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Women’s Resource Center
Women’s Resource Center

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.

Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America

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.

Tri-County Headstart
Tri-County Headstart

970-247-5960 https://tchs4c.org The mission of TCHS is to develop and provide quality, integrated, comprehensive early childhood development programs which offer a broad range of services and respond to the needs of eligible young children and their families for the…

The Liberty School
The Liberty School

970-385-4834 https://www.thelibertyschool.org It’s Different Here! The Liberty School is one of a kind, a place where students rediscover a love of learning and a belief in themselves that withered in traditional classrooms. At Liberty, we are family, and the transformations that occur…

Team UP AmeriCorps
Team UP AmeriCorps

Led by the United Way of Southwest Colorado, TeamUP AmeriCorps is a program that places AmeriCorps members throughout Southwest Colorado to focus on improving the lives of community members from cradle to career. Currently, members are serving to improve…

Team UP
Team UP

Team UP Southwest Colorado uses collective impact to make sure all children in Montezuma and Dolores Counties can thrive from cradle to career. https://teamup-swco.org WE BELIEVE every child, regardless of background or zip code, deserves access to… …a high…

Sexual Assault Services Organization
Sexual Assault Services Organization

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…

Seeds of Learning
Seeds of Learning

970-264-5513 http://growingseeds.org Seeds of Learning is a not-for-profit, NAEYC accredited early care and education center.  Seeds of Learning empowers and inspires a diverse population of your children, nurturing lifelong learning as they become successful adults.  We believe quality early…

School Community Youth Collaborative
School Community Youth Collaborative

970-480-7293 https://www.scyclistens.org SCYC coordinates a middle school program: Botvin LifeSkills, a high school program: Youth Leadership Council, 21st Century Community Learning Center programming at both Southwest Open School and Montezuma-Cortez High School, two trainings: Youth-Adult Partnership & Positive Youth Development, as well as…

Riverhouse Children’s Center
Riverhouse Children’s Center

970-247-0204 https://www.riverhousecci.org Riverhouse Children’s Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit child development center providing child care and early education services for children from six weeks through five years old. Riverhouse has been in operation since 2004 and has served over…

Rise Above Violence
Rise Above Violence

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.

Piñon Project
Piñon Project

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…

PCs for Kids
PCs for Kids

United Way Says YesI have to admit, I am a stickler for rules. However, the bureaucracy of the government job I had for a while sometimes felt stifling – we often had to say, ”No,” to some really good ideas…

Pagosa Outreach Connection (POC)
Pagosa Outreach Connection (POC)

What is Pagosa Outreach Connection? We are a collaborative multi-agency effort aimed at providing normally a one time, emergency “last resort” assistance to individuals or families facing near term financial crisis. Who is Pagosa Outreach Connection? Funding agencies include…

Montelores Early Childhood Council
Montelores Early Childhood Council

(970) 564-3211 http://monteloresecc.org IMAGINE……a group of professionals, families, and other community members from Montezuma and Dolores counties who share a vision that all children in our community are valued and thriving, and who work every day to make that vision a…

Manna – The Durango Soup Kitchen
Manna – The Durango Soup Kitchen

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.

La Plata Youth Services
La Plata Youth Services

LPYS works with diverse, in-need youth and families in La Plata County. We provide services to youth, families, victims of juvenile crime, law enforcement agencies, the courts, school districts, and the community.

La Plata Family Centers Coalition
La Plata Family Centers Coalition

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

Housing Solutions for the Southwest
Housing Solutions for the Southwest

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
Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County

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.

Four Corners Child Advocacy Center
Four Corners Child Advocacy Center

The mission of Four Corners Child Advocacy Center is to strengthen our community’s response to child abuse and neglect through prevention, intervention, education and advocacy. The Advocacy Center provides a safe, child-friendly environment that eases the emotional trauma experienced by children during the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases. The Four Corners Child Advocacy Center has been serving child victims of abuse and their non-offending family members since 1992.

Early Childhood Council of La Plata County
Early Childhood Council of La Plata County

The Mission of the Early Childhood Council of La Plata County is to establish community wide partnerships to create a high quality comprehensive early childhood system that connects Early Learning & Development, Health & Well-being, and Family Support & Education at the state and local levels to achieve our Vision: All children are valued, healthy and thriving.

Durango Adult Education Center
Durango Adult Education Center

Durango Adult Education Center is a caring learning community. Its mission is to fill educational gaps by providing the skills and knowledge necessary for livable wage careers, post-secondary education and social and economic mobility. 970-385-4354 http://durangoadulted.org info@durangoadulted.org Our History…

Dove’s Nest
Dove’s Nest

Providing early education and child care to children in Dolores County (970) 677-2850 dovesnest96@gmail.com Our Staff: Brandi Curtis-Director Michelle Kline-Preschool Teacher Mary Kline-Infant and Toddler Teacher Ivy Smith-Teacher’s Assistant Curriculum: Teaching Strategies Gold-An observation program that helps document each…

Conservation Legacy
Conservation Legacy

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.

Compañeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center
Compañeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center

Compañeros is a grassroots organization dedicated to empowering the immigrant population of the rural Four Corners region to live fulfilling lives, achieve self-sufficiency, and become active members of society.

Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC)
Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC)

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE COALITION Who is CEAC? CEAC is a collaborative multi-agency effort aimed at providing one-time, emergency assistance to individuals or families facing financial crisis. Housing Solutions for the Southwest serves as the administrative agency for CEAC and…

Community Connections
Community Connections

Since 1985, Community Connections has created opportunities for people with disabilities to live healthy, meaningful and inclusive lives in our Southwest Colorado communities. Our vision is of a community where all people with disabilities have the same opportunities as other community members.

Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County
Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County

The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County provides a safe, structured environment with fun programs and activities designed to boost academic performance, reduce risky behaviors, and promote a healthy lifestyle.

The Club’s Formula for Impact is a youth development roadmap for programs and activities children and teens experience as engaging and impactful.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Southwest Colorado
Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Southwest Colorado

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides one-to-one mentors for children facing adversity in their personal, social, and academic lives. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever!

ARC of Southwest Colorado
ARC of Southwest Colorado

The Arc of Southwest Colorado The Arc of Southwest Colorado, a chapter of the Arc of the U.S. and the 11th out of 14 chapters in the state of Colorado was incorporated in November 2014. The Arc of Southwest Colorado provides advocacy services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, Dolores and Archuleta counties in Southwest Colorado.

Animas Alano Club
Animas Alano Club

Animas Alano Club is home to many recovery-based programs and groups in Durango, providing a place for meetings and fellowship activities.

Alternative Horizons
Alternative Horizons

Alternative Horizons (AH) is a community based domestic violence advocacy agency serving La Plata and San Juan Counties since 1978. AH’s services include 24/7/365 hotline; criminal court accompaniment and advocacy; civil legal services in cases of divorce, allocation of parental rights, child support, and protection orders; individual and group counseling and 5) multicultural outreach to marginalized survivors

211 Colorado
211 Colorado

SERVING ALL COLORADO COMMUNITIES Service provided in part by United Way of Southwest ColoradoGet Connected. Get Help.We know it can often times be difficult and overwhelming to know where to go for help.2-1-1 Colorado streamlines services and provides one central…

Women’s Resource Center
Women’s Resource Center

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.

Tri-County Headstart
Tri-County Headstart

970-247-5960 https://tchs4c.org The mission of TCHS is to develop and provide quality, integrated, comprehensive early childhood development programs which offer a broad range of services and respond to the needs of eligible young children and their families for the…

The Liberty School
The Liberty School

970-385-4834 https://www.thelibertyschool.org It’s Different Here! The Liberty School is one of a kind, a place where students rediscover a love of learning and a belief in themselves that withered in traditional classrooms. At Liberty, we are family, and the transformations that occur…

Seeds of Learning
Seeds of Learning

970-264-5513 http://growingseeds.org Seeds of Learning is a not-for-profit, NAEYC accredited early care and education center.  Seeds of Learning empowers and inspires a diverse population of your children, nurturing lifelong learning as they become successful adults.  We believe quality early…

School Community Youth Collaborative
School Community Youth Collaborative

970-480-7293 https://www.scyclistens.org SCYC coordinates a middle school program: Botvin LifeSkills, a high school program: Youth Leadership Council, 21st Century Community Learning Center programming at both Southwest Open School and Montezuma-Cortez High School, two trainings: Youth-Adult Partnership & Positive Youth Development, as well as…

Riverhouse Children’s Center
Riverhouse Children’s Center

970-247-0204 https://www.riverhousecci.org Riverhouse Children’s Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit child development center providing child care and early education services for children from six weeks through five years old. Riverhouse has been in operation since 2004 and has served over…

Piñon Project
Piñon Project

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…

Montelores Early Childhood Council
Montelores Early Childhood Council

(970) 564-3211 http://monteloresecc.org IMAGINE……a group of professionals, families, and other community members from Montezuma and Dolores counties who share a vision that all children in our community are valued and thriving, and who work every day to make that vision a…

La Plata Youth Services
La Plata Youth Services

LPYS works with diverse, in-need youth and families in La Plata County. We provide services to youth, families, victims of juvenile crime, law enforcement agencies, the courts, school districts, and the community.

La Plata Family Centers Coalition
La Plata Family Centers Coalition

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

Early Childhood Council of La Plata County
Early Childhood Council of La Plata County

The Mission of the Early Childhood Council of La Plata County is to establish community wide partnerships to create a high quality comprehensive early childhood system that connects Early Learning & Development, Health & Well-being, and Family Support & Education at the state and local levels to achieve our Vision: All children are valued, healthy and thriving.

Durango Adult Education Center
Durango Adult Education Center

Durango Adult Education Center is a caring learning community. Its mission is to fill educational gaps by providing the skills and knowledge necessary for livable wage careers, post-secondary education and social and economic mobility. 970-385-4354 http://durangoadulted.org info@durangoadulted.org Our History…

Dove’s Nest
Dove’s Nest

Providing early education and child care to children in Dolores County (970) 677-2850 dovesnest96@gmail.com Our Staff: Brandi Curtis-Director Michelle Kline-Preschool Teacher Mary Kline-Infant and Toddler Teacher Ivy Smith-Teacher’s Assistant Curriculum: Teaching Strategies Gold-An observation program that helps document each…

Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County
Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County

The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County provides a safe, structured environment with fun programs and activities designed to boost academic performance, reduce risky behaviors, and promote a healthy lifestyle.

The Club’s Formula for Impact is a youth development roadmap for programs and activities children and teens experience as engaging and impactful.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Southwest Colorado
Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Southwest Colorado

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides one-to-one mentors for children facing adversity in their personal, social, and academic lives. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever!

ARC of Southwest Colorado
ARC of Southwest Colorado

The Arc of Southwest Colorado The Arc of Southwest Colorado, a chapter of the Arc of the U.S. and the 11th out of 14 chapters in the state of Colorado was incorporated in November 2014. The Arc of Southwest Colorado provides advocacy services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, Dolores and Archuleta counties in Southwest Colorado.

Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America

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.

Sexual Assault Services Organization
Sexual Assault Services Organization

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…

Rise Above Violence
Rise Above Violence

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.

Piñon Project
Piñon Project

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 – The Durango Soup Kitchen
Manna – The Durango Soup Kitchen

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.

La Plata Family Centers Coalition
La Plata Family Centers Coalition

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

Four Corners Child Advocacy Center
Four Corners Child Advocacy Center

The mission of Four Corners Child Advocacy Center is to strengthen our community’s response to child abuse and neglect through prevention, intervention, education and advocacy. The Advocacy Center provides a safe, child-friendly environment that eases the emotional trauma experienced by children during the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases. The Four Corners Child Advocacy Center has been serving child victims of abuse and their non-offending family members since 1992.

Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County
Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County

The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County provides a safe, structured environment with fun programs and activities designed to boost academic performance, reduce risky behaviors, and promote a healthy lifestyle.

The Club’s Formula for Impact is a youth development roadmap for programs and activities children and teens experience as engaging and impactful.

Animas Alano Club
Animas Alano Club

Animas Alano Club is home to many recovery-based programs and groups in Durango, providing a place for meetings and fellowship activities.

Alternative Horizons
Alternative Horizons

Alternative Horizons (AH) is a community based domestic violence advocacy agency serving La Plata and San Juan Counties since 1978. AH’s services include 24/7/365 hotline; criminal court accompaniment and advocacy; civil legal services in cases of divorce, allocation of parental rights, child support, and protection orders; individual and group counseling and 5) multicultural outreach to marginalized survivors

Women’s Resource Center
Women’s Resource Center

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.

Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America

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.

Piñon Project
Piñon Project

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…

La Plata Family Centers Coalition
La Plata Family Centers Coalition

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

Housing Solutions for the Southwest
Housing Solutions for the Southwest

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
Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County

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
Conservation Legacy

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.

Compañeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center
Compañeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center

Compañeros is a grassroots organization dedicated to empowering the immigrant population of the rural Four Corners region to live fulfilling lives, achieve self-sufficiency, and become active members of society.

Community Connections
Community Connections

Since 1985, Community Connections has created opportunities for people with disabilities to live healthy, meaningful and inclusive lives in our Southwest Colorado communities. Our vision is of a community where all people with disabilities have the same opportunities as other community members.

Team UP AmeriCorps
Team UP AmeriCorps

Led by the United Way of Southwest Colorado, TeamUP AmeriCorps is a program that places AmeriCorps members throughout Southwest Colorado to focus on improving the lives of community members from cradle to career. Currently, members are serving to improve…

Team UP
Team UP

Team UP Southwest Colorado uses collective impact to make sure all children in Montezuma and Dolores Counties can thrive from cradle to career. https://teamup-swco.org WE BELIEVE every child, regardless of background or zip code, deserves access to… …a high…

PCs for Kids
PCs for Kids

United Way Says YesI have to admit, I am a stickler for rules. However, the bureaucracy of the government job I had for a while sometimes felt stifling – we often had to say, ”No,” to some really good ideas…

Pagosa Outreach Connection (POC)
Pagosa Outreach Connection (POC)

What is Pagosa Outreach Connection? We are a collaborative multi-agency effort aimed at providing normally a one time, emergency “last resort” assistance to individuals or families facing near term financial crisis. Who is Pagosa Outreach Connection? Funding agencies include…

Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC)
Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC)

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE COALITION Who is CEAC? CEAC is a collaborative multi-agency effort aimed at providing one-time, emergency assistance to individuals or families facing financial crisis. Housing Solutions for the Southwest serves as the administrative agency for CEAC and…

211 Colorado
211 Colorado

SERVING ALL COLORADO COMMUNITIES Service provided in part by United Way of Southwest ColoradoGet Connected. Get Help.We know it can often times be difficult and overwhelming to know where to go for help.2-1-1 Colorado streamlines services and provides one central…

LA PLATA COUNTY

Women’s Resource Center
Women’s Resource Center

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.

Volunteers of America
Volunteers of America

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.

Tri-County Headstart
Tri-County Headstart

970-247-5960 https://tchs4c.org The mission of TCHS is to develop and provide quality, integrated, comprehensive early childhood development programs which offer a broad range of services and respond to the needs of eligible young children and their families for the…

The Liberty School
The Liberty School

970-385-4834 https://www.thelibertyschool.org It’s Different Here! The Liberty School is one of a kind, a place where students rediscover a love of learning and a belief in themselves that withered in traditional classrooms. At Liberty, we are family, and the transformations that occur…

Team UP AmeriCorps
Team UP AmeriCorps

Led by the United Way of Southwest Colorado, TeamUP AmeriCorps is a program that places AmeriCorps members throughout Southwest Colorado to focus on improving the lives of community members from cradle to career. Currently, members are serving to improve…

Sexual Assault Services Organization
Sexual Assault Services Organization

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…

Riverhouse Children’s Center
Riverhouse Children’s Center

970-247-0204 https://www.riverhousecci.org Riverhouse Children’s Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit child development center providing child care and early education services for children from six weeks through five years old. Riverhouse has been in operation since 2004 and has served over…

PCs for Kids
PCs for Kids

United Way Says YesI have to admit, I am a stickler for rules. However, the bureaucracy of the government job I had for a while sometimes felt stifling – we often had to say, ”No,” to some really good ideas…

Manna – The Durango Soup Kitchen
Manna – The Durango Soup Kitchen

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.

La Plata Youth Services
La Plata Youth Services

LPYS works with diverse, in-need youth and families in La Plata County. We provide services to youth, families, victims of juvenile crime, law enforcement agencies, the courts, school districts, and the community.

La Plata Family Centers Coalition
La Plata Family Centers Coalition

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

Housing Solutions for the Southwest
Housing Solutions for the Southwest

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
Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County

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.

Early Childhood Council of La Plata County
Early Childhood Council of La Plata County

The Mission of the Early Childhood Council of La Plata County is to establish community wide partnerships to create a high quality comprehensive early childhood system that connects Early Learning & Development, Health & Well-being, and Family Support & Education at the state and local levels to achieve our Vision: All children are valued, healthy and thriving.

Durango Adult Education Center
Durango Adult Education Center

Durango Adult Education Center is a caring learning community. Its mission is to fill educational gaps by providing the skills and knowledge necessary for livable wage careers, post-secondary education and social and economic mobility. 970-385-4354 http://durangoadulted.org info@durangoadulted.org Our History…

Conservation Legacy
Conservation Legacy

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.

Compañeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center
Compañeros: Four Corners Immigrant Resource Center

Compañeros is a grassroots organization dedicated to empowering the immigrant population of the rural Four Corners region to live fulfilling lives, achieve self-sufficiency, and become active members of society.

Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC)
Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC)

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE COALITION Who is CEAC? CEAC is a collaborative multi-agency effort aimed at providing one-time, emergency assistance to individuals or families facing financial crisis. Housing Solutions for the Southwest serves as the administrative agency for CEAC and…

Community Connections
Community Connections

Since 1985, Community Connections has created opportunities for people with disabilities to live healthy, meaningful and inclusive lives in our Southwest Colorado communities. Our vision is of a community where all people with disabilities have the same opportunities as other community members.

Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County
Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County

The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County provides a safe, structured environment with fun programs and activities designed to boost academic performance, reduce risky behaviors, and promote a healthy lifestyle.

The Club’s Formula for Impact is a youth development roadmap for programs and activities children and teens experience as engaging and impactful.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Southwest Colorado
Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Southwest Colorado

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides one-to-one mentors for children facing adversity in their personal, social, and academic lives. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever!

ARC of Southwest Colorado
ARC of Southwest Colorado

The Arc of Southwest Colorado The Arc of Southwest Colorado, a chapter of the Arc of the U.S. and the 11th out of 14 chapters in the state of Colorado was incorporated in November 2014. The Arc of Southwest Colorado provides advocacy services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, Dolores and Archuleta counties in Southwest Colorado.

Animas Alano Club
Animas Alano Club

Animas Alano Club is home to many recovery-based programs and groups in Durango, providing a place for meetings and fellowship activities.

Alternative Horizons
Alternative Horizons

Alternative Horizons (AH) is a community based domestic violence advocacy agency serving La Plata and San Juan Counties since 1978. AH’s services include 24/7/365 hotline; criminal court accompaniment and advocacy; civil legal services in cases of divorce, allocation of parental rights, child support, and protection orders; individual and group counseling and 5) multicultural outreach to marginalized survivors

211 Colorado
211 Colorado

SERVING ALL COLORADO COMMUNITIES Service provided in part by United Way of Southwest ColoradoGet Connected. Get Help.We know it can often times be difficult and overwhelming to know where to go for help.2-1-1 Colorado streamlines services and provides one central…

MONTEZUMA COUNTY

Tri-County Headstart
Tri-County Headstart

970-247-5960 https://tchs4c.org The mission of TCHS is to develop and provide quality, integrated, comprehensive early childhood development programs which offer a broad range of services and respond to the needs of eligible young children and their families for the…

Team UP AmeriCorps
Team UP AmeriCorps

Led by the United Way of Southwest Colorado, TeamUP AmeriCorps is a program that places AmeriCorps members throughout Southwest Colorado to focus on improving the lives of community members from cradle to career. Currently, members are serving to improve…

Team UP
Team UP

Team UP Southwest Colorado uses collective impact to make sure all children in Montezuma and Dolores Counties can thrive from cradle to career. https://teamup-swco.org WE BELIEVE every child, regardless of background or zip code, deserves access to… …a high…

School Community Youth Collaborative
School Community Youth Collaborative

970-480-7293 https://www.scyclistens.org SCYC coordinates a middle school program: Botvin LifeSkills, a high school program: Youth Leadership Council, 21st Century Community Learning Center programming at both Southwest Open School and Montezuma-Cortez High School, two trainings: Youth-Adult Partnership & Positive Youth Development, as well as…

Piñon Project
Piñon Project

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…

PCs for Kids
PCs for Kids

United Way Says YesI have to admit, I am a stickler for rules. However, the bureaucracy of the government job I had for a while sometimes felt stifling – we often had to say, ”No,” to some really good ideas…

Montelores Early Childhood Council
Montelores Early Childhood Council

(970) 564-3211 http://monteloresecc.org IMAGINE……a group of professionals, families, and other community members from Montezuma and Dolores counties who share a vision that all children in our community are valued and thriving, and who work every day to make that vision a…

Housing Solutions for the Southwest
Housing Solutions for the Southwest

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.

Four Corners Child Advocacy Center
Four Corners Child Advocacy Center

The mission of Four Corners Child Advocacy Center is to strengthen our community’s response to child abuse and neglect through prevention, intervention, education and advocacy. The Advocacy Center provides a safe, child-friendly environment that eases the emotional trauma experienced by children during the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases. The Four Corners Child Advocacy Center has been serving child victims of abuse and their non-offending family members since 1992.

Durango Adult Education Center
Durango Adult Education Center

Durango Adult Education Center is a caring learning community. Its mission is to fill educational gaps by providing the skills and knowledge necessary for livable wage careers, post-secondary education and social and economic mobility. 970-385-4354 http://durangoadulted.org info@durangoadulted.org Our History…

Conservation Legacy
Conservation Legacy

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.

Community Connections
Community Connections

Since 1985, Community Connections has created opportunities for people with disabilities to live healthy, meaningful and inclusive lives in our Southwest Colorado communities. Our vision is of a community where all people with disabilities have the same opportunities as other community members.

ARC of Southwest Colorado
ARC of Southwest Colorado

The Arc of Southwest Colorado The Arc of Southwest Colorado, a chapter of the Arc of the U.S. and the 11th out of 14 chapters in the state of Colorado was incorporated in November 2014. The Arc of Southwest Colorado provides advocacy services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, Dolores and Archuleta counties in Southwest Colorado.

211 Colorado
211 Colorado

SERVING ALL COLORADO COMMUNITIES Service provided in part by United Way of Southwest ColoradoGet Connected. Get Help.We know it can often times be difficult and overwhelming to know where to go for help.2-1-1 Colorado streamlines services and provides one central…

DOLORES COUNTY

Team UP AmeriCorps
Team UP AmeriCorps

Led by the United Way of Southwest Colorado, TeamUP AmeriCorps is a program that places AmeriCorps members throughout Southwest Colorado to focus on improving the lives of community members from cradle to career. Currently, members are serving to improve…

Team UP
Team UP

Team UP Southwest Colorado uses collective impact to make sure all children in Montezuma and Dolores Counties can thrive from cradle to career. https://teamup-swco.org WE BELIEVE every child, regardless of background or zip code, deserves access to… …a high…

PCs for Kids
PCs for Kids

United Way Says YesI have to admit, I am a stickler for rules. However, the bureaucracy of the government job I had for a while sometimes felt stifling – we often had to say, ”No,” to some really good ideas…

Montelores Early Childhood Council
Montelores Early Childhood Council

(970) 564-3211 http://monteloresecc.org IMAGINE……a group of professionals, families, and other community members from Montezuma and Dolores counties who share a vision that all children in our community are valued and thriving, and who work every day to make that vision a…

Housing Solutions for the Southwest
Housing Solutions for the Southwest

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.

Dove’s Nest
Dove’s Nest

Providing early education and child care to children in Dolores County (970) 677-2850 dovesnest96@gmail.com Our Staff: Brandi Curtis-Director Michelle Kline-Preschool Teacher Mary Kline-Infant and Toddler Teacher Ivy Smith-Teacher’s Assistant Curriculum: Teaching Strategies Gold-An observation program that helps document each…

ARC of Southwest Colorado
ARC of Southwest Colorado

The Arc of Southwest Colorado The Arc of Southwest Colorado, a chapter of the Arc of the U.S. and the 11th out of 14 chapters in the state of Colorado was incorporated in November 2014. The Arc of Southwest Colorado provides advocacy services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, Dolores and Archuleta counties in Southwest Colorado.

211 Colorado
211 Colorado

SERVING ALL COLORADO COMMUNITIES Service provided in part by United Way of Southwest ColoradoGet Connected. Get Help.We know it can often times be difficult and overwhelming to know where to go for help.2-1-1 Colorado streamlines services and provides one central…

ARCHULETA COUNTY

Tri-County Headstart
Tri-County Headstart

970-247-5960 https://tchs4c.org The mission of TCHS is to develop and provide quality, integrated, comprehensive early childhood development programs which offer a broad range of services and respond to the needs of eligible young children and their families for the…

Team UP AmeriCorps
Team UP AmeriCorps

Led by the United Way of Southwest Colorado, TeamUP AmeriCorps is a program that places AmeriCorps members throughout Southwest Colorado to focus on improving the lives of community members from cradle to career. Currently, members are serving to improve…

Seeds of Learning
Seeds of Learning

970-264-5513 http://growingseeds.org Seeds of Learning is a not-for-profit, NAEYC accredited early care and education center.  Seeds of Learning empowers and inspires a diverse population of your children, nurturing lifelong learning as they become successful adults.  We believe quality early…

Rise Above Violence
Rise Above Violence

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.

PCs for Kids
PCs for Kids

United Way Says YesI have to admit, I am a stickler for rules. However, the bureaucracy of the government job I had for a while sometimes felt stifling – we often had to say, ”No,” to some really good ideas…

Pagosa Outreach Connection (POC)
Pagosa Outreach Connection (POC)

What is Pagosa Outreach Connection? We are a collaborative multi-agency effort aimed at providing normally a one time, emergency “last resort” assistance to individuals or families facing near term financial crisis. Who is Pagosa Outreach Connection? Funding agencies include…

Housing Solutions for the Southwest
Housing Solutions for the Southwest

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.

Conservation Legacy
Conservation Legacy

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.

Community Connections
Community Connections

Since 1985, Community Connections has created opportunities for people with disabilities to live healthy, meaningful and inclusive lives in our Southwest Colorado communities. Our vision is of a community where all people with disabilities have the same opportunities as other community members.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Southwest Colorado
Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Southwest Colorado

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides one-to-one mentors for children facing adversity in their personal, social, and academic lives. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever!

ARC of Southwest Colorado
ARC of Southwest Colorado

The Arc of Southwest Colorado The Arc of Southwest Colorado, a chapter of the Arc of the U.S. and the 11th out of 14 chapters in the state of Colorado was incorporated in November 2014. The Arc of Southwest Colorado provides advocacy services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, Dolores and Archuleta counties in Southwest Colorado.

211 Colorado
211 Colorado

SERVING ALL COLORADO COMMUNITIES Service provided in part by United Way of Southwest ColoradoGet Connected. Get Help.We know it can often times be difficult and overwhelming to know where to go for help.2-1-1 Colorado streamlines services and provides one central…

SAN JUAN COUNTY

PCs for Kids
PCs for Kids

United Way Says YesI have to admit, I am a stickler for rules. However, the bureaucracy of the government job I had for a while sometimes felt stifling – we often had to say, ”No,” to some really good ideas…

Housing Solutions for the Southwest
Housing Solutions for the Southwest

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.

Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC)
Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC)

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE COALITION Who is CEAC? CEAC is a collaborative multi-agency effort aimed at providing one-time, emergency assistance to individuals or families facing financial crisis. Housing Solutions for the Southwest serves as the administrative agency for CEAC and…

ARC of Southwest Colorado
ARC of Southwest Colorado

The Arc of Southwest Colorado The Arc of Southwest Colorado, a chapter of the Arc of the U.S. and the 11th out of 14 chapters in the state of Colorado was incorporated in November 2014. The Arc of Southwest Colorado provides advocacy services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan, Dolores and Archuleta counties in Southwest Colorado.

211 Colorado
211 Colorado

SERVING ALL COLORADO COMMUNITIES Service provided in part by United Way of Southwest ColoradoGet Connected. Get Help.We know it can often times be difficult and overwhelming to know where to go for help.2-1-1 Colorado streamlines services and provides one central…