-930-3745|
|Legal Services||Colorado Bar Association||Information and referrals to attorneys providing legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.||800-332-6736|
|Roadside Assistance & Road Conditions||511 Colorado||Recorded road condition information.||511|
|Tax Assistance||Colorado Department of Revenue||Information on filing for state financial assistance.||303-238-7378|
|Veterans Services||Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs||Information regarding veteran benefits including pensions, medical care, home loans, burial, and life insurance.||Denver: 303-284-6077|
|Vital Statistics||Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles - Driver's Licensing||Duplicate drivers licenses services.||303-205-5600|
|Vital Statistics||Colorado Department of Revenue - DMV Titles & Registrations||Duplicate auto registrations and titles services.||303-205-5608|
|Vital Statistics||Colorado Vital Records Main Number||Replacement birth/death/marriage certificates and other vital document services.||303-692-2000|
|Volunteer||VOLUNTEERS SHOULD NOT SELF-DEPLOY|
Referrals Last Updated: April 2021