Refer your patients to programs, services, and resources provided by Boulder County government. Learn about ways to improve the health and wellness of your patients.
Patient Referrals for Health Care Providers
Services & Programs for Referral
|Pregnant & parenting teens
|The GENESIS program promotes healthy parenting practices within teen parent families in Boulder County. Services are provided to teen parents from pregnancy through the child’s third birthday.
|The Nurse-Family Partnership is a home visitation program for women during their first pregnancy and throughout the first two years of their children’s lives.
|Families from pregnancy through child’s 5th birthday
|WIC (Women, Infants, & Children)
|WIC promotes and maintains the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women and infants and children by providing supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition and breastfeeding education, and referrals to other health and nutrition services.
|Families struggling to afford nutritious foods.
|SNAP (Food Stamps)
|Some families struggle to afford nutritious healthy food. Food assistance can help lift people out of poverty and improve health outcomes.
|Peer Support Groups
|LGBTIQA+ youth ages 13-18
|OASOS offers positive support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, and asexual youth ages 13-17 including peer youth support groups, leadership opportunities, advocacy, clinical referrals, and a chance to meet other LBGTIQA+ youth.
|Peer Support Groups
|LGBTIQA+ people who are seniors
|The Area Agency on Aging is committed to serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender elders in Boulder County.
|Breastfeeding service providers
|Boulder County Public Health maintains a list of clinical specialists and service providers that are trained to help patients who are struggling with breastfeeding. Specialists include lactation consultants, clinicians who can treat tight frenula, cleft pallate, and children with special breastfeeding needs.
|People struggling with or concerned about substance use
|Substance Use Evaluations
|Using formal assessment tools, evaluations gather and review substance use and bio-psychological history. Evaluations are comprehensive and include a review of a client’s protective factors as well as risk factors. Findings and recommendations are provided in a written report.
|Families of children with special needs
|Children with Special Needs
|The Children with Special Needs (CSN) Program assists families of children with special health care needs from birth – age 21 by providing care coordination for families of infants and children who were born prematurely or have special health care needs.
|Families with young children
|Home Visitation Programs
|Boulder County has a variety of home visitation programs that are tailored to a families’ needs.
|Caregivers of older adults
|AAA Caregiver Programs
|Caregiver Programs provide a variety of services for family caregivers, from special events to information and referral. Programs are offered to caregivers of any age who assist a person age 60 or older (or of any age if the person has dementia).
|Elder Rights & Long-Term Care Ombudsman
|The Boulder County Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) Program is a free, confidential service for residents of nursing homes and assisted living homes.