Resource Description:

Resources for Those Who are Experiencing Homelessness                                                                                  (Unless otherwise noted, services are free, in Salida and drop-ins welcome)
1. Food
    • First Presbyterian Church—7 Poncha Blvd—719-539-6422
      • Food Pantry—Thursday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
      • Stone Soup Café Lunch—Monday, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    • The Grainery—1348 E Street—719-530-9050
      • Food Pantry—Monday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • The Sanctuary–346 G Street—719-539-4849
      • Lunch— Tuesday-Friday, 11:00-1:00 p.m.
    • Chaffee County Department of Human Services—448 East 1st Street—719-530-2500 (in Salida), and 114 Linderman Avenue—719-395-0344 (in Buena Vista)
      • Food assistance—Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m-5:00 p.m.
    • Arkansas Valley Christian Mission—122 Cottonwood Avenue, Buena Vista—719-395-9321
      • Food Pantry—Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
    • Creekside Gathering Place—203 Cedar Street, Buena Vista—719-221-6124
      • Food pantry—Monday and Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
      • Dinner—Monday and Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
    • Loaves and Fishes—241 Justice Center Road, Canon City—719-275-0593
      • Food Pantry—Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    • La Puente Home—913 State Avenue, Alamosa—719-589-5909
      • Food Pantry—Every day, 6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
  1. SHELTER
    • Emergency Winter Shelters for Men and Women—719-539-6422
      • Open November-April—8:30 p.m.-8:30 a.m.
        • Men’s Shelter at the 1st Christian Church, 302 East 4th Street
        • Women’s Shelter at the United Methodist Church, 228 East 4th Street
    • First Presbyterian Church—7 Poncha Blvd—719-539-6422
      • SOS Emergency Assistance—Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.—by appointment only
      • Tents and sleeping bags
    • Community Resource Center—220 West 4th Street—719-539-4849
      • Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    • Chaffee County Department of Human Services—448 East 1st Street—719-530-2500 (in Salida) and 114 Linderman Avenue—719-395-0344 (in Buena Vista)
      • Temporary Aid to Needy Families—Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    • La Puente Home—913 State Avenue, Alamosa—719-589-5909
      • Emergency shelter and transitional housing—Every day, 6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
    • Loaves and Fishes—241 Justice Center Road, Canon City—719-275-0593
      • Emergency shelter and transitional housing— Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  2. SHOWERS
    • Salida United Methodist Church—228 East 4th Street—719-539-2755
      • Mondays and Thursdays, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.—Showers at the church
    • Community Resource Center—220 West 4th Street—719-539-4849
      • Shower voucher for Salida Hot Springs Pool—Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

4.TRANSPORTATION—GASOLINE VOUCHERS, BUS TICKETS

    • First Presbyterian Church—7 Poncha Blvd—719-539-6422
      1. SOS Emergency Assistance—Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.—by appointment only
    • Bustang Bus Service—54 Jones Avenue—719-530-8980
      1. Daily bus service to Alamosa, Gunnison and Denver, $29, Departs at 7:45 a.m.
      2. Daily bus service to Canon City and Pueblo, $29, Departs at 7:45 a.m.
    • Chaffee Shuttle—54 Jones Avenue—719-530-8980
      1. Daily service around Salida, Suggested donation: $2 – $5
  1. CLOTHING AND OTHER BASIC ITEMS
    • Caring and Sharing—220 West 4th Street—719-539-3686
      1. Clothing, blankets, sleeping bags and other thrift store type items—Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.—Small cost for items.
    • Arkansas Valley Christian Mission—122 Cottonwood Avenue, Buena Vista—719-395-9321
      1. Clothing, blankets, sleeping bags and other thrift store type items Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.—Small cost for items.
    • New Bees Thrift Store—624 Main Street, Buena Vista—719-395-6295
      1. Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

  UTILITIES: FIREWOOD, PROPANE, ELECTRIC, NATURAL GAS

    • First Presbyterian Church—7 Poncha Blvd—719-539-6422
      1. Energy Outreach Colorado—Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.—by appointment only
  1. MEDICAL
    • Buena Vista Health Clinic (HRRMC) Drop-In Clinic—28375 CR 317, Buena Vista—719-395-9048
      1. Clinic open Monday-Friday 1:00-5:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
    • Chaffee County Department of Human Services—448 East 1st Street—719-530-2500 (in Salida) and 114 Linderman Avenue—719-395-0344 (in Buena Vista)
      • Some medical assistance
  • Chaffee County Public Health—448 East 1st Street, Suite 137—719-539-4510
    1. Immunizations—providing adult, adolescent and pediatric vaccines
    2. Oral Health—assistance with dental services
    3. Healthy Communities—assistance with Medicaid, CHP+, and healthcare resources
    4. Connect for Health Colorado—assistance with health insurance
  1. Other
    • Solvista Health—111 Vesta Road—719-539-6502 (in Salida); 28374 CR 317—719-539-6502 (in Buena Vista)
      1. Offers a full range of mental health services. Medicaid and sliding scale.  No one turned away for financial reasons.
    • Salida Pregnancy Resource Center—215 East 3rd Street—719-539-7436
    • The Alliance
    • Emergency services for domestic and sexual violence
    • 24-Hour Crisis Line: 719-539-7347
  2. Churches that can often help with various things.  Call for open hours
    • First Presbyterian Church—7 Poncha Blvd.—719-539-6422
    • Joseph Catholic Church—320 5th Street—719-539-6419
    • United Methodist Church—228 East 4th Street—719-539-2755
        • $25 Safeway gift cards
    • Vineyard Christian Fellowship—1201 Hwy 50—719-539-3359
    • Ascension Episcopal Church—4th and E Street—719-539-4562
    • First Lutheran Church—1237 F Street—719-539-4311
    • Upper Room Church of God—1140 I Street—719-539-3388

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Organization Name

Chaffee County Public Health

Organization Phone

719-539-4510

Website Address

Facebook or Other Social Media

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WHO TO CONTACT

Contact Person

Mike Orrill

Contact Email

morrill@chaffeecounty.org

Contact Phone

719-539-4510

Organization Email

morrill@chaffeecounty.org

LOCATIONS

Physical Address

448 East 1st Street, Suite 137 Salida, CO 81201

Mailing Address

448 East 1st Street, Suite 137 Salida, CO 81201

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Childbirth Classes–Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center
Colorado Springs Pediatric Dentistry-Canon City
Heart of the Rockies Home Health and Hospice