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Human Services

News Updates

Human Services Information Now on Channel 8's "Inside Boulder" TV Show

In March, Human Services launched a new TV show called "Human Services Insight" that's part of the popular "Inside Boulder" program.  New segments debut twice each month and focus on the services provided by the Human Services Department and our community partners.

Viewers will see discussions on topics ranging from finding child care in Boulder, to how to get flood relief help. See the current Channel 8 Program Schedule pdf, including "Inside Boulder" air times.

View Human Services Insight TV segments online.

Mental Health Crisis Services Available for Residents Impacted by Recent Floods

Mental Health Partners (MHP) has opened three Drop-in Help Centers to assist residents impacted by the recent floods. These centers provide immediate mental health crisis services for residents coping with anxiety, sadness, depression, fear, sleeplessness, anger and other emotional distress.  Centers are staffed by trained crisis clinicians and disaster interventionists.

No appointments are necessary, and there is no charge for up to 3 visits.

Locations are: 
• Mental Health Partners, 1000 Alpine Ave., Boulder
• The O.U.R. Center, 303 Atwood St., Longmont
• The First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 805 3rd Ave., Longmont.

Hours for all MHP Drop-in Help Center locations: 
• Monday-Friday, noon - 7 p.m.
• Saturday, 9 a.m. -1 p.m.

Information by phone for MHP Drop-in Help Centers:  720-415-9740

Flood-related Questions and Answers for Landlords and Tenants

The City of Boulder Community Mediation Program hosted a question and answer (Q&A) session with local landlord-tenant attorneys on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. The program was free and open to the public. Attorneys answered flood-related questions and explained legal rights under the Colorado landlord-tenant law, including the warranty of habitability.

Four-part Video Series:  The Sept. 26 Q&A session was divided into four annotated videos, allowing viewers to skip ahead to the specific sections most relevant to them.  To view:

  • annotated videos, click on "Boulder Flood Updates and Resources" link in right column and select "Landord and Tenant Relations" tab. 
  • four complete videos click on the "Flood Q&A for Landlord and Tenants Complete Videos" link on right.

Human Services Department Mission

Our mission is to create a healthy, socially thriving and inclusive community by providing and supporting human services to Boulder residents in need.  The department has four primary areas of work including Senior Services, Children Youth and Family Services, Community Relations and Office of Human Rights and Human Services Planning.

We envision a healthy, diverse and sustainable community in which all residents are successful and contributing members.

We provide direct services to the community where there is a need and funding to nonprofits to support their vital work in the community.  We work with local and regional partners and residents to identify social trends and plan for meeting the human service needs of the community.




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