Olivia’s Fund will provide financial assistance to anyone who lives or works in the Eagle River Valley to help pay for mental health and/or substance use services for up to six sessions per person per year. This Fund will cover anyone in need of behavioral health services, regardless of insurance or immigration status. To apply for assistance, please visit MountainStrong.org/PatientAccess and complete the Olivia’s Fund patient application in English or Spanish.
OTHER FINANCIAL RESOURCES:
A Way Out
Bright Future Foundation
Eagle County Health & Human Services: The Division of Health & Human Services provides income, nutrition and support services to those in need through federal, state and county funded programs.
Swift Eagle: Swift Eagle gives grants for personal and living expenses to people in crisis or hardship situations (people affected by COVID-19 may fall under this criteria). Applicants must be Eagle County residents for a minimum of one year to qualify for a grant. A person may receive only one grant. To apply, please visit Swift Eagle Charitable Fund, and follow the instructions.
Vail Valley Charitable Fund: Provides financial assistance to those suffering from a medical crisis or long-term illness. To apply, please visit the VVCF website and follow the instructions.
Vail Valley Salvation Army: Emergency financial assistance and food pantry contact 970-748-0704 for more information.
COVID-19 SPECIFIC RESOURCES
- Catholic Charities: Serves those in need in Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin Counties, Colorado. This includes basic necessities such as food and life-saving medication but also assistance with transportation, eviction prevention. Call 970-949-0405 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
- Eagle Valley Family Assistance Fund: It is the mission of the Eagle Valley Family Assistance Fund to provide constructive financial assistance, not otherwise available, for low-to-moderate income families in Eagle County. This fund intends to address the financial needs of working families and individuals who are unable to receive assistance from traditional methods and systems of economic assistance. EVFAF provides a supervised no-interest loan from a revolving fund. To apply, visit their website and download an application.
- Unemployment Benefits: Employees who are temporarily or permanently laid off from work or who have their hours reduced may be eligible for Unemployment Benefits. To apply, visit the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment website and follow the steps to file a claim.
- Eagle County Veterans Services: Some veterans may be eligible for veteran-specific assistance in the areas of housing (if homeless), rent, health care and resources for food and child care costs. Please contact Eagle County Veterans Services by phone for additional information at 970-328-9674.