Durango Community Shelter

1055 Avenida del Sol
Durango, CO 81301

Volunteers of America's Durango Community Shelter serves homeless children, women and men with comprehensive residential shelter services.  The Durango Community Shelter serves over 500 children, women and men each year, including over 40% women and children. The Durango Community Shelter is the only shelter of its kind in La Plata County, and the only option for families and individuals trying to get back on their feet and regain self-sufficiency.

Volunteer positions include maintenance projects and cooking. Please contact the Durango Community Shelter's Program Manager, Sarada Leavenworth, if you are interested in volunteering.

For more information or to speak with a counselor on duty contact the Durango Community Shelter at 970-259-1255.

Wish List

The Community Shelter has an ongoing need for the following items:

Canned Fruit/Vegetables, Coffee, Sugar, Vegetable Oil, Bus Tokens, Movie Passes, Recreation Center Passes, Books, Phone Cards, Tootbrushes, Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Ziplock Bags, Postage Stamps, Ibuprofen, Gift Certificates.