Community Resources

Care Coordination County Resource Guides

The Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center has created detailed County Resource guides for Archuleta, Montezuma, La Plata, Dolores and Hinsdale counties.  Please visit their site to download and view the guides.

Community Resources

Adaptive Sports Association
125 E 32nd St.
Durango, CO 81301
The Adaptive Sports Association helps to enrich and transform the lives of people with disabilities through sports. By working with students to overcome physical and cognitive challenges in a supportive environment, ASA helps students to give disability a possibility.

Adult Education Center
701 Camino del Rio #301
Durango, CO 81301
GED, ESOL, and tutoring are offered. Our Community Education classes are available for an affordable enrollment fee as well. If you want to brush up on a few subjects, learn to speak a new language, learn computer skills, or earn your GED, feel free to contact us or stop by the Center.

Alpine Clinic
2243 Main Avenue, Suite 4
Durango, CO 81301
The Alpine Clinic provides mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and families. Counseling and psychiatric services are available. The cost varies depending on insurance.

Alternative Horizons
PO Box 503
Durango, CO 81302
Office: 970-247-4374
24/7 Hotline: 970-247-9619
Supports survivors of domestic violence. 24 hour hotline, support groups in English and Spanish, legal representation for divorce/custody cases, court advocacy, community outreach presentations.

Axis Health System
281 Sawyer Drive
Durango, CO 81301
Office: 970-259-2162
24/7 Crisis Number: 970-247-5245
Crisis Mental Health Services Provides emergency mental health crisis services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Thorough mental health assessments are conducted to determine the appropriate support for the consumer. Assessments are conducted at the Center, at Mercy Hospital Emergency Room, Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez or at a designated location in Pagosa Springs. Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Provides special therapeutic services for persons with substance abuse problems and for those with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues. Therapy is provide for individuals, couples, families and groups.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado
175 Mercado St. Suite 109
Durango, CO 81301
BBBS is a mentoring program whose goal is to match boys and girls with positive, safe role models, which will set them on the path of being responsible and productive adults. Children must be ages 6-17 and be willing to make a 1 year commitment to the program. Study Connection is a 1 on 1 tutoring program throughout the school year in Durango. Students must be teacher referred.

Boys and Girls Club
2750 Main Avenue
Durango, Colorado 81301
The mission of the Boys and Girls Club is to provide a fun, safe place that kids can call their own, where they are inspired to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
Colorado Crisis Services
1310 Chinook Lane
Pueblo, CO 81001
24/7 Hotline: 1-844-493-8255
Text "TALK" to 38255
Free, confidential, professional, and immediate support for any mental health, substance use, or emotional concern. 
Colorado Legal Services
835 E. 2nd Ave. #300
Durango, CO 81301
Free legal advice and assistance to low income individuals on selected civil topics. Income qualifications - must be at 125% or less of federal poverty guidelines.

Colorado Workforce
331 S. Camino del Rio, #C
Durango, CO 81301
Provides easy access to a wide array of employment and training services. The program will match your skills and job experience with job announcements posted by employers. Must be over the age of 16 and eligible for employment in the United States.

Community Connections
281 Sawyer Drive
Durango, CO 81303
Community Connections, Inc. offers unique and community-based services to children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Companeros Latino Resource Center
701 Camino del Rio, Suite 319
Durango, CO 81301
Protects and expands Latino rights in the Four Corners area. Se habla Espanol.

Disability Law Colorado (formerly The Legal Center for People with Disabilities)
Disability Law Colorado protects and promotes the rights of people with disabilities and older people in Colorado through direct legal representation, advocacy, education and legislative analysis.

Durango Community Shelter
1055 Avenida del Sol
Durango, CO 81301
24/7 Crisis Line: 970-259-1255
Provides emergency shelter for homeless adults and families.

Durango High School Based Health Center
2390 North Main
Durango, CO 81301
The new School Based Health Center (SBHC) offers a practical and inexpensive approach for providing preventive and primary health care services to students during school hours. The center serves students who are under-insured and uninsured, are without transportation to health care providers, or those with family members unable to take time off from work to take their children to doctors during the school day. 

Early Intervention Colorado Program
Cortez: 970-565-8389
Durango: 970-385-3498
Early intervention supports and services for infants, toddlers and their families.

Fort Lewis College/Disability Services
1000 Rim Drive
280 Noble Hall
Durango, CO 81301
Provides access, accommodation and advocacy for students with disabilities.

Four Corners Alliance for Diversity
PO Box 1656
Durango, CO 81302
Text "OUT4C" to 57890 for events or questions
text "HELP4C" to 57890 for volunteer information
Works to create a safe, welcoming and empowering community for all LGBT people in the Four Corners Region.

Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs (HCP)
970-247-5702 (San Juan Basin Health)
State of Colorado contact information:
Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs (HCP) offers services to children who have or are at risk for potentially chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally.

Housing Solutions for the Southwest
295 Girard Street
Durango, CO 81303
Housing Solutions has a variety of programs such as Emergency Homeless Loan Program, Section 8 Housing and the Weatherization Program.

La Plata County Department of Human Services
1060 East Second Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
La Plata County Human Services Department is dedicated to serving people. It consists of nine units responsible for administering a variety of program, many of which are mandated and regulated by state and federal law. These programs offer a wide-range of public assistance to children, elderly, disabled and low income residents.

La Plata County Family Centers Coalition
150 Tech Center Drive #A
Durango, CO 81301
The mission of the La Plata Family Centers Coalition is to build healthy communities by promoting the growth and development of families through programs such as parent education and family advocacy.

La Plata Youth Services
2490 Main Avenue
Durango, CO 81301
Provides pre-trial family support services, transitional care, day reporting, advocacy, Work It Out, life skills, respite care, short-term detention and intensive family support. Juvenile Diversion, Community Service hours and Intake screening/assessment services available.

Manna-The Durango Soup Kitchen
1100 Avenida del Sol
Durango, CO 81301
Provides a free hot meal for those in need daily. There is also a shower and laundry facility available at a low rate or guests may help out in the kitchen or around the grounds in exchange for these services.

Medicine Horse Therapeutic Riding
40700 Road J
Mancos, CO 81328
Horses and human working together to foster healthier communities. The Medicine Horse Center's family of program offers a platform for healing by providing therapeutic, psychological and developmental assistance to both children and adults with varying degrees of abilities.

Pathfinder Clinic
3473 Main Ave. #23
Durango, CO 81301
Provides a mixture of mental health and substance abuse treatment. Special programs for adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders and criminal justice clients.

Pine River Community Learning Center
535 Candelaria Drive
Ignacio, CO 81137
Providing Educational Opportunities in Southeast La Plata County.

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
46 Suttle Street
Durango, CO 81301
Offers family planning, reproductive health, gynecological and STD services.

The team at RNtoBSN created an online guide to help school nurses and teachers combat misinformation about children's safety and health since children spent most of their waking hours at school.

San Juan Basin Health Department
281 Sawyer Drive
Durango, CO 81303
Preventing disease & disability, Promoting healthy lifestyle choices; Preserving and restoring the environment; Assuring basic health services for all people.

School-to-Work Alliance
San Juan BOCES offices
162 Stewart St Suite A
Durango, co 81303
School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) addresses the needs of those students who have experienced obstacles to getting or keeping a job, but have not necessarily been identified as requiring any type of special ancillary services. SWAP offers vocational assessments and exploration, interviewing skills training, job shadowing, jab placement, on-the-job training, follow-along services and referral services. Students must be ages 16- 25 to participate.

Sexual Assault Services Organization
701 S Camino del Rio Suite 312
Durango, CO 81301
487 Shoshone St #463
Ignacio, CO 81137
24-Hour Hotline: 970-247-5400
24-hour rape crisis hotline staffed by trained advocates. Also offer advocacy at the hospital, court and police department. Survivor support groups with a trained therapist, information and referrals to community agencies, community outreach presentations and comprehensive age appropriate prevention programs for elementary (using the national elementary CAPP curriculum), middle and high school students are all available.

Southern Ute Community Action Program
535 Candelaria Drive
Ignacio, CO 81137
Provides a variety of community programs: including Peaceful Spirit, a residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment program, Colorado Preschool Program, Youth Drop In Center, Senior programs, Native American job training and employment services and programs for families.

Southwest Center for Independence
3473 Main Ave, #23
Durango, CO 81301
Independent Living Program Advocates for individuals with disabilities and for system-wide change to ensure full-inclusion of all people with disabilities. Provides information and referrals to other community organizations. Operates peer support groups for people with disabilities, provides life-skills training to help with issues such as employment, housing, transportation, education, personal finances, decision-making, social issues and other areas of concern.

Southwest Conservation Corps
701 Camino del Rio, Suite 101
Durango, CO 81301
Places young adults into diverse crews of 6 members and 2 crew leaders. The crews spend a minimum of 4 weeks working together on conservation projects in the Four Corners area. While completing the work, the participants learn about the environment, and how to be part of a team. This program is also a resource for employment. Youth ages 14 to 25 are eligible.

Women's Resource Center
679 East Second Avenue, Unit 6
Durango, CO 81301
Works to help women and girls help themselves by providing education, resource and referral, mentoring, community building, and networking opportunities. Programs include career services, life skills training, youth services and connecting women with women.