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

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Upcoming Events

Featured Event


A Holly Jolly Toy Drive

A “Holly Jolly Toy Drive” is presented by the La Plata Family Centers Coalition in Durango Colorado. All proceeds of this local Durango based 2021 Toy Drive go to benefit local families. To find out more information please call the Family Center at (970) 385-4747.

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Core Services

Colorado Community

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

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.

Parents As

The Parents as Teachers  home visitation program is offered to families with young children and includes parenting education through Love and Logic workshops as well as free hearing, vision, and developmental screenings.

Recent Posts

Juntos Crecemos – Comunicado de Prensa

Durango, CO – La Colorado Health Foundation ha otorgado un subsidio de $478 000 a LPFCC para establecer el proyecto “Together We Grow/Juntos Crecemos”. Los miembros de la comunidad encabezarán esta iniciativa para utilizar, arreglar y ampliar la infraestructura existente en la propiedad de Sunnyside Farms ubicada en County Road 215, al sur de Durango. La meta de la iniciativa es la de promover la salud en nuestra comunidad, cultivando un suministro de alimentos local y sostenible, mejorando la estabilidad económica, y fomentando el orgullo por la herencia cultural de múltiples generaciones.

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Together We Grow – Press Release

Durango, CO- The Colorado Health Foundation has awarded $478,000 in grant funding to LPFCC to establish the “Together We Grow/Juntos Crecemos” project. Community members will lead this initiative to utilize, repair and expand on existing infrastructure on the Sunnyside Farms property located off County Road 215 south of Durango. The goal of the initiative is to promote health in our community by growing a local, sustainable food supply, enhancing economic stability, and encouraging pride in multigenerational cultural heritage.

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Join Our Mission

Together with your support, we impact the lives of hundreds of families in Southwest Colorado each year. 


Here’s a quick look at the number of services provided  in 2020 – 2021

Total Services Provided
Unduplicated Individuals
Unduplicated Families

Growing Connections

Every day the Family Center works to connect families and individuals to the resources and supports they need.  Your support makes it all possible.