Larimer County: Food, Housing and Basic Needs Resources

This page includes resources for basic needs of residents of Larimer County, Colorado. Whether you are looking for help with rent control, finding places to get food or crisis services, you can begin here.

You can find more resources available to all Coloradans here

Do you know of a resource missing from this page? You can suggest a resource to add with this form. 

Older Adult Help

A Little Help connects neighbors to help older adults thrive. Their services include transportation, snow removal, care calls and visits, caregiver respite, household and yard help, and intergenerational activities.

211 Colorado

211 Colorado is a statewide community resource connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more. Call 2-1-1 or Text your zip code to 898-211 (message and data rates apply). You can also access their web based search function for more help. is the most comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date aggregation of free and reduced-cost programs helping Americans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.



Fort Collins Delivery Network

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Fort Collins Delivery Network volunteers deliver essential items like groceries and other supplies to individuals and families in the Fort Collins area who are affected by the outbreak and cannot go out in public.  (970) 305-5880,


Food Bank of Larimer County

The Food Bank of Larimer County ensures that those in our community who are hungry have convenient access to free, healthy and nutritious food.

If you are unsafe or being abused by someone in your family or by a partner, call 9-1-1.
Domestic Violence

To get help call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or go to Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Child Abuse and Neglect

To report suspected child abuse or neglect call the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-844-CO-4-Kids. Learn more about child abuse and neglect and supports for families at


At-Risk Adults

To report concerns of mistreatment or self-neglect for an at-risk adult, contact Adult Protective Services at the local county human services office where the at-risk adult lives.

First Month’s Rent Assistance

Neighbor to Neighbor’s First Month’s Rent Assistance Program assists homeless and near homeless households in Larimer County, Colorado to attain affordable, sustainable housing.


Homelessness Prevention Initiative

The mission of the Homelessness Prevention Initiative is “to prevent homelessness before it starts by providing emergency rental assistance, financial management tools and supportive referrals to households within the Poudre School District.”


Heating Assistance

Through a partnership with the State of Colorado Department of Human Services, Goodwill administers the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program, also known as LEAP, which provides home heating assistance to households with income up to 60 percent of the Colorado State Median Income. 

Colorado Pet Pantry 

To find pet food and pantry locations visit Colorado Pet Pantry’s website

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