No-cost or low-cost options
Resources for friends and family
Alternatives to traditional education
Ways to be involved
Trusted organizations for donations
Camp Kesem - Colorado and National Chapters
Kesem is a national 501 organization that supports children who are affected by a parent's cancer. It provides year-round programs and services to support these children, ages 6–18, at no cost to families. It has a presence at more than 130 college and university chapters in 44 states and the District of Columbia.
Judi's House - Denver, CO
Judi’s House is the only free-standing organization in the Metro Denver area devoted solely to providing research-based care to grieving children and their families. Since 2002, Judi’s House has supported more than 12,000 youth and caregivers, toward our vision that no child should be alone in grief. Thanks to the generosity of our donors and investors, there is no cost to families participating in Judi’s House services and programs.
Temple Grandin - Boulder, CO
Temple Grandin School meets the unique needs of students with Asperger's Syndrome and similar learning profiles. Our middle and high school program is individualized, strength-based, socio-academic program that build students' confidence, knowledge, and perseverance and prepares them to fulfill their potential in college and the workplace.
Fusion Academy - Colorado and National
Fusion Academy in Boulder County, Colorado, opened in June 2022 as Fusion’s 66th campus nationwide. Fusion Boulder County is a private school where classes are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. Our Teacher/Mentors can personalize curriculum and pacing for their students’ strengths, interests, and learning preferences. Students may attend full-time for middle and high school or part-time with classes for credit, tutoring and mentoring, post-secondary counseling, and more. We offer rolling enrollment so students can start at any point, even mid-semester or mid-year. Connect with us to learn more.
Grief Support Network - Colorado
Founded by Wendy Black Stern, The Grief Support Network (GSN) is dedicated to transforming the way individuals and our culture experience loss. Our vision is a culture that does not run from grief but embraces it as an opportunity for growth and connection. Our goal is to guide individuals -- dealing with any kind of loss and at any phase of the grieving process -- down the path of mindful grieving, providing the tools and support necessary to move with their grief. Through yoga therapy programs, meditation practices, an extensive provider network, and educational resources, we create space and a community that invites transformation.
Naropa Community Counseling Center - Boulder, CO
Naropa Community Counseling integrates contemplative approaches with modern clinical practice to assist our clients in reaching their highest level of emotional and mental well-being. We provide cutting edge, transformative intervention across a broad range of therapeutic services. We serve those with low to moderate income, with sliding scale services from $30. We also accept Medicaid. Somatic therapy: Focusing on the body's role in transforming behavior, integrating body awareness and movement with counseling skills. Contemplative therapy: Merging in-depth training in cultivating mindfulness and compassion with therapeutic work. Transpersonal therapy: Reconnecting the spiritual dimensions of human experience