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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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.
Food, Public Health, Parenting, Mental Health, Health Insurance Resources for the COVID-19 Response

Food, Public Health, Parenting, Mental Health, Health Insurance Resources for the COVID-19 Response

We have gathered details around many of the resources you need to manage these uncertain times.
Donate Today

Donate Today

  • In efforts to provide locals with the basic needs of food, housing, access to mental health and healthcare support, FIRC’s staff has quickly reorganized to address this unprecedented demand. We continue to meet the changing needs of the community. Thank you to all of the donors who are making our work possible. Donations allow us to keep providing this work.

FIRC Food Pantry Hours - We are offering drive or walk thru services

      • 12:00-1:00p.m.
      • 1745 Airport Road Breckenridge. Behind the Thrift Store.
      • 12:00-1:00 p.m.
      • Special Evening Hours Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 p.m.
      • 251 W. 4th Street Silverthorne
      • NEW WEEKEND MEAL BOX LOCATIONS: Saturday and Sunday 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    • Breckenridge: 1095 Airport Road, Public Works, Bay #28
    • Frisco: Walmart Parking Lot
    • Dillon: Dillon Valley Elementary
    • Silverthorne: Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway
    • If you want to make non-perishable food donations please drop them off between 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday at the Summit Middle School. Please drive round the back past the basketball court. This is our food preparation area during the COVID response. Please leave on the table outside the door. If you have any other questions please email Caitlinj@summitfirc.org
      • 630-310-9277

Phone/Virtual Office Hours

      • For appointments with Supportive Services, Access to Care or Families United, please call during our virtual office hours. To encourage social distancing during the COVID-19 response we are not taking any in-person appointments.
      • Please call9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or by appointment
      • 970-262-3888

Shop in Dillon, Donate in Breckenridge.

Shop in Dillon, Donate in Breckenridge.

Summit Thrift & Treasure Limited Hours

Shop in Dillon by appointment on Tuesdays-Fridays. Call 970-262-3888. Donate clothing and shoes at the Breckenridge store on Thursdays and Fridays.
We are sending out special parenting texts during the COVID crisis. Sign up to receive text alert with parenting tips and information.

We are sending out special parenting texts during the COVID crisis. Sign up to receive text alert with parenting tips and information.

Parenting Support

Texts on HEALTH & NUTRITION | BEHAVIOR | RELATIONSHIPS | SUBSTANCE ABUSE | RESILIENCE | COMMUNITY EVENTS
Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance

Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance

We can help

Special Enrollment Period until April 30. 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.
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.
Early Childhood Support

Early Childhood Support

Parenting Support for children ages 0-5

FIRC offers a variety of resources for parents with children ages 0-18. Our staff empowers parents to provide a safe and nurturing
environment during the most critical years of development, which results in school readiness, emotional wellbeing and lifelong success.
The Families United program offers free home visits for parents with children ages 0-5. The visits focus on improving the parent-child bond and giving parents the support and education to be the best teacher for their child.
Parents with children ages 0-18

Parents with children ages 0-18

Parenting Workshops and Support

FIRC offers a variety of resources and support for parents with children ages 0-18. Our staff empowers parents to provide a safe and nurturing environment during the most critical years of development, which results in school readiness, emotional well-being and lifelong success.
The Parent Engagement program provides parents with school-aged children with the education and support to improve communication, address issues and help your child become a successful adult.
Family Support

Family Support

Housing, Medical, Budgeting and Goal-Setting Support

Family Support focuses on helping people overcome the challenges caused by the high cost of living in Summit County. 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 of housing, food, physical and mental health are met to help you thrive.
Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support

Connection to mental health resources and connection events

FIRC is home to the Building Hope Initiative to help people struggling with mental health access the care and support they need.
FIRC Food Pantry available in Silverthorne & Breckenridge

FIRC Food Pantry available in Silverthorne & Breckenridge

Food Assistance

The high cost of living in Summit County makes it difficult for people to afford the basic needs. FIRC’s Food Assistance programs help over 4,000 people keep food on the table each year.
FIRC's owned and operated thift stores

FIRC's owned and operated thift stores

Summit Thrift & Treasure

When you shop or donate at Summit Thrift and Treasure stores, you are helping to support FIRC’s programs. Our stores offer an affordable shopping option for the community.
Donate Today

Help us provide the education and support families need to give children the best start to life and remain living and working in Summit County. Your gift helps us strengthen families and our community.

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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

4300

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