2018 Fast Facts

EFAA conducted 17,399 face-to-face appointments to help with rent, utility bills, food and other basic needs, serving 2,166 unduplicated families and 4,227 individuals.

$877,540 in financial assistance was distributed to people in need to help pay for rent, utility bills, minor medical needs, and transportation— a 31.7% increase from last year.

Over 758,055 pounds of food worth $1,303,855 were distributed to families with children, seniors, and people with disabilities. 1,597 households were served by the food pantry with an average of 9.3 visits and 474 pounds of food ($816 value) per family.

 695 volunteers contributed 22,307 hours, a level equivalent to 10.7 full-time employees, valued at $597,381.

$14,524 was the average annual family income for a single parent with two-children; the self-sufficiency standard in Boulder County for a family of the same size is $67,837.

EFAA provided short-term or transitional housing to 123 unduplicated households, representing 427 individuals. EFAA operated 52 units of housing throughout Boulder County in FY18.

84% of families who successfully exited the housing programs found adequate, safe and affordable housing; overall 95% of participants reported that EFAA has provided valuable support for themselves and their families.

244 children living in EFAA housing were offered specialized case management to ensure every child in EFAA’s housing has the support they need to thrive.

EFAA hosted 37 community educational classes that reached 158 individuals to help build community among participants and expand learning opportunities for families.

383 households participated in EFAA’s intensive employment and housing stabilization programs, aimed at long-term resiliency and offering pathways out of poverty.