If you or someone close to you has a disability or requires special assistance, please call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 303-271-0211. In an emergency, always dial 911.

Animal Evacuations

The Jefferson Animal Control Rescue Team (J-CART) make up a partnership of many groups with the common goal of animal evacuations.

Foothills Animal Shelter - Small Animal Shelter
580 McIntyre St.,  (US 6 and Indiana Street)
on the grounds of the Jefferson County Fairgrounds
303-278-7575

Jefferson County Horse Evacuation Assistance Team (Jeffco HEAT)

Front Range Animal Evacuation Team

Evergreen Animal Protective League
303-674-6442

Animal Evacuation Volunteers


Jefferson County Animal Control (303) 271-5070 if you need information or assistance transporting your animals.  Facilities only accept animals from areas that have received an emergency notification call for a mandatory evacuation.

Jefferson County Fairgrounds - Large Animal Shelter
303-271-6600
15200 W. 6th Avenue, Golden, CO