There are several community resources available offering support in schools, mental health, social activities, substance abuse and much more. Many are low cost or free!
Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) Support
BVSD Family Supports (food, academics, transportation, health, child care, translation, etc.)
Mental Health Resources
List of mental health support
Video: Supporting the Mental Health of Our Youth
Video: Apoyando la Salud Mental de Nuestros Jóvenes
Restorative justice provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about and repair harm from impact without formal involvement in the criminal justice system. Learn more by viewing the following videos:
What is Restorative Justice
The Restorative Justice Process
The benefits of Restorative Justice
Why is Restorative Justice Important?
Why is Restorative Justice important in schools?
Benefits of using Restorative Justice in schools
Why Restorative Justice is important for schools and the community
How Police Departments use Restorative Justice
How Longmont Community Justice Partnership uses Restorative Justice
Restorative Justice - Changing a culture and learning from our mistakes
Restorative Justice is looking at the whole person
How Restorative Justice can be successful
Using Restorative Justice in every day life
An example of Restorative Justice around the Lafayette Pool
Using Restorative Justice for youth instead of filing charges
Life lessons learned when using Restorative Justice
Using Restorative Justice to be accountable for your actions and a better member of a community
Boulder County Youth Calendar
List of substance use support
Free Ride Lafayette (a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service)
RTD's Zero Fare for Youth
Beginning September 1, 2023 RTD’s year-long Zero Fare for Youth pilot will begin, providing no-cost transit for youth (19 years and younger).