Family & Intercultural Resource Center

Strong Families
Strong Community.

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.

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Main Office Phone or Virtual Office Hours

      • To schedule a virtual appointment, please call our main office line at 970-262-3888. During the COVID-19 response we are not taking any in-person appointments.
      • Open Mondays through Thursdays – 8:00am – 5:00pm or by virtual appointment
      • Our food pantries and offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Nov. 27, in order to give our staff the opportunity to rest and recharge. The Thrift Store will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 – Saturday, Nov. 28.
      • We will be releasing a new rental program to assist those affected by COVID-19 closures and restrictions. We are working on the details and will release them as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

We are here for you

FIRC is working closely with community partners to provide families and individuals with the support needed to remain healthy during these uncertain times. We hope you find the following resources helpful. We will continue to update this page as things change during the coronavirus COVID-19 response. Please remember our staff is taking phone appointments for health insurance, mental health navigation, supportive services and parenting support. Please call 970-262-3888.
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We can help - We explain, assist and enroll

If you have lost your job or income, your premiums should go down or you may qualify for Medicaid. We provide free enrollment assistance to determine if you qualify for Medicaid, CHP+ or discounted plans for the Marketplace.
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Public Health, Testing, Food, Rental Assistance, Mental Health & ALMA, Parenting, Unemployment and Health Insurance Resources

FIRC Food Pantry is currently offering drive or walk thru services four days a week!

        • Breckenridge Food Pantry (1745 Airport Road Breckenridge. Behind the Thrift Store): Mondays and Wednesdays – Open from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
        • Silverthorne Food Pantry (251 W 4th Street in Silverthorne): Tuesdays and Thursdays – Open from 12:00pm-1:00pm
        • Special Evening Hours: Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm at the Silverthorne Food pantry ONLY
            • Non-perishable food donation drop-off is appreciated from 8:30am to 1:00pm Mondays & Wednesdays at the Breckenridge Food Pantry. Please leave on the table outside the door. If you have any other questions please email or 630-310-9277

Rental Assistance, Housing Counseling, Utilities Assistance, Medical Needs, Budgeting, Goal-Setting Support & More

Supportive Services focuses on helping people overcome the challenges caused by the high cost of living in Summit County and the COVID pandemic. The purpose of our programs are to assist you with setting goals, one-on-one budgeting and establishing connections to community resources.
We provide education and support to ensure families’ basic needs are met to help you thrive.
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FIRC’s Mental Health Navigators can help you move through the barriers and confusion of accessing mental health supports.
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Peer-to-Peer Support Network

FIRC’s ALMA (Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma) peer-support program is for Latina and Hispanic women who are going through hard times by matching them with other
women who have faced similar challenges who understand.
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Summit Thrift & Treasure

  • Shop in Dillon – Open Tuesdays through Saturdays 11am-5pm
  • Masks must be worn to enter the store
  • We are accepting donations on Saturdays in Dillon from 11:00am-3:00pm
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    FIRC has experienced a significant increase in the need for our services

    • This report reveals how the need for FIRC’s services has changed from pre-COVID to Safe at Home and Safer at Home.

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    Families of Summit County

    Read stories from local families who have made Summit County home. Learn about the different ways FIRC has helped make their dreams of raising their children in the mountains a reality.

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    Serving Summit County, Colorado

    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.

    People Served Every Year


    Helping people achieve stability.

    By providing education and support, we can help families set and achieve goals so they can be stronger parents and members of our community.
    • “I believe that being a stronger parent raises a stronger child."
      Attendant of the Parenting of Teens class