The Town of Frisco and the Summit County community have a variety of assistance available to individuals who may need a little bit of extra support, including rental assistance, food assistance, local mental and physical health resources and a list of employers currently hiring.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado Department of Local Affairs’ Division of Housing (DOH) has launched emergency rental assistance programs for both landlords and tenants. Visit the Division of Housing’s Emergency Rental Assistance webpage for more information and to apply.
There are several resources in Frisco and Summit County to help employees and community members with their long-term housing needs.
While COVID-19 expanded unemployment benefits have expired, you can still apply for regular unemployment benefits with the State of Colorado.
Step 1: Collect any income-related information like pay stubs, etc.
Step 2: Fill out an application online.
Step 3: Review your claim before submitting it and write down your payment request dates.
Go online or call (303) 318-8000 or complete a request support Mon – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Breckenridge: 1745 Airport Rd, across the street from FIRC’s Breckenridge Administrative Office. Back of the building of FIRC’s Summit Thrift & Treasure thrift store. Located 50 feet from the Airport Auto Repair Freeride Bus Stop on the Yellow Route.Wednesday 11:00 – 6:00 pm
Dillon Community Food Market: 340 Fiedler Avenue, Dillon CO 80435 (former location of Dillon Thrift & Treasure store). Tuesdays 11:00 am – 6:00 pm and Thursdays 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Food Bank of the Rockies Mobile Food Pantry: Silverthorne FIRC, 251 W. 4th Street, Silverthorne, CO 80498. In partnership with Smart Bellies. open the 4th Thursday of the month starting at 10:00 am.Distribution includes 8-15 items, including refrigerated and frozen products, protein, canned goods, fresh produce, and dairy. Please call 970-368-2848 for more information.
The Summit County Community & Senior Center – Call 970-668-2940 for more information:
In January 2022, Frisco Town Council approved a child care tuition assistance program for residents who live and/or work within the Ten Mile Basin to better retain the community’s character by supporting local residents to live, work, and raise their families in this community. The Town of Frisco, in partnership with the Town of Breckenridge, will be managing the Town of Frisco Tuition Assistance applications. The Frisco application is hosted under the Town of Breckenridge’s Survey Monkey Apply platform. Child care assistance is limited to households that:
The application is open through March 31, 2022, and any tuition assistance will apply to child care costs from May 2022 through August 2023.
Summit Pre-K Program (managed by Early Childhood Options) was established when Summit County voters approved measure 1A in 2018. The Summit Pre-K Program (SPK) helps offset the high cost of quality preschool for all Summit County 4-year olds in the year before they enter Kindergarten. Many local households qualify for this incredible program, in addition to Frisco’s Child Care Tuition Assistance Program. More information, including how to apply is available at EarlyChildhoodOptions.org.
Connect for Health Colorado is an nonprofit health insurance marketplace whose mission is to “increase access, affordability, and choice for individuals and small employers purchasing health insurance in Colorado.” Visit connectforhealthco.com for more information and enroll.
All community members are strongly encouraged to get tested if they have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for the virus. Community testing for COVID-19 provides critical information and data to public health officials. Testing helps stop the spread of the COVID-19.
Visit Summit County’s COVID-19 Testing page for additional information about testing locations, the at-home testing program, and quarantine requirements.
Summit County encourages ALL individuals to receive the vaccine. All individuals age 12 and older are now eligible. Individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Vaccines are currently widely available and easy to schedule. Please visit Summit County Government’s Vaccination page to find out when and where to get the vaccine.
Below are resources and emergency assistance opportunities for workers in the hospitality and domestic industries.
National Domestic Workers Alliance Coronavirus Care Fund provides emergency assistance for home care workers, nannies and house cleaners.