Community Leader Group

Real People. Real Solutions. Real Change.

That is what the Healthy Grand County Community Leader Group is all about. Get involved to help solve real community issues! Focus areas the group chose for 2021 are: affordable housing; and mental health, including suicide prevention.

Community Leader Cohort
Grand County Housing Statistics

The Community Leader Group guided state partners on the agenda and action items needed for the Affordable Housing Forum that occurred in March 2021. The Community Leader Group then ran these ads in local papers and on social media in March and April 2021 to educate the community about the issue. These ads generated some good conversations, and helped encourage others to join the Group’s next meeting to make change around affordable housing.

Are you interested in becoming involved and attending the monthly meetings? We value your time and can pay you for your attendance, if you qualify financially. To sign up, please fill out this Survey Monkey application:

If you are interested, please contact Sara Elise at Grand County Rural Health Network: 970-725-3477 or

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Mark’s Story

There is nowhere Mark Davis would rather live than the mountains of Colorado. Now 60 years old, Davis is a carpenter who specialized in remodeling houses in the Front Range and, later, in Grand County. For nearly 10 years, he lived near Grand Lake in an apartment with...

Lisa’s Story

What spurred the creation of this video was simply a phone call made by a grateful client to someone on our Network staff, calling just to say "thank you" for our help. We were pleased that Lisa was willing to share her story of her "trials and tribulations" (as she...

Bob’s Story

Listen as Bob shares in the video about how he didn't realize he needed support until he met our Care Coordinator John.

Donna’s Story

Donna (not her real name) called our office in tears in late August 2018 because she had lost her Medicaid coverage. Donna was worried because she wasn’t able to afford her prescriptions without her insurance and felt the stress of it all might cause her to relapse on...

Maria’s Story

Following a car accident in March 2018, Maria (not her real name) was referred to the Grand County Rural Health Network by Middle Park Health’s Kremmling Clinic for financial assistance to obtain prescription medications due to severe injuries, including a blood clot...