Shelter ➟ Support ➟Housing
Are you an adult, (18 or older), experiencing homelessness in Boulder County?
If you need a safe place to sleep and access to meals, showers, and basic support services, your first step to receiving services from Boulder County or the cities of Boulder or Longmont is to call Coordinated Entry. This is a required step for anyone seeking homeless-related services!
What happens at Coordinated Entry?
You will meet with a staff person and complete a brief assessment. Based on the information gathered through the assessment you will be referred to the local service provider that can best support your needs. CE is available in both Boulder and Longmont. Services include shelter, help identifying housing options, basic-needs services, case management, and more.
* Note: You must call at least 30 minutes before they close, at either location, to have time to complete the assessment.
Boulder Contact Info: Call 303-579-4404 – or walk up, in person, at the Age Well Center, 909 Arapahoe, Boulder, CO 80302
M, W, TH, F: 10am-4pm / Tues : 12 – 4pm
Longmont Contact Info : Call (720) 453-6096 M-F (12-7pm)
Or walk-in: M, T, Th, F (12-5pm) at HOPE – 804 S.Lincoln St / Weds. 12-5pm 1335 Francis St
What if I need help after Coordinated Entry hours?
You may go to the Boulder Shelter (4869 N. Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304). Our Intake Hours are 5:00pm and 7:00pm. You will be able to stay one night and then you will be required to complete the coordinated entry assessment to receive additional services including overnight shelter.
¿Necesita un lugar seguro para dormir, abrigo o ayuda con las necesidades básicas?
Cómo acceder a los servicios para adultos sin hogar en el condado de Boulder.
¿Es usted un adulto sin hogar (mayor de 18 años) sin niños en su hogar? Su primer paso para recibir servicios del condado de Boulder o de las ciudades de Boulder o Longmont es llamar y realizar la CE (entrada coordinada). Este es un paso obligatorio para cualquier persona que busque servicios relacionados a las personas sin hogar. Hablará con un miembro del personal y realizará una breve evaluación. Con base en esta información, se le derivará a los servicios más adecuados según sus necesidades.
La CE (entrada coordinada) está disponible tanto en Boulder como en Longmont. Los servicios incluyen abrigo; ayudar a identificar opciones de vivienda, servicios para atender necesidades básicas, administración de casos y más.
La entrada coordinada se realiza solo por teléfono:
Boulder: lunes, miércoles, jueves, y viernes 10 am a 4 pm, (Martes 12 pm a 4 pm), 303-579-4404
lame: M-F 12-7(720) 453-6096
en persona: Lun, Mar, Jue, Vier 12-5pm a HOPE 804 Lincoln St.
Mier.12-5pm 1335 Francis S
¿Qué pasa si necesito ayuda después de las horas de CE?
Puede ir al Abrigo de Boulder de 5 a 7 pm Debe completar la evaluación en el próximo horario disponible para acceder a servicios futuros.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I access Shelter services?
Those seeking Shelter services must first go through the Coordinated Entry Screening. See Coordinated Entry, above.
How can I get between downtown Boulder and the Shelter?
There is a free bus available every day:
5:00pm from 11th & Walnut directly to the Shelter
8:00am from the Shelter back to 11th & Walnut.
RTD Bus Lines: SKIP and 204
Does the Shelter help residents find jobs?
The Shelter works closely with Workforce Boulder County and Ready to Work, that provide employment and employment training to those seeking employment.
How can I reach someone staying at the Shelter?
The names of residents who stay at the Shelter are kept confidential. Anyone wishing to contact someone they believe to be staying at the Shelter may call the resident voice mail box at 303-468-4324 and leave a message that will be posted, or they may call the Shelter’s main number at 303-442-4646 and a Shelter staff member will take a message and post it.
Where do Shelter residents go during the day?
The Shelter is closed to residents between 8am and 5pm, with a few exceptions such as residents who do service work. Many Shelter residents have employment and they go to work during the day. Others are looking for work or training for new jobs.
Where is the Shelter located?
Please see Map & Directions section below
Map & Directions
More Community Resources
In addition to the services provided by the shelter, these agencies offer many types of services for residents of Boulder County. For a complete up-to-date, printable Community Resources List Click Here.
TGTHR (formerly Attention Homes) Emergency Shelter
3080 N. Broadway
5:30pm-9:30am M-F, 5:30pm-10:30am Sat & Sun
Emergency overnight shelter for up to 12 homeless youth ages 12-20 with access to aftercare services.
TGTHR Drop-In Day Center – The Source
Access to showers, hygiene products, food, clothing, education, medical care and other supportive services for youth 12-24.
Longmont—location changes nightly
Twenty-five beds for adults on winter nights mid-November thru mid-March or when weather conditions are met. Hosted by rotation of community congregations. There is an interview and application process.
Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA)
1575 Yarmouth Avenue
M/Tu/Th/F 9:30am-4:30pm, Wed 12-4:30pm
Rent & utility assistance to needy families, the elderly and disabled. Short term housing and services to support families. Intake with caseworker needed to use services.
Safe House Progressive Alliance for Non-Violence
24 hour crisis line: 303.444.2424
Serves victims of domestic violence, providing safe shelter, legal assistance, education and counseling. Intake needed, call for information.
H.O.P.E.—Homeless Outreach Providing Encouragement
- Outreach Center: 804 S. Lincoln Street, Longmont, 80501
- M,T, Th, Fr 12-5pm
Mobile outreach unit providing emergency supplies and transport to shelter in all conditions, overnight shelter, safe parking, and more.
Clinica Family Health Services (People’s Clinic)
2525 13th Street
Drop in Tuesday 8:00-10:30, Thursday 2:00-4:00
Primary care medical practice for Boulder’s underserved.
4155 Darley Avenue Boulder
877 South Boulder Road Louisville
1775 Princess Drive Longmont
Oral health care and outreach for low income and uninsured residents of Boulder and Broomfield counties. Accepts Medicaid and CHP+.
Mental Health Partners/Ryan Wellness Center
Emergency Psychiatric Services 24-hour line 303.447.1665
Counseling services, onsite pharmacy.
Addiction Rehab Resources in Colorado
Comprehensive listing of addiction rehab facilities by city in Colorado.
Mental Health Partners/Addiction Recovery
3180 Airport Road
24-hour Walk-in Crisis Center and Addiction Recovery, detoxification and both in- and outpatient substance abuse treatment services.
2118 14th Street Boulder
HIV prevention education and care services including case management, housing assistance, support groups and advocacy to residents of Boulder county. Free needle exchange M-F, 2-5pm
Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services
SNAP (food stamps), TANF, Medicaid, countywide rental assistance, public housing and housing support services to low-income families, seniors, veterans and people with disabilities. Child welfare services, family driven intervention and prevention services for families in crisis, foster care and adoption services.
4800 N. Broadway Boulder
Providing affordable, high quality housing options to Boulder residents.
6000 Spine Rd., #101
Affordable homes, inexpensive rentals and low-income housing in Boulder and Longmont.
515 Kimbark Street, Suite 107, Longmont
Transitional housing and associated services to homeless individuals and families with the goals of helping them achieve self-sufficiency.
Boulder Social Security Office
4949 East Pearl Circle Suite 101
M,T,Th,F 9am-4pm, W, 9am-12pm
Community Table Dinners: Monday – Friday 4:45 – 6:00pm @Grace Commons Annex – 1603 Walnut in Boulder
Ready to Work Program: Paid transitional work as a stepping stone to mainstream employment. Transitional housing available. Commitment to a 9 – 12 month program with supportive services.
Trinity Lutheran Church (2200 Broadway, Boulderr).
Free clothing bank, 9.30-10.30am Thursdays.
4830 Pearl St., Boulder
Supplemental food pantry for clients with and without kitchens.
Those with kitchens can shop weekly, M-F 9-11am & Th Eve 4:30-6:30pm. Those without kitchens are invited to shop daily, M-F 12-2pm.
650 S. Taylor Avenue Louisville
Boulder and Broomfield counties’ primary food pantry. Offers assistance to families and provides food to smaller organizations and food pantries.
Sister Carmen Community Center
655 Aspen Ridge Road, Lafayette
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm (closed 12-1 for lunch)
Food pantry, rent, utility, security deposit, prescription assistance, clothing, transportation and case management to residents of Louisville, Lafayette, Erie and Superior.
220 Collyer St., Longmont
Drop-in Mon-Sun for emergency food and supplies, breakfast, lunch, clothing bank for residents of greater Longmont area. Call to schedule an appointment for rent and utility assistance, housing and employment referrals, family law resources, substance abuse, health care, mobility and dental health access.
4999 Pearl East Circle Suite 106 Boulder
Submits claims for benefits to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Open M-F 7:00am-5:00pm.
5755 Central Ave., Boulder
515 Coffman, Longmont
Offers a variety of services to job seekers including computer access, printing, fax, phones, workshops, search assistance and job placement.
Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
4875 Pearl East Circle Suite 301, Boulder
351 Coffman, Ste. 216, Longmont
Assists people with disabilities prepare for, obtain and maintain work.