Boulder Valley School District

Helpful Resources for Families

Boulder Valley School District wants all families to have access to helpful resources and supports.

Below you will find information about:

  • Key BVSD supports
  • Ways to get involved and stay informed
  • Who to contact if you need help
  • A wide array of community resources and services

Key BVSD Supports and Services


Don't know where to start? Contact the Family hotline at 720-770-0102 or via email at familias@bvsd.org or families@bvsd.org.

You can also start by calling your child's school front office. Contact information for all schools can be found here.

Get Involved and Stay Informed

Issues and Concerns

Discount fares are available for all seniors 65+, individuals with disabilities, Medicare recipients, and youth (ages 6-19). Children five years of age or younger ride free with a fare-paying adult (limit three children with each fare-paying adult). An income-based fare discount is available for qualifying riders who enroll in RTD’s LiVE Program.

Phone: 720-944-4347     
Email: DHS_RTD_LiVE@denvergov.org
Website: rtd-denver.com/fares-passes/discount-fares

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Services for survivors of domestic violence and their children. Their shelter continues to operate at this time. Currently they are also offering counseling and legal advocacy services through phone or video conferencing. If you or someone you know needs help with an abusive relationship, contact them: 

24/7 crisis and information line: 303-444-2424
Email: hotline@safehousealliance.org
Website: safehousealliance.org

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El Círculo de Bienestar Emocional (Emotional Wellbeing Circle) is a program for Spanish-speaking community members ages 18+ in need of emotional support or coaching and who are unable to otherwise access mental health services. CBE also offers workshops and group therapy, currently being conducted via Zoom.

Phone: 303-443-9899   
Email: elena@elcentroamistad.org
Website: elcentroamistad.org/

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Providers of harm reduction supplies (sterile supplies for injecting, smoking and snorting drugs, as well as overdose prevention materials), safe syringe disposal kiosks, and free HIV and hepatitis C testing to people who use drugs in Boulder County. They have offices in Boulder, Lafayette, and Longmont.

Phone 
Boulder: 303-444-6121
Lafayette: 720-564-2708 
Longmont: 720-864-6515

Website: bouldercounty.org/families/disease/the-works-program/

 

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A Queer Endeavor is a nationally recognized center for gender and sexual diversity in education. They support teachers and school communities to organize safer, more humanizing learning environments for LGBTQ+ youth, families, and staff. Aiming toward creating schools that are safer and more affirming of LGBTQ+ and gender-expansive youth, A Queer Endeavor seeks partnerships with educators and school communities to make “unworkable” the silence that historically has surrounded topics of gender and sexual diversity in education.

Phone: 303-492-8399
Email: aqueerendeavor@colorado.edu
Website: http://aqueerendeavor.org/

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Working independently and in collaboration, Out Boulder County facilitates connection, advocacy, education, research, and programs to ensure LGBTQ+ people and communities thrive in Boulder County and beyond.
They envision a world where LGBTQ+ people and communities thrive in an inclusive, equitable, just and connected world. 

Phone: 303-499-5777
Email: mmoore@outboulder.org (Mardi Moore)
Website: https://www.outboulder.org/

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The Education Committee is focused on the opportunity gaps between students of color, students in economic need, and students learning English. The committee addresses structural racism within our schools, including disproportionate discipline, bullying, and special education identification of students of color as well as advocating toward more equitable long-term outcomes and access. 

Phone: (720) 310-5165  
Email: alicia.graves@me.com 
Website: https://naacpbouldercounty.org/ 

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Boulder County provides services to our community members with respect and regardless of race, ethnicity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, political affiliation, age, religion, body shape, size, and ability. All people deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of citizenship status. In the link above, you will find immigrant resources that help Boulder County residents know their rights and where to get help.

Website: bouldercounty.org/government/about-boulder-county/immigrant-resources/

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The program offers up to $500 towards five individual counseling sessions (a maximum of $100 per session), or up to $875 towards five family counseling sessions (a maximum of $175 per session) and provides a pool of licensed providers from which to choose. Call or register online. They have had 60 new therapists join the panel and now have more than 100 therapists willing to see people at no cost.

Phone: 720-248-4686
Website: https://www.jewishfamilyservice.org/bcc

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Colorado House Bill 21-1258 established this temporary behavioral health services program to provide access to mental health and substance use disorder services for youth, including addressing needs that may have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is open to youth 18 years of age or younger or 21 years of age or younger if receiving special education services, and offers three free therapy sessions for youth.

Phone: 1-800-985-5990 
Email:
support@imattercolorado.org 
Website: https://imattercolorado.org/

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