Sol Center at Alta Verde

(970) 262-3888

Silverthorne & Breckenridge

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

In person: Mon., Tues., Thurs.
Virtual office : Wed.

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Family & Intercultural Resource Center​​​​​​​

Promoting Stable Families & Strong Communities in Summit County, Colorado Since 1994

Our Mission

Located in Summit County, Colorado, FIRC works to strengthen local families through education and financial resources. We believe strong sustainable families are the key to a strong and healthy community.

Mission: FIRC promotes stable families.

Vision: Envisioning a caring and thriving community.


  • We believe that with the proper tools, people can succeed as individuals, parents and community members.
  • We believe that strong families are the framework for strong communities.
  • We believe diversity makes for a richer community.
  • We believe that parents are the first and most important teacher to their children.

Flu and COVID Vaccine Information

COVID is still here! Protect yourself and your family by getting vaccinated for the flu and COVID. Please visit Summit County Public Health’s webpage for all the up to date information on where to find vaccination clinics, providers, and more in Summit County – here:

Frequently Asked Questions

We compiled our most common questions here to help you quickly find the information that you might need.

Can you help me find a place to live?

No, we aren’t able to help you find a place to live. Click here for resources for renters.

I can’t pay my rent or utility bill? What can I do?

You can call our front desk to make an appointment with a Casework for utility assistance 970-262-3888 or fill out an online application here.

How do I make donations to the Food Markets?

Please drop off non-perishable food donations at the Breckenridge Food Market (1745 Airport Road),  Silverthorne (251 W. 4th Street), of Dillon Food Market (340 Fiedler Ave). If staff is not on-site, there are large, brown bins for drop-offs. We appreciate your cooperation. 

How do I make a financial donation to FIRC?

There are several ways to make financial donations. Visit our Donate page for more information.

How do I make an appointment for health insurance enrollment help?

Use our online form (use zip code 80498) here or call 970-262-3888.

How do I check on my pending Community Emergency Rental assistance (CERA) application?

FIRC will contact all applicants via email or phone before the last week of the month regarding the status of your request. If you have more in depth questions, please call our front desk at 970-262-3888. For all DOLA applications, please contact DOLA directly and have your case number ready. Our front desk will not be able to assist with any DOLA information at this time.

Is the Thrift Store closed and are you accepting donations?

FIRC Thrift & Treasure is temporarily closed until we open our new building, the Sol Center, set to be completed in late 2025.

FIRC does accept winter coats, boots, hats, & gloves – that are in good condition – at our Silverthorne Office location only. 

Great organizations in Summit County may benefit from offerings that are in good shape, like Resaddled Thrift Store (please call 970-409-2565 before donating, and please note that they check items before accepting)Summit County Habitat for Humanity Restore, and For Pet’s Sake in Breckenridge. Keep in mind that many items may be repurposed, recycled, or need to go to SCRAP – Visit High Country Conservation Center for more information.

We appreciate the support we receive from the community. Thank you for your patience and kindness.

How do I place an order at the Food Market

If you have shopped with us before, you will need your username and password to place an order for Dillon or Breckenridge by using the following links:

If you are a new shopper, you will need to visit one of our two Food Markets during open hours and a staff member will create you an account and show you how to place your next order online. Please see our Food Market Page for hours and details.

Video Library

View our video library showcasing how FIRC is helping the community in Summit County thrive and have hope by means of various support services provided.

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Health & Wellness

Health insurance open enrollment

Health insurance open enrollment  We know that enrolling in health insurance can be confusing and frustrating! It doesn’t have to be and FIRC is here ...
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Health & Wellness

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Protect your family, protect our community Summit County Public Health offers multiple vaccine clinics and dates. Their website also lists partner locations throughout the County and ...
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Annual Report

FIRC Annual Report FY2022

In this report for FY2022, you can learn more about FIRC’s impact on the community, our financial status, and more. FIRC 2022 990 – Click here ...
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