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Housing & Human Services
Director Frank Alexander talks about the department’s focus areas in supporting our community
Community Partners Forum
On Thursday, August 31, 2017, the Boulder County Departments of Housing and Human Services and Community Services and Boulder County Public Health hosted a Community Partners Forum with over 50 leaders from across the county at the St. Vrain Community Hub in Longmont. Here is the report from that forum.
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Immigrant Resources for our Community
Boulder County has always placed a high value on inclusion. Visit for resources and services, immigrant rights supports, and legal information.
BCDHHS Featured in Governing Magazine
In summer 2016, Boulder County Housing and Human Services was featured in Governing Magazine for our visionary work in our community. The article focused in particular on our successful prevention-based, wraparound approach to supporting people in need.
Boulder County Housing & Human Services Featured in APHSA Annual Report
The American Public Human Services Association tracks innovation and transformation in the delivery of health, housing, and human services supports across the United States, and recently featured BCDHHS in its 2016 Annual Report (pages 10-11).
2016 CDC HUD ASTHO Convening: Cross-Sector Collaboration to Address Housing Instability
Throughout the country, health systems are beginning to partner with social service providers, local government agencies, and stakeholders from many other sectors to address the Social Determinants of Health. At a November conference in Atlanta, BCDHHS Director Frank Alexander had an opportunity to share his thoughts around how housing instability is closely linked with poor health outcomes, and the ways in which BCDHHS is integrating prevention-oriented supports to address this.
Governing Conference 2015
BCDHHS Director Frank Alexander was a keynote speaker at the 2015 Governing Health and Human Services Summit in Washington, D.C. He was asked to address this question: “How can HHS leaders coordinate systems integration, early intervention, and collective impact strategies to facilitate a new framework for sustainable change?”
Human Services Innovation
Please see these recent reports featuring Boulder County’s innovative approach to integrated human services delivery.
- Boulder County’s Prevention Oriented Approach Recognized as Visionary and Crucial
- What makes Boulder County a Community of Hope?
- Gaining Ground: A Guide to Facilitating Technology Innovation in Human Services
- Government Technology Magazine – Boulder County Colorado: Integrated Service Delivery
- Public CEO: The Technology Opportunity for Human Services
Boulder County Connect helps clients track and manage the supports they receive through Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services, from Food Assistance (SNAP) to Cash Assistance (TANF), and from Housing Choice Vouchers to Foster Care (and everything in-between). You can see the status of a case, find out if there are verifications needed, and even upload documents directly into the system.