Submit nominations for the 2020 Humanitarian Awards now through 4 p.m. on Feb. 21. The awards honor community volunteers and human services staff for their selfless contributions, which help make Garfield County communities vibrant, diverse, sustainable, supportive and safe places to live, work and play.
Sharon Longhurst-Pritt has been named the new Garfield County Human Services director. An employee of Garfield County since 2006, she is excited to oversee and support the Human Services Department.
GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – The River Bridge Regional Center is officially opening its doors at its new home in Glenwood Springs, and the public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Dec. 7. The facility is also home to Mountain West SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Alliance, which serves residents of the Ninth Judicial District, including Garfield, Rio Blanco, and Pitkin counties. River Bridge provides services to child-abuse victims, their families, and the community, including sex assault examinations for both adults and children. The nonprofit works with law enforcement, mental health therapists, medical providers, prosecutors, and victim