The Women’s Resource Center advocates for the personal empowerment and economic self-sufficiency of women and girls in La Plata County. We connect those in need and those who strive to better themselves, to resources in our community that will help them overcome personal, financial and emotional hurdles and thrive.
The Volunteers of America Southwest Safehouse and Durango Community Shelter provide comprehensive shelter services to survivors of domestic violence and other violent crimes, Veterans, and families and individuals recovering from homelessness.
Housing Solutions for the Southwest is a nonprofit that has been serving SW Colorado for nearly 40 years. The mission of Housing Solutions is “to lead the way in providing help, hope, and a seamless system of affordable housing services to our communities in Southwest Colorado.” Every year we help over 1000 households with affordable housing programs.
Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County provides responsible families in need, the life changing opportunity to purchase their own home. Through the cooperative efforts of volunteers, partner families, donors, and staff, Habitat for Humanity reaches out from Christian roots to build decent, affordable homes and communities in which people can live and grow.
Conservation Legacy (CL) supports local programming across the nation. The Durango based Southwest Conservation Corps, a program of CL, offers paid conservation opportunities for high school students from the Four Corners region. Students learn skills such as teamwork, communication, leadership, work ethic and the importance of community service.
970-259-3074 https://www.durangosaso.org Sexual Assault Services Organization, originally known as the Rape Intervention Team, was established in 1977 by a handful of grassroots volunteers recruited by a hospital social worker who had grown frustrated by the difficulties encountered by women…
You can be certain that your support will allow 400 victims of violence each year to have immediate access to an advocate 24-hours a day.
http://www.pinonproject.org/ 970-564-1195 The Piñon Project Family Resource Center is a a non-profit organization that was created in 1994 in response to a grassroots movement to create a healthier future for Montezuma County. Today, with strong community support, The Piñon Project provides…
Manna serves quality balanced meals in a safe and respectful environment. While our community kitchen is the core of Manna, our overall goal is to help people gain greater self-sufficiency through supportive services, culinary job skills training, and increasing food equity around nutritious, local produce.
For over 35 years, The La Plata Family Centers Coalition, a grassroots organization, has listened and responded to the social, emotional, educational and economic needs of families of all backgrounds in our communities. LPFCC is committed to creating a connected community through education, concrete resources, navigation and positive relationship building