Community Resources

Archuleta County DHS is working closely with local and regional agencies to provide assistance to our community. Please see below for community resources available in Archuleta County

Local Resources

Archuleta County Food Pantries, Senior Meals and Community Meal

Pick-Up Dates, Times and Locations please click Archuleta County Food Pantries.

Archuleta Housing Resources 

For housing resources in Archuleta please visit the Archuleta County Housing List

Archuleta County Food Coalition 

Local non-profit creating a community of wellness through food/nutrition resource assistance and educational programs. For more information visit Food Coalition For Archuleta 

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) 

Helping pregnant women, infants and children with nutritious food and breastfeeding support. Visit WIC for more information and how to apply.


Affordable prenatal care, free parenting classes and services. For more information visit Aspire 

Rise Above Violence

Local non-profit that supports victims and survivors of domestic abuse. They help connect individuals with legal services, safe housing, victim compensation and more. For more information please visit Rise Above Violence. If you need assistance call their 24 hour hotline at 970-264-9075. All calls are free and confidential.

Suicide Hotline 1-844-493-8255

Whatever you are going through, there's help. There is no wrong reason to call. Support for you and your loved ones. Colorado Crisis Services 

Axis Health System

Axis Health is open and available for patients and the community at all Axis Health System locations. Providing primary health care, mental health care, substance use treatment, care coordination and dental health care.

  • Axis 24/7 Crisis Line: 970-247-5245 

Colorado Legal Services

Legal help for low-income Coloradans with civil legal needs. For more information visit Colorado Legal Services 

Early Childhood Council

The council's goal is to foster and sustain a comprehensive, high-quality, and accessible early childhood system that supports families and the community in order to prepare children for academic and personal success in life. For more information on resources and services visit ECC 

Mountain Express Transit (MET)

For the bus schedule visit  MET

The Fatherhood Program

Get important tools to carry you through your fatherhood journey. Knowing what to expect and where to get help makes being a dad easier.

Pagosa Outreach Connection (POC)

POC is a collaborative multi-sector group of concerned citizens  including non-profit, business, faith based and governmental agencies who gather weekly to screen, advocate and provide financial assistance to residents in need.  Typically, the POC service is provided as a one-time intervention to support residents who are experiencing a financial hardship or crisis.  For more information and an application, please click POC Application

Pagosa Community Initiative 

Local non-profit that focuses on creating interactive opportunities that honor culture and diversity. PCI provides Archuleta residents with services that increase wellness and engagement for a better quality of life. For more information or support please visit Pagosa Community Initiative  

Pagosa Senior Center 

Supporting independence and advance community resilience by empowering individuals who are 60 and better. For more information on the community café or meals on wheel visit Archuleta Seniors Inc. 

A Companion That serves (ACTS)

A senior companion/care-assist services. If you are a senior looking for help around your home contact Madeline Sutton at 970-325-3585 

Veterans Services

Providing assistance for qualified military veterans and their families to obtain program benefits. For more information please visit the Archuleta Veterans Services

Regional Resources 

Low Income Energy Assistance Program 

LEAP helps pay a portion of winter home heating costs. LEAP will begin accepting applications for the 2023-24 season on November 1st.

Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC)

Energy Outreach Colorado can only provide assistance for utilities.  For more information and an application please click here EOC Website

Southwest Colorado Disaster Assistance

Community and business groups are working together to collect and share resources during the COVID pandemic. The goal is to support residents, businesses and visitors of Southwest Colorado with up-to-date, accurate information and resources for all those impacted by this disaster in our communities. Please visit SWCODA for more information.

State of Colorado 2-1-1 Colorado 

In partnership with Mile High United Way, the Colorado State Emergency Operations Center activated 2-1-1  Colorado to connect Coloradans with human service resource statewide.  Coloradans can reach Western Colorado 2-1-1 website at  or calling 1-888-217-1215.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits 

Supporting individuals with financial support as they seek employment. For more information please visit CDLE

Workforce Development 

Helps connect Coloradans with employment and skill training. For more information go to Southwest Workforce Area

Housing Solutions for the Southwest 

Housing Solutions is dedicated to securing and maintaining affordable housing options for individuals and families in Southwest Colorado.  For more information please go to their website at 


 For fingerprinting services please visit CBI