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News Updates

Request for Proposals Released for Public Engagement for the Human Services Strategy Update and Homelessness Strategy

Issued: July 27, 2015 

The City of Boulder Human Services Department is seeking proposals from individuals, firms, teams or consultants, hereafter called “consultant(s),” to provide the following professional services:  1) design, develop, and conduct a community survey that gathers feedback from residents regarding human services programs and facilities; 2)  design and facilitate public engagement to gather feedback from the community, including under-represented resident groups, clients and stakeholders; and 3) analyze and compile survey and community engagement results. Potential contractors may submit a proposal to provide both the survey and the community engagement or just one or the other. Preference may be given to proposals that provide both or that provide a coordinated approach. Subcontractors should be clearly identified in the proposal.     

In accordance with the specifications of the Request for Proposals pdf, proposals will be received by the project coordinator until 4:00 P.M. Mountain Time, August 17, 2015. Late proposals will not be considered. 

West Senior Center Has a New Look!

The West Senior Center just completed its annual maintenance closure and interior renovation that included new paint, furnishings, lighting and updated restrooms.  We invite you to come by and check it out.

"Do Homeless People Come Here for Our Services?" New Human Services Issue Brief Available

The first in a new series of issue briefs on human services topics and frequently asked questions is now available.  Read the April 2015 Brief pdf.

2016 Martin Luther King Date Request for Proposals Being Solicited

The City of Boulder Human Relations Commision and Youth Opportunities Advisory Board are soliciting Request for Proposals from local organizations that would like to participate in a coordinated City of Boulder Martin Luther King Day of activities on Jan. 18, 2016. Read more...

2015 Outstanding Youth Volunteer Awards Recipients Announced

Find out about the awards program, this year's recipients and view the Awards Ceremony video. See it all here...

Human Services Administrative and Planning Offices Have Moved!

The Human Services Administrative and Human Services Planning staff offices, formerly located at 1101 Arapahoe, 2nd Floor, have moved to 909 Arapahoe in Boulder.

Human Services information now on Channel 8's "Inside Boulder" TV show

The Human Services Department has 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.

Topics covered on the show include how to find child care in Boulder, help for seniors and caregivers, and information on homelessness in Boulder. See the current Channel 8 Program Schedule pdf, for "Inside Boulder" air times.

You may also view Human Services News on Channel 8.

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, Family Services, Community Relations 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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