Boulder Valley School District

Support for Students

small group of students and teacher

In the Boulder Valley School District, we strive to support all students so that they feel safe and supported on a daily basis. There are times when students require additional support.

Immediate Support

Colorado Crisis Services

Support Line - 844.493.TALK (8255)

Colorado Crisis Text - text TALK to 38255

Colorado Crisis Chat - click here  

coloradocrisisservices.org/

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) Text Line

Text “BRAVE” to 20121

student in classroom

Supports through Schools

BVSD Schools have staff in different roles that help students with social/emotional and mental health needs. Schools also use a variety of different programs to support students. 

All School Programs and Supports

BVSD and Community Resources

It takes a village. Explore the BVSD and community resources below by these categories.

Mental Health Walk in Crisis Clinic

Mental Health Walk in Crisis Clinic
3180 Airport Rd
Boulder, CO 

303-447-1665 - Just call this number when you arrive at the clinic so they can let you in.

  • mental health
  • suicide
Colorado Crisis Services

Support Line - 844.493.TALK (8255)

Colorado Crisis Text - text TALK to 38255

Colorado Crisis Chat - click here  

coloradocrisisservices.org/

  • bullying
  • hotline
  • mental health
  • suicide
BVSD Academic Support Resources

Need support for your student during COVID/remote learning? See this BVSD Family Learning Hub page for resources to support your student.

  • Academic
BVSD Mental Health Resources

Find information about mental health and helpful resources on the BVSD Mental Health page.

  • mental health
COVID Social-Emotional Resources

During these times of stress and uncertainty as we navigate the 20/21 school year, it is essential to make sure we are taking care of our own, and our students', mental health. Explore the resources on this page to support you and your family members during this time .

  • COVID Resources
Violence Prevention

Find information about violence prevention and helpful resources on the BVSD Violence Prevention page.

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
  • violence
BVSD Suicide Prevention Resources

Find information about suicide prevention and helpful resources on the BVSD Suicide Prevention page.

  • suicide
BVSD Sexual Violence and Abuse Resources

Find information about sexual violence and abuse and helpful resources on the BVSD Sexual Violence and Abuse page.

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
  • Sexual violence
BVSD Substance Abuse Resources

Find information about substance abuse and helpful resources on the BVSD Substance Abuse page.

  • Substance Abuse
BVSD Grief and Loss Resources

Find information about grief and loss and helpful resources on the BVSD Grief and Loss page.

  • Grief&Loss
BVSD Bullying Resources

Find information about bullying and helpful resources on the BVSD Bullying page.

  • bullying
Trans Lifeline

Hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.

www.translifeline.org

1-877-565-8860

  • hotline
  • LGBTQ+ Support
The Trevor Project

24/7 crisis line, text, or online chat, resources and education programs.

www.TheTrevorProject.org

1-866-488-7386 or text

Trevor to 202-304-1200

 

  • LGBTQ+ Support
The Center

GLBT social and support groups, counseling services.

www.glbtcolorado.org

303-733-7743

 

  • LGBTQ+ Support
A Precious Child

A Precious Child assists children and families facing difficult life challenges such as abuse and neglect, crisis situations and poverty.

apreciouschild.org/

303-466-4272

  • Community
Community Food Share

Community Food Share is a food bank fighting hunger in Boulder and Broomfield Counties by providing access to fresh, nutritious food through local partners and its onsite and mobile pantries.

communityfoodshare.org/

303-652-3663

  • Community
FISH

FISH is a non-profit organization that provides food, emergency financial assistance and one-on-one mentoring support to Broomfield residents in need. 

broomfieldfish.org/

303-465-1600

 

  • Community
EFAA- Emergency Family Assistance Association

Food bank (for the elderly, families with children, and disabled). Assistance with rent, utilities & security deposits, gas vouchers, bus tokens, and medical expenses.

efaa.org/

303-442-3042

  • Community
Sister Carmen

Residents of East Boulder County residing in Lafayette, Louisville, Superior or Erie (in Boulder County) may qualify for services (including family education, advocacy, drive thru food bank, emergency financial). 

sistercarmen.org/community-assistance-sister-carmen/#tog

303-665-4342

 

  • Community
Judi's House

No-cost organization devoted to providing research-based care to grieving children and their families.

www.judishouse.org

720-941-0331

 

  • Grief&Loss
Gateway Battered Women's Shelter

Gateway’s 24-hour Crisis Line can be a victim’s first step towards making others aware of their situation and getting help.  Their Crisis Line is staffed with counselors and trained volunteers.

gatewayshelter.org

303-343-1851

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
Project Safeguard

Legal advocacy-clinics,permanent & temporaryprotection orders, assistance with divorce/custody issues.

1-888-673-3473

303-863-7416

Learn more

 

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
Family Tree

Counseling, divorce and separation, parenting classes, domestic violence, supervised parenting, and support groups.

www.thefamilytree.org

303-462-1060

 

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Advancing the well-being of all Coloradans through relationships free from abuse and oppression.

violencefreecolorado.org

303-831-9632

 

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
Safehouse Denver

Free services. Domestic violence safe shelter, emergency services, counseling and advocacy center, Spanish services.

www.safehouse-denver.org

24-hour Crisis and Information Line: 303-318-9979

 

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
Alternatives to Family Violence

Counseling and outreach services; young women’s support group; temporary shelter for girls up to 18 and boys up to 16.

hopehousecolorado.org

303-657-0064

24-Hour Crisis Line: 303-289-4441

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
SPAN Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence

SPAN is a human rights organization committed to ending violence against adults, youth and children through support, advocacy, education and community organizing. 

www.safehousealliance.org


24-Hour Crisis Hotline - 303.444.2424 or email: HOTLINE@SAFEHOUSEALLIANCE.ORG

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
24 Hour National Domestic Violence Hotline

Speak confidentially if experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources, or questioning unhealthy relationships.

www.thehotline.org

1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse
  • hotline
National Suicide Prevention

24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

suicidepreventionlifeline.org

800-273-8255

  • hotline
  • mental health
  • suicide
Community Reach Center

Child, youth and family services, outpatient counseling, case management, substance use, crisis services, housing, vocational services.

communityreachcenter.org

303-853-3500

  • mental health
Mental Health Partners

Outpatient, family services, substance use, community integration and rehabilitation, trauma, crisis services.

www.MHPColorado.org

303-443-8500

  • mental health
Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) Text Line

Survivors who have experienced sexual violence, and their loved ones can text “BRAVE” to 20121 to receive emotional support, advocacy, resources, and information about MESA’s services.

  • hotline
  • Sexual violence
Foster Care

The Boulder Valley School District is dedicated to ensuring that every student succeeds, including those under foster care.

SUPPORT FOR FOSTER CARE STUDENTS

  • Community
Special Needs

Every student learns differently. BVSD is committed to providing all students with the supports they need. We have created a continuum of services, designed to help the youngest learners to recent high school graduates.

CHILD FIND

GIFTED AND TALENTED

SPECIAL EDUCATION

  • Academic
Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Through the Multi-Tiered System of Supports, we provide more targeted and intensive help for students who need it -- both academically and social/emotionally.

  • Academic
Accommodations for Students under Section 504

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination based on disability.

For more information about accommodations under Section 504, click here.

  • Academic
Housing Crisis

The intention of the federal McKinney-Vento law and the Boulder Valley School District is to remove all barriers to enrollment, attendance, and academic success that children and youth who do not have permanent housing might face.

MCKINNEY-VENTO

 

  • Community