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.

Our Services

To get started select the type of service you need assistance with below our use our self-service navigator tool to help you connect with the service you need the most:

Volunteer Program

Volunteers keep our food markets open, our community fed and big projects and events running.

We’ve introduced a new tool to make signing up easier and more user-friendly. We greatly appreciate your support and understanding during these challenging COVID times. Please check back frequently as shifts pop up due to cancellations or as new opportunities arise. 

If you are interested in helping at the food market, sign up online by clicking the button below or email

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

We are now accepting limited donations of gently loved clothing and shoes at the Breckenridge Thrift & Treasure store (1745 Airport Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424) on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 AM – 3 PM. For more information click here

You can call our front desk to make an appointment with a Family Support Coordinator 970-262-3888 or fill out an online application here.

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 Fielder Ave). If staff is not on-site, there are large, brown bins for drop-offs. We appreciate your cooperation. 

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

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

Please contact your FIRC Family Support Coordinator directly via email or phone, or if you don’t know who your FIRC Coordinator is, 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.

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.


Listen to those in our community share how The Family & Intercultural Resource Center helped them.

News & Events

View our recent updates on programs, initiatives, community results, and upcoming events and programs.

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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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Annual report 2021
Annual Report

FIRC Annual Report for FY2021

In this report for FY2021, you can learn more about FIRC’s impact on the community, our financial status, and more.
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One Degree Summit County website launch

We’re excited to announce that the One Degree community resource website for Summit County is here! You can now find all the resources you need
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