Sister Carmen Community Center

Our Food Bank and Administrative Offices will be closed this weekend and reopening for regular business hours on Tuesday, January 18th. The Thrift Store will continue to be open to the public Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9:00am – 2:00pm, and open only to those affected by the Marshall Fire from 3:00pm – 5:00pm. The store will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day to all shoppers. Those affected by the Marshall Fire can still visit us at the Disaster Assistance Center (1755 South Public Road, Lafayette) on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 9:30am – 2:30pm. Services include short-term hotel or rental support, gift cards, gift certificates to our thrift store, and information on how to access our Food Bank.

If you have needs related to the wildfires, please call 303-665-4342 or stop by 655 Aspen Ridge Drive, Lafayette, 80026. This is ongoing crisis and needs are changing quickly. Click here to learn more about most up-to-date needs, whether that’s volunteers, food, funds, or otherwise. Please do not deliver items that have not been specifically requested. We are not accepting physical donations at this time. Please do not call to offer donations because we need to keep our phone lines open to those are in need of assistance.

As an essential service, Sister Carmen Community Center is committed to providing assistance to residents of Eastern Boulder County who are in need.

In order to keep supporting our community during the pandemic, we have taken steps to keep our staff, volunteers, participants, and the community at large safe and help prevent the spread of the illness. We are updating our policies to reflect best practices as provided by the CDC and Boulder County Public Health. Our current operations are as follows:

  • Masks are required for all individuals over the age of 2 in all Sister Carmen Community Center buildings.

If you are feeling unwell or are sick, please call (303) 665-4342 for services.


Sister Carmen Community Center (SCCC) is a non-religious agency that has supported the community since 1978.

Our mission is to provide assistance to residents of East Boulder County who are in need, without discrimination.


We promise to:
  1. Make SCCC a hate free zone.
  2. Serve without discrimination.
  3. Act and speak with honesty, accuracy, and truthfulness.
  4. Strive to understand and respect during all aspects of communication.
  5. Create a climate of caring and mutual understanding.
  6. Respect privacy and confidentiality.
  7. Accept responsibility for consequences of our own communication and actions–even if the impact was unintentional.

Because we are a non-religious organization, we rely on the generosity of community members.
SCCC is a 501c3 nonprofit agency and our tax identification number is 84-0820308.

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