Links to other Vail Valley resources


2011 - 201e


Compiled by the

Eagle County School District Head Start and Colorado Preschool Program

P.O. Box 4212, Eagle, Colorado 81631 (970) 328-3942




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On Line Resource Directory: 


Ambulance Service:   EMERGENCIES 911


Law Enforcement Agencies:   EMERGENCIES dial 911

v  Eagle County Sheriff  328-8500

v  Public Safety Communications Center- Main Dispatch: 479-2200

v  Avon Police Department: 748-4040

v  Eagle Police Department 328-6351 – If you need to speak with an officer or have a non-emergency call for the police, call the Central Dispatch number: 479-2200

v  Jail Control Room in Eagle: 328-8564

v  Minturn Police Department: 827-4272

v  Vail Police Department 479-2200 Communication Center (any request for an officer in Eagle County)

v  State Patrol Dispatch in Craig 970-824-6501

v  Crime Stoppers 328-7007 (To report information on any crimes or criminals anonymously and for monetary   awards)


Road Conditions Report:  479-2226 - For Eagle County and I-70 Corridor

Colorado Road and Weather Conditions Report: 1-877-315-7623 ( )

Fire Department

v  Eagle River Fire Protection District (Camp Hale thru Wolcott): 970-748-9665

v  Gypsum Fire Department: 524-7101

v  Greater Eagle Fire Protection District: 328-7244

v  Vail Fire Department: 479-2250

v  Edwards: 926-2160 (Battalion Chief on duty)

Poison Control:
1-800-222-1222.  (Spanish and English)

Clerk and Recorder
:         Avon - 748-2000                 Hours 7:30 am - 5 pm   

Eagle - 328-8723, 328-8717 Hours 7:30 am – 5 pm

Assessors (look up properties and property taxes etc)/Motor Vehicle Registration/ License Plates/ Title Applications/ Marriage Licenses/ Handicap tags/ Voter Registration/ Bill of Sale (If you don’t have a title on hand).

Eagle Chamber of Commerce
:  P.O. Box 964 Eagle, CO - 328-5220, Fax – 328-1120.  Business information operates Information Center for newcomers, tourists, including things to do, activities, etc. Business Community, Local Community Events, different businesses, and phone books. 


Eagle Information Center:  100 Fairgrounds Road, Eagle, CO 328-6464   (General community information) in Vail 477-4001.


Vail Valley Partnership / Chamber/ Tourism Bureau: 101 Fawcett Road, Suite 240

Avon, CO 81620       (970) 476-1000        Open Weekdays 9am-5pm

Colorado Driver’s License and ID Cards:

Glenwood Springs - Glenwood Springs Mall, 51027 Hwy 6 & 24, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (970) 945-8229

Frisco - Summit County Commons Building, 037 Summit County Rd., #1005 Frisco, CO 80443

M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (970) 668-5015


Eagle County Health and Human Services

  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps
  • TANF
  • Family Planning
  • Housing Services
  • Utility Discounts (LEAP)
  • CCCAP (Child care expenses assistance)
  • Child Support Collection
  • Child and Adult Protective Services
  • Foster Care
  • Immunizations
  • Prenatal Services
  • WIC
  • Early Childhood Services including
    • Early Head Start
    • Bright Beginnings
    • Nurse Family Partnership

Avon 100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. 107 P.O. Box 3419 Phone: 970-949-7026 Fax: 970-949-8120

Eagle 551 Broadway P.O. Box 660 Phone: 970-328-8840 Fax: 970-328-8829
Edwards 35520 US Hwy 6 81632 Phone: 970-328-2601 Fax: 970-328-2602

Post Offices:

Avon - 949-4057       Bond - 653-4287       Burns - 653-4237

Eagle - 328-6828      Edwards - 926-3847  Gypsum - 524-9686

McCoy - 653-4302     Minturn - 827-5266   Red Cliff - 827-4219

Vail - 476-1494         Wolcott - 926-5417

Eagle County Sheriff’s Office/Victim’s Assistance
:     328-8544; 328-8542

Provides on-scene support to victims of crime through assistance and referral. 24-hour service. Volunteer training program.

American Red Cross/ Disaster Relief
:   712 Castle Dr. Eagle, CO - (888) 545-7800, 328-3044 Training for emergency response. First Aid, CPR. Help for individuals and communities.


Town Agencies: Questions regarding the infrastructure of the town or local government

Avon 748-4000
Eagle 328-6354              

Gypsum 524-7514
Minturn 827-5645
Red Cliff 827-5303
Vail 479-2100


Traveler’s Aid:    479-2200 (through the Vail Police Department). Helps with lodging, food, gas or a bus ticket; Public Communications Center.


The Salvation Army: 748-0704 Provides emergency assistance including food, rent, utilities, transportation, and basic emergency services. Coordinates annual Adopt a Family and Holiday Food Basket programs PO Box 2183, Edwards, CO. 81632.


Vail Mountain Rescue: Emergencies: 911 Business: 926-6770 Off road emergencies in Eagle County, Duty Mission Coordinator 479-2200


The Bright Futures Foundation Eagle County:

CRISIS: 949-7086 (24hr response): Office 949-7097 PO Box 2558, Avon CO 81620.

Intervention services for domestic violence and sexual assault. 24 hour service. Training program for volunteers. Child/Youth Mentorship Program and Court Watch. 

Eagle County Animal Services
:   1400 Fairgrounds Rd. Eagle CO 81631 (970) 328-3647 for animal control and animal shelter. Monday to Saturday 9-5 PM




CASA: Court Appointed Special Advocates
: 330 Fiedler Ave. Suite 207 PO Box 2092 Dillon, CO 970-513-9390. Organization that recruits and trains volunteers to support court appointed families and children involved in abuse and neglect cases.


Health and Human Services 328-8840 Assistance with childcare costs for low- income working families.


Child Find: 328-3750 Free developmental, vision & hearing testing for children 6 months to 6 years.

Child Support Enforcement
: 1.800.225.6136, 328-8600 Helps people establish paternity, support payments from parents that aren’t paying.

State website

Eagle County Buddies Program at the Bright Future Foundation
:   949-7097

A comprehensive adult/youth-mentoring program for at-risk children aged 6-18.

Eagle County School District Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) In Conjunction with the Eagle County Head Start Program: Call Shelly Smith, Director -
328-3942 Through funding from the State of Colorado, CPP provides a preschool experience and other services to children age 3 by October 1 and who have qualifying risk factors.


Eagle County School District Head Start Program 328-3942. Contact: Shelly Smith, Director.  This program provides a preschool experience and other services to families of children ages 3-5 years old.  P.O. Box 4212, Eagle, CO 81631.  Fax: 970-328-2997

Eagle County Early Childhood Services:
 328-2601 Through the Department of Health & Human Services, programs include early childhood services for pregnant mothers and children age 0-3 yrs; Spectrum of Home Visitation Services including Colorado Bright Beginnings EHS and Parenting Education. PO Box 660 Eagle, CO 81631


Snowboard Outreach Society: 926.9292 This youth organization serves underprivileged and adjudicated youth by providing youth mentoring thru snowboarding lessons. Clothing and equipment is provided. Focus is on building positive relationships and good character. Continued mentoring is offered to graduates of these two programs.


Meet the Wilderness: 926-9376 An Adventure-based/Life skills program that introduces youth and adults to the spectacular world of the Colorado backcountry and the beautiful world of themselves and others around them.


Women, Infant and Children Nutrition (WIC):  

Eagle 328-8840, Avon 949-7026, El Jebel: (970) 704-2760, Edwards 328-8840 Located at the Eagle County HHS offices. Provides nutrition counseling and vouchers for the purchase of nutritious foods.   Spanish and English are spoken at all offices.


Vail Youth Services: 700 S. Frontage Rd. East Vail, CO 479-2290 Contact: Chad Young. Provides before and after school programs, summer camps, Imagination Station, early childhood programs  

The Youth Foundation
: 763-7000 Contact: Susie Davis, Executive Director. Magic Bus early childhood literacy program; afterschool homework clubs, Academic Soccer Club, First Tee Golf Program, Guardian Scholar Program and more. 0450 Miller Ranch Rd, Edwards, Colorado 81632. 



Information about Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Drug Abuse

National Suicide PreventionHotline
at 1-800-273-8255.

Bright Future Foundation Advocates
: Crisis line: 949-7086 (24 hour response) or 949-7097 at the office. Fax: 949-7087.  Family Violence Crisis Services. Domestic violence and sexual assault crisis intervention services. 24 hour service. Volunteer training programs. P.O. Box 2558, Avon, CO 81620


National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) Assistance with intimate partner violence.


The National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474 work hours 4 Pm- 2 AM

Child Abuse Reporting
:  328-8840 or (479-2200 after business hours) and ask for Child Protection. Call this number for concerns about child abuse and neglect; and youth in conflict. Reports may be made anonymously.


Child Help USA: to report child abuse or neglect 1.800.422.4453


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Hotline: 1-800-843-5678. Call if your child is missing or has been a victim of child pornography. (Spanish and English)

RAINN (National Sexual Assault Hotline):
1-800-656-4673 Assistance to victims of sexual abuse and incest. (Spanish and English)

Runaway Hotline
: 1-800-786-2929  (Spanish and English)

Drug and alcohol abuse and treatment:
1-877-SAMHSA-7 Federal funded 

National Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
: 1-800-662-HELP.  Drug Abuse Hotline.


Center for Disease Control General Information line 1-800-232-4636 HIV/ AIDS/ Sexually Transmitted Disease information


Colorado West Regional Mental Health: 476-0930 in Vail or 328-6969 in Eagle. Mental health services; therapy, evaluation, emergency/crisis, Employee Assistance Program, DUI evaluation/ treatment, outpatient drug/alcohol treatment, marriage counseling. Sliding scale fee

National Center for Mental Health Services
:  1-800-789-2647  for mental health counseling and national and local resources.

Mental Health Counseling
:  390-5708. Children’s therapy. Behavior problems, grief loss and trauma, family therapy, adult issues including depression, anxiety, trauma and sexual abuse. Contact Terri Allender.


Samaritan Center:   in Edwards. 926-8558. Counseling Services. Sliding Fee Scale.



Colorado Workforce Center
:  Edwards: 926-4440 Frisco: 1-800-585-1729. 1-888-390-7936. Job Counseling Service.  Dept. of Labor, unemployment Insurance, Workman’s Compensation, Labor Market and Info on Labor Standards.

Colorado Department of Labor Certification/ Guest Worker Program
:   (303) 318-8831 Contact Thomas Gonzales. Employers requesting certification for guest workers must demonstrate that they have attempted to recruit US workers through advertising with an employment service or one-stop system and by other means. This must be accomplished prior to the importation of the guest worker to determine that the employment of guest workers would not adversely affect the wages and working conditions of US workers similarly employed.

SOS Staffing:
SOS Staffing Services. 800 Airport Rd., Ste. 11Rifle, CO 81650 970.625.2600

Fax: 970.625.5003 Email: Employment Agency. They offer general employment, office, housekeeping, hospitality, and construction jobs; full and part time jobs; and temporary and permanent positions.

Eagle Valley Temps
:  Located in Avon. 748-1000. Employment Agency for temporary and permanent positions. They have a variety of positions including construction, clerical positions and more.

Mountain Temp Services
:    Avon Office 845-9823. An employment agency that helps to find temporary and permanent positions in construction, offices, housekeeping, hospitality, landscaping and more.


US-CIS (Immigration):   1-800-375-5283 Assist non U.S. citizens to obtain naturalization, visas for emergency travel and visitations, citizenship, and residency. (Spanish and English)




CSU Cooperative Extension/Eagle County:   328-8630 the program offers non-credit outreach programs and research-based information to individuals and groups. 4-H, youth development activities, consumer and family education, horticulture and agriculture information and programs, babysitting classes, nutrition, preschool classes, etc.


Colorado Mountain College  @ Edwards: 569-2900. Adult and community education, GED, ESL, parenting, computer, recreation, business, transfer degrees, occupational degrees and certificates and ad vocational classes. College prep brush up, pre college classes.


Eagle County School District RE-50J  Fax: 328-1024 P.O Box 740 Eagle CO

Ø  Administration/ District Office                  328-6321

Ø  Bus Facilities                                         328-2743

Ø  Avon Elementary School                         328-2950

Ø  Avon Preschool                                     328-2494

Ø  Battle Mountain High School                     328-2930

Ø  Berry Creek Middle School                       328-2960

Ø  Brush Creek Elementary School                328-8930

Ø  Brush Creek Preschool                            328-3908

Ø  Eagle County Charter Academy                 926-0656

Ø  Eagle Valley Elementary School                328-6981

Ø  Eagle Valley Middle School                       328-6224

Ø  Eagle Valley High School                          328-8960

Ø  Edwards Elementary School                     328-2970

Ø  Gypsum Elementary School                      328-8940

Ø  Gypsum Preschool                                 328-9251

Ø  Gypsum Creek Middle School                    328-8980

Ø  Homestake Peak School                          328-2940

Ø  June Creek Elementary                           328-2980

Ø  June Creek Preschool                             569-5248

Ø  Red Hill Elementary School                       328-8970

Ø  Red Sandstone Elementary School            328-2910

Ø  Red Sandstone Preschool                        328-3845

Ø  Red Canyon High School                          328-2852

Ø  Red Table Preschool                               524-1370

The Literacy Project
:  949-5026 Adult literacy education including reading, writing, math; Literacy and ESL tutoring program for middle school age youth. Volunteer training program.

The Vail Academy
: 845-0783 Classical Christian Education serving grades pre-k through 8.


Mountain BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services):  1-800-327-9340. Specialized support services for Eagle County School District, educational support, physical therapy, vision and hearing consultation, psychological counseling, special education.

St. Claire of Assisi School
:  926-8980 A Catholic School serving grades k-8.


Vail Christian High School:  926-3015.   Christian High School serving youth grades 9-12.

Vail Mountain School
:  476-3850   Private school in East Vail serving children grades K-12.




Consumer Credit Counseling of CSU Extension:

Money Management International Consumer Credit Counseling Services
: 1-800-224-9885

Avoid bankruptcy, package your debts, learn money management, become debt free, stop creditor calls, pre qualify for a mortgage.


Eagle County Health & Human Services:

Eagle: 328-8840   Avon: 949-7026

ü  Medicaid

ü  Child Care Assistance Program

ü  TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)

ü  WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)  Eagle: 328-8824 Avon: 748-2016

ü  Food Stamps 328-8845

Eagle County Housing and Development Department:
   328-8770   Home-buying assistance, down payment programs, affordable and deed restricted housing, home buying classes, mortgage counseling for home owners.

Eagle Valley Family Assistance Fund
:    524-1365   this fund provides supervised no-interest loans with payment periods of up to 5 years and financial counseling to working families unable to get needed financial support from traditional sources.


Vail Valley Foundation:    949-1999 Grant Programs to non-profit organizations that provide benefits to the community. Main line 777-2015.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
:  (970) 384-8740   Partnership between the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Colorado Mountain College. Tax preparation and advice.



Salvation Army Food Resource Center:
  926-3704 free food and help with procuring clothing and other necessities for anyone in need in Eagle and Lake Counties. Confidential.

Food Rescue Express
:    926-6183. Provides free food for people with emergency needs. Confidential.

Thrifty Shoppes
:        Edwards: 926-7134      Eagle: 328-1444          Furniture Pick Up 926-7134

Donation-based thrifty stores. Clothing, accessories, furniture, and household goods. Tax deduction receipts available for donations.


Eagle River Presbyterian Church 748-0040 in Avon near Wal-Mart Free Community Dinners on Wednesdays 6:00. 455 Nottingham Ranch Road.


United Methodist Church of Eagle Valley 328-6598 138 Howard Street, Eagle

Free Community Dinners on Mondays 6:00 


Eagle County Health and Human Services Food Stamp Program 328-8840




LEAP:   In conjunction with the Dept.of Health and Human Services. 328-8840. Program runs from Nov. 1st to April 30th each year. If eligible, pay only a portion of your heating expense for the winter season.   

Weatherization Program with Northwest Council of Governments
:     1-800-332-3669

Help with weathering your home.

Energy- Conservation Hotline
:     1-800-632-6662. A Program of the Governor's Office of Energy Management and Conservation 225 East 16th Avenue, Suite 650 Denver, CO 80203. 303-894-2383   



Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
:  (303) 293-2217 Assistance to anyone without a home.

Eagle County Housing and Development Department
:     328-8770

Assistance with home buying, down-payments and loans, mortgage counseling, deed restriction management.


Habitat for Humanity:     748-6718.  Offers low-income families the opportunity to own their own homes through no-interests loan & volunteerism. Habitat Home Outlet Store: 524-0669

Section 8 Housing (HUD
):     (970) 625-3589 Serving Eagle, Pitkin, and Garfield Counties

Low-rent housing. 

US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Housing Discrimination Hotline:     

1-800-669-9777 202-708-1112



Northwest Colorado Legal Services
:  1-800-521-6968

Free 15 minute consulting for low income persons with volunteer attorneys on legal questions regarding issues with family and children, housing issues, bankruptcy, consumer issues and more (NO consultation for traffic or criminal matters)

Catholic Charities Immigration and Refugee Services
:   949-0405

Translation Services, Victim Assistance, Latino Advocacy Services, Counseling Services, Community Organizing Services Contact Megan McGee Bonta

Colorado Department of Labor Certification
:     (303) 318-8800.  Employers requesting certification for guest workers must demonstrate that they have attempted to recruit US workers though advertising with an employment service or one-stop system and by other means.  This must be accomplished prior to the importation of the guest worker to determine that the employment of guest workers would not adversely affect the wages and working conditions of US workers similarly employed.

County Probation Department
: 328-7741 885 E. Chambers (Eagle County Justice Center), P.O. Box 216 Eagle CO 81631



Eagle County Combined Courts- 328-6373  Minturn Municipal Courts- 827-5645

Avon Municipal Courts - 748-4001   Vail Municipal Courts - 479 - 2129

District Attorney’s Office
:      328-6947   Criminal Cases Only.

Clerk and Recorder
:         Avon - 748-2000       Hours 7:30 am - 5 pm  

Eagle - 328-8710      Hours 7:30 am – 5 pm

Assessors (look up properties and property taxes etc)/Motor Vehicle Registration/ License Plates/ Title Applications/ Marriage Licenses/ Handicap tags/ Voter Registration/ Bill of Sale

Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS):
   1-800-375-5283. Assists non U. S. citizens to obtain naturalization, visas for emergency travel and visitations, citizenship, and residency.

National Immigration Law Center:  L.A. office - (213) 639-3900   General calls and materials. Washington D.C. - (202) 216-0261 for policy issues.


Sheriff’s Office/Victim’s Assistance:     328-8544; 328-8542

Provides on-scene support to victims of crime through assistance and referral. 24-hour service. Volunteer training program.


***For names and telephone numbers of local lawyers, see “Attorneys” in the phone book’s yellow pages.




Eagle County Public Health
:  Eagle County Health & Human Services

328-8840 Eagle          949-7026 Avon

Adult and Child immunizations, WIC nutrition Program, Prenatal education, Family planning, STD screening, Medical referrals.


Vail Valley Medical Center:   970-476-2451

Child Find
:       Eagle: 328-3750 

Free developmental, vision and hearing testing for children ages six months to 6 years.

Colorado Child Health Plan plus (CHP+):      1-800-359-1991

Physician and outpatient care plan for uninsured children from low-income families not receiving Medicaid. Includes immunizations, well-child care, outpatient surgery, certain evaluations, acute illness care, injuries and chronic care. Call for an application.

Colorado Mountain Medical
: Vail - 476-7600;   Edwards 926-6340; Eagle 328-1650


Colorado Uninsurable Health Insurance Plan      1-866-787-9129

Doctors on Call
:       949-5434 142 Beaver Creek Place Avon, CO 81620


Eagle Care Medical Clinic: 569-7520.   Medical care for Medicaid patients and people without medical insurance. Medical care, prenatal care and birth control.

Early Periodic Screening/Diagnostic Testing (EPSDT):
1-866-978-5567 Contact:  Jane Dahl In-depth health screening to detect and treat dental, vision, hearing and other medical problems.

Vail Valley Hospice and Home Health
: 569-7456 PO Box 40000 Vail, CO 81658


Planned Parenthood: (970) 945-8631 50923 Highway 6 Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. Sliding scale family planning services. Pap smear, pregnancy tests, birth control, HIV testing/counseling, STD clinics for men, urinary tract infection services.

Red Ribbon Project
:    827-5900 HIV/AIDS awareness, education, prevention and support for Eagle County.  Includes 6 free HIV testing dates per year. 0585 Taylor Street Minturn, CO 81645 Mailing Address P.O. Box 6058 Avon, CO 81620 Contact: Paula Palmateer 


Valley View Hospital:    945-6535 Full-service hospital. Home health, caregivers support group, community education, and hospice care.

Vail Valley Medical Center:   476-2451 181 W. Meadow Drive · Vail, CO 81657 Full-Service hospital, home health, community education, indigent and hospice care. 

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