Our mission

To provide professional, efficient and timely pre-hospital emergency medical care for the citizens of and visitors to Gilpin County, while maintaining a safe working environment for emergency responders.

Gilpin Ambulance Authority

Gilpin Ambulance Authority (GAA), formally Gilpin Ambulance, Inc. and Gilpin County Search and Rescue is a full-service Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency that provides 9-1-1 emergency response and various community services to Gilpin County's 5,100 residents and variable visiting populations. GAA responds to 1500-2000 requests for service annually and covers the 150 square miles of Gilpin County, part of Boulder County and provide mutual aid to Clear Creek County.  Coverage includes the gaming cities of Black Hawk and Central City with variable transient populations which can exceed 40,000 during peak casino activity. Coverage also includes 23 miles of the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway (Highway 119), Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Portions of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, James Peak Wilderness area and the Moffat Tunnel. 
We partner with some of the best fire and law enforcement agencies including:
Black Hawk Fire Department
Black Hawk Police Department
Central City Fire Department
Central City Police Department
Colorado State Patrol
Gilpin County Sheriff's Department

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