La Plata Family Centers Coalition
Providing services that empower people and build stronger communities.
A Non -Profit on a MIssion
United We Serve!
The La Plata Family Centers Coalition is a community-based organization that delivers high-quality human services in rural Southwest Colorado. For over 35 years, The La Plata Family Centers Coalition has listened and responded to the current social, emotional, educational, and economic needs of the diverse families in our community.
COVID-19 Operations Update
Please note that while our lobby remains closed to walk-ins, the Family Center remains open to serve our community.
In order to keep the environment as safe as possible, please contact us to arrange a pick-up or meeting before arriving at the center. If you have any questions about our donations, services, or volunteering please contact us at
News and Events
The City of Durango has made the La Plata Family Centers Coalition a recipient of the 2020 Community Support Funding Grant! This grant contributed to the Family Support Services offered providing concrete resources such as food boxes, Gas Vouchers, and other emergency assistance to our community members.
The La Plata Family Center has earned the status for delivering high-quality services to children and families. What it is The national award recognizes La
The Colorado Community Response program is designed to help prevent child maltreatment, by strengthening families economic security, improving their ability to cope with stress, and helping families measure an increase in positive progres
Family Support Services pairs caring family advocates with families to achieve self-sufficiency by providing the following: goal setting, addressing immediate needs through resource sharing and referral networks, financial coaching, and parenting education.
The Parent Education Program offers the Parents as Teachers home visitation program to families with young children including free hearing, vision, and developmental screenings, and parenting education through Love and Logic workshops.
Join Our Mission
Together with your support, we impact the lives of hundreds of families in Southwest Colorado each year. Donors and supporters like you, make it possible for the La Plata Family Centers Coalition to continue our mission of building stronger families and a thriving community.
YOUR SUPPORT IS MAKING AN IMPACT
Here’s a quick look at the number of services provided so far in 2019 – 2020
Every day the Family Center works to connect families and individuals to the resources and supports they need. Your support makes it all possible.