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Marshall Fire recovery navigation services to end March 2024

Recovery Navigation services will end March 2024.
The Marshall ROC recovery center will remain open at
357 McCaslin Blvd, Suite 115-B, Louisville.

The Navigating Disaster for Boulder County program is dedicated to helping the people of Boulder County experience relief from disasters. You have enough to worry about. Let us guide you through the process of recovery. We’ll help you cut through the red tape to get the resources you need after a disaster.

Whether you lost your home, suffered smoke or wind damage, or have some other ongoing need related to the Marshall Fire, the Navigating Disaster for Boulder County program wants to connect with you and see how they can help.

The Recovery Navigator Program began on July 25, 2022

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RECOVERY NAVIGATORS

Recovery Navigators work one-on-one with individuals and families to provide a broad array of support, including:

  • applying to rebuilding grant funds: fund guidelinesfund application
  • applying to unmet needs grant funds: fund guidelinesfund application
  • access to financial planning resources
  • advocacy and connections to state and federal programs (DOLA, SBA, FEMA)
  • connections with local jurisdiction building departments
  • access to additional resources from area nonprofits
  • help developing individualized recovery plans
  • providing referrals to legal and insurance claims advisors
  • comprehensive recovery planning resources
  • mental health services

NOTE: If you’re planning on rebuilding, you can reach out to Recovery Navigators before you have applied/received a building permit, however they can only help you apply for rebuilding funds after the permit process has been started.

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Recovery Navigators provide confidential, personalized services for Marshall Fire survivors by appointment only, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., either virtually or in person at 357 McCaslin Blvd, Suite 115-B, Louisville.

To help us speed up your intake process and be best prepared to assist you, we kindly ask that you please complete our screening form. A Recovery Navigator will follow-up with you to assist with your recovery needs.

Or call 303-446-7782 or email: NavigatingDisasterBOCO@lfsrm.org
NOTE: A Recovery Navigator will contact you after you leave a message.

REBUILDING FUNDS

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Recovery navigators can help connect residents with available rebuilding funds for fire-destroyed homes allocated by state, federal and philanthropic sources. This process can be accessed on your own through the Impact Development Fund (IDF) or if you need help with the forms or the process, please contact recovery navigation.

frequently asked questions

When will the Recovery Navigation Program end?

Recovery Navigators will no longer provide assistance in March 2024.

Will the Recovery Center remain open after the Recovery Navigation Program ends?

Yes, the center will remain open.

How much does it cost to utilize the Recovery Navigator services?

Nothing. This service is free.

Do I have to have an appointment to see a Recovery Navigator or can I just walk-in?

Appointments to speak to a Recovery Navigator are preferred, but walk-ins will be served.

How long are the appointment times with a Recovery Navigator?

The average appointment with a Navigator is about an hour.

How often can I meet with my Recovery Navigator?

As often and for as long as needed to help you get through your recovery?

If I am rebuilding, do I have to have a building permit in order to schedule an appointment with a Recovery Navigator?

No. A permit is not required to schedule an appointment.  However, if you are planning to apply for Community Foundation rebuilding funds, you will need to be in the permit application process in order to access those funds.

About Us

The Navigating Disaster for Boulder County program is funded by Boulder County and the Community Foundation of Boulder County’s Boulder County Wildfire Fund. Boulder County is partnering with Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) on the administration of the program. LFSRM has implemented broad-based disaster recovery efforts to assist those affected by fires and other disasters in Colorado, since 1997. Other partners include the United Methodist Committee on Relief and Marshall ROC for the current space for the Recovery Navigators. Past initial partners included 211 Mile-High United Way Help Center and the City of Louisville who donated the initial space for the Recovery Navigators.

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