Programs and Impact
Families are Struggling in East Boulder County
Economic struggles affect us all from time to time; the loss of a job, an unexpected illness, divorce, and other life events. Many people we serve include the underemployed, newly unemployed, seniors, people with disabilities, young adults, families, and the largest group experiencing poverty–children.
The federal poverty line for a family of four is $24,600–that’s only $2,050 per month. The average rent cost in Boulder County is $1,424 per month, which means nearly all of your income could easily be used just to pay for housing (nevermind other necessities like food, electricity, or childcare).
Because poverty can be complex, we utilize a holistic and strength-based approach to support the entire family with critical services during a challenging time. Our programs and services include: