our work

The Family and Intercultural Resource Center has been serving Summit County, Colorado, since 1993 in the ways of parenting education, emergency assistance and community support, a food bank, cultural integration and an affordable thrift store. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit working to build strong families and a strong community by providing people with the tools and education to be successful parents and community members.

3500

clients served every year

150

children receiving free home visits

1000

parents taking classes

Strong Families. Strong Community.

How FIRC strengthens families

Through education and support, FIRC helps families make healthy choices and provide an environment for children to thrive. By strengthening families, we are strengthening the community.

OUR MISSION: FIRC promotes stable families.

  • Ability to provide basic needs and obtain financial independence
  • Access to healthcare and mental health services
  • Social networks and friends
  • Strong parenting skills and the ability to spend quality time with family
  • Feel a sense of community
  • Ability to set and achieve goals

FIRC Programs that Promote Stability

Families United:

  • Kindergarten Preparation
  • Home Visitation for children ages 0‐5
  • Parenting Education
  • Connection to Resources
  • Social Connections

Community Support:

  • Long‐term goal setting
  • Insurance Enrollment
  • Financial Assistance to prevent
    homelessness
  • Foreclosure Counseling
  • Budgeting Classes
  • Connection to Resources

Healthy Families:

  • Education to support healthy choices
  • Parenting Classes
  • Parenting engagement resources
  • Nutrition and Cooking Classes
  • Life Skills Classes

Overall Impact:

When parents are able to overcome hard times they can focus on caring for their children. When children feel supported, they are more successful. When families are strong they can contribute to the success of our community.