Wondering what to do in the wake of the Boulder County fires? CSU Extension has gathered a variety of resources based on insights from subject matter experts and fire survivors to provide guidance on the road to recovery. Download the “After the Disaster Guidebook – Boulder County” for useful emergency contacts, safety and mental health resources, tips for caring for your family and pets, and more. Download and share today.
- After the Disaster Guidebook – Boulder County ENGLISH
- After the Disaster Guidebook – Boulder County SPANISH
Boulder County is transitioning our Marshall Fire response, resources, and staffing from immediate emergency assistance to longer-term recovery. All organizations that have been at the Disaster Assistance Center in Lafayette will continue to provide services at their traditional locations and online, and some are relocating their disaster assistance work to the Marshall Fire Donations and Resource Center at Flatirons Crossing Mall in Broomfield (visit Disaster Assistance Center Resources for a full list of all organizations that have been at the Disaster Assistance Center).
Some federal and state operations, such as FEMA and the Small Business Administration, will remain onsite at 1755 S. Public Road in Lafayette. Read more about these changes.
Marshall Fire Financial Assistance expanding to help cover Loss of Work and Tools https://www.bouldercounty.org/news/marshall-fire-financial-assistance-expanding-to-help-cover-loss-of-work/
Red Cross: 1-800-417-0495
Mental Health Fire Crisis Hotline: 303-447-1665
Victim Assistance: 303-441-3656.
FEMA Assistance: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4634#local-resources
Disability and Disaster Hotline: 1-800-626-4959 Community members that who need additional support can call/or text.
General Recovery Websites
Marshall Fire Recovery Website – a comprehensive page with information about a range of resources including returning after a fire, insurance and FEMA, utilities, food assistance, housing, vital records, childcare, mental and emotional health, financial, and donations and volunteering: English and Spanish
Free Well Testing
People whose homes were impacted by the Marshall Fire can access free well water testing from Purdue University.
The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) gives food assistance to low-income households with food loss or damage caused by a natural disaster.
Due to the nature of the Marshall Fire, Boulder County has been approved for the D-SNAP benefits. Applications are accepted Jan 27- Feb 1. https://www.disasterassistance.gov/get-assistance/forms-of-assistance/5769
Boulder County Board of Health
Public Health Advisory Regarding Structural Fire Debris: https://boulder.extension.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2022/01/board-of-health-advisory-011022.pdf
Safe Clean Up After a Fire – Boulder County is working closely with FEMA and the municipalities to begin this phase, but individuals wanting to start clean up should NOT until more information about how to do so is released.