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La Plata County, CO Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters

Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income.  We have listed out the shelters and services we have in La Plata County, CO below. This list has homeless shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, etc. The database consists of over 4,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, shared housing, residential drug alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing.  


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Housing Solutions For The Southwest - Hcv Section 8 Durango
Durango, CO 81303
(970) 259-1086
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing
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Housing Solutions For The Southwest Durango
Durango, CO 81303
(970)259-1086
Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization
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Housing Solutions For The Southwest, Inc. Durango
Durango, CO 81303
(970)259-1086
Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance
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Housing Solutions For The Southwest Durango
Durango, CO 81303
970-259-1086-10
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs
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Volunteers Of America Colorado Branch - Southwest Safehouse (domestic Violence) (for Women And Children)
Durango, CO 81302
970-259-5443

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Housing Solutions For The Southwest - Scattered Site
Durango, CO 81303
970-259-1086

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Volunteers Of America Colorado Branch - Durango Community Shelter
Durango, CO 81301
970-259-1255

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Housing Solutions For The Southwest - Homeward Bound
Durango, CO 81303
970-259-1086

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Housing Solutions For The Southwest - Housing Choice Voucher (hcv) Rental Assistance Program
Durango, CO 81303
970-259-1086

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Emergency Homeless Prevention Program - Housing Solutions For The Southwest -
Durango, CO 81303
970-259-1086

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Volunteers Of America (colorado Branch) - Cedar View Apartments In Durango (for Seniors Ages 62+)
Durango, CO 81301
970-247-9759

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Types of Shelters and Services we provide


We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services. They include:

Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless & low-income. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day.  Meals and other supportive services are often offered.  3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

Halfway Housing helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.

Permanent Affordable Housing is a long-term solution for housing. Residents are often allowed to stay as long as they remain in the low-income bracket but is sometimes limited 3 - 5 years.  Residents pay no more then 30% of their income towards rent. Emergency shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs that allow their clients to stay without a maximum stay is also classified under this category.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 



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Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

Shared Housing Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. ShelterListings.org finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.

Rooming House or Boarding House A rooming house is a building in which renters occupy single rooms and share kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. The location may be a converted single family home, a converted hotel, or a purpose built structure. Rooming houses may have as few as three rooms for rent, or more than a hundred. The same goes for boarding houses. We list these types of residences throughout ShelterListings.org.