Women's Resource Center

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

CEAC (Community Emergency Assistance Coalition)

(970) 259-1086
Emergency financial assistance for temporary hardships awarded weekly. 


Hotline: (970) 247-1242
One time grant of up to $500 for temporary hardships awarded every other month.
For La Plata County Residents only.

Salvation Army

Emergency assistance on case by case basis:  deposits, rent, utilities, auto payments, daycare.
Also vouchers for transportation, prescriptions.

LEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program)

Hotline: (970) 247-1242
Assistance with heating bills November 1 – April 30th.
Applications available at the WRC or the Department of Human Services, 1060 E. 2nd Ave., Durango.

EOC (Energy Outreach Colorado)

Assistance with past due heating bills not covered by LEAP, outside of the LEAP assistance period, or for those who do not qualify for LEAP.
Apply through Housing Solutions of the Southwest (970) 259-1086 or
La Plata Family Center (970) 385-4747.


(888) 641-8722
Provides discounts on telephone service (cell or landline) for qualifying low-income individuals. 

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