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Human Services Planning

Human Services Planning

Our mission is to research, evaluate and implement innovative social policy through regional collaborative planning and community funding.

About the HSP

  • We work with many kinds of organizations to plan for the future needs of Boulder residents and provide support for the community to meet Boulder's current human service needs.
  • We coordinate the department’s planning processes for the Housing and Human Services Master Plan, community projects and coordination with other departments across the city.
  • We use national and state planning and policy perspectives to focus on issues that have strategic, local impact. We provide:
    • information about and analysis of community social and human service issues;
    • development of community solutions to social concerns;
    • policy analysis and development;
    • surveys and assessments of needs, trends and best practices
    • technical assistance for nonprofit organizations to build community capacity;
    • evaluation of city funding investments;
    • partnerships with community and government organizations to provide comprehensive, coordinated, integrated human services; and
    • funding to nonprofit organizations to support community services.