Community Resources & Assistance

Summit County and our partners provide supportive services to the community in a variety of forms, including food and meals, mental health care, transportation, and financial assistance. Please see below for a list of local resources.

Enroll in Local Programs

Summit County Health & Human Services - Summit County Human Services provides access to programs such as Food Assistance/SNAP and Medicaid or CHP+ as well as financial and energy assistance programs, to help our community remain healthy, safe, and self-sufficient.  

Summit County Public Health - SCPH provides support and assistance through several established programs including Women, Infants & Children (WIC), Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) and Early Intervention Colorado (EIC).  You can also find general info regarding Immunizations.

Colorado PEAK - Use PEAK to apply for or manage your medical, SNAP, cash or other State of Colorado benefits.

Additional Local Resources

FIRC, Family & Intercultural Resource Center - In addition to Food and Thrift Services, the FIRC also provides support services in health and wellness, family and parenting, housing and utilities, financial and other medical needs.  Please visit the FIRC website for more specific information on all programs.

One Degree – An interactive guide to find resources to meet your basic needs, or text 844-833-1334

Summit County Community & Senior Center The Summit County Community & Senior Center offers many services and volunteer opportunities including Care Support, medical transportation, Mountain Meals Program, and a variety of other Resources for Those 50+ Years Old, 

Mental Health Resources

Building Hope Summit County - Building Hope is a grassroots organization whose mission is to create a more coordinated, effective, and responsive mental health system that promotes emotional health, reduces stigma, and improves access to care and support to everyone in Summit County.

Colorado Crisis Services - Provides support counseling for you or a loved one. Mental Health Crisis line: 844-493-TALK or Text “TALK” to 38255

Health Care Resources

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911. 

There are many healthcare providers in Summit County. For those persons without health insurance, the Summit County Care Clinic accepts payment on a sliding scale based on ability to pay. COVID-19 treatments and vaccinations are widely available. State and Federal regulations provide that medical care may not be denied to those in need based on their financial or insurance status. 

For more information on other available resources and financial assistance programs, reach out to your healthcare provider or local urgent care.

Call a Nurse

Banner Health Free telehealth/nurse line available for all Colorado residents 844-259-9494 

Children’s Hospital Colorado Free telehealth/nurse line for parents 720-777-0123 

For Additional Resources across Colorado dial 211

2-1-1 helps fellow Coloradoans find vital services such as emergency shelter, food, rental and utility assistance, childcare, health care and more. By dialing 2-1-1 families and individuals can help when they need it most.

Summit County Service Provider Guide