Grant for Co-responders for Law Enforcement

We are excited for the additional behavioral health specialists who will be helping law enforcement officers on crisis calls in Larimer County.  The $397,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Human Services will allow specialists to respond to calls in which a mental … Read More

Behavioral Health Grant Contract Signed

“The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today signed a contract for a grant award of $397,428 from the Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Behavioral Health to help fund the new Co-Responder Program in Larimer County. The funding gives … Read More

Resources for Rising Homeless Population

Homeward 2020, a City-wide think-tank dedicated to making homelessness “rare, short-lived and non-recurring,” defines as being homeless for six months or longer and has seen a rise in the numbers of people who are homeless. Fort Collins has a number … Read More

Collaboration opens up homes for 9 people living in poverty, homelessness

Neighbor to Neighbor turned three former group homes into shared housing, a model they hope can be used in the future to mitigate homelessness for at-risk populations. N2N partnered with Homeless Gear, SummitStone Health Partners and Disabled Resource Services to support homeless residents living … Read More

Outreach Fort Collins to expand in 2018

According to the Coloradoan, Outreach Fort Collins expects to expand its hours which will help increase its services due to a 73 percent increase in community need. They have an on-the-street, professionally staffed team to help build relationships with community … Read More

Larimer County law agencies seek grant to pair more counselors with officers

Funds will expand program to have counselors work with officers in Larimer County, Loveland, Fort Collins By Pamela Johnson - Reporter-Herald Staff Writer Local law enforcement agencies are hoping for a $362,000 grant to multiply the number of certified counselors … Read More

Loveland, Fort Collins police team up with behavioral health specialists

Not every person with a mental health issue who gets reported to police is engaged in criminal activity. Yet police are often called to respond to incidents where a person may need crisis assistance but not necessarily criminal justice intervention. … Read More