Phone: 719-239-0295 | 7 Poncha Blvd (First Presbyterian Church) Salida, CO
A Little Help is a neighbor to neighbor, non-profit, volunteer organization right here in Chaffee County! We support the elders in our community, in remaining in their homes an being a part of our community.
Phone: 719-539-7347 | 234 E Street Salida
Counseling services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, crisis intervention, support groups, emergency financial assistance and legal advocacy to adult and child victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. All services confidential and free of charge. A non-profit.
At the American Cancer Society, we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.
Whether we're working in a community near you or one halfway around the world, our mission remains the same: to save lives. See what we've been up to lately — and get to know the American Cancer Society a little bit better.
Phone: (719) 395-2737 | 701 Gregg Drive Buena Vista, CO
Mission - Advocating for the welfare of all animals through compassion and care
Profile - Ark-Valley Humane Society has been serving Chaffee County, CO for over 25-years and is the community’s only humane society. Ark-Valley Humane Society is dedicated to advocating for the welfare of all animals through compassion and care. Putting no time limits on how long animals remain at the shelter - a pet stays available for as long as needed to find a loving home. Through humane education and spay / neuter programs, our goal is to reduce the number of unwanted pets in our community.
Phone: 719-207-3422 | 1239 D Street Salida, CO
Articipate is a Salida-based, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to showing the importance of the arts in society today. We offer many programs in Salida and beyond, and we are currently raising funds for the continuation of our drum and dance troupe for kids ages 7-14. The Little River Tribe is run in partnership with the Salida Boys & Girls Club and currently has a waiting list for participants.
Phone: 719-539-9500 | 340 E 5th St.
Salida, CO 81201
Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as caring, productive, responsible citizens. We accomplish this by offering programs in five core areas: character and leadership development; education and career development; health and life skills; the arts; and sports, fitness and recreation.
An organization whose focus is teaching children in the community about music, acting and dance. Calliope offers workshops for children who are interested in performing in their local theater productions.
Phone: 719-539-7700 |
Conserve and restore: natural areas, water resources, scenic areas, view corridors, land for aesthetic or recreational value. Protect: riparian habitat, agricultural and ranching land, wild life habitat, fragile ecosystems. Enhance access to public lands. Preserve historic resources.
Chaffee County Crime Stoppers has been a service to the people of Chaffee County for over 30 years. Crime Stoppers helps law enforcement by accepting tips related to crimes committed. All calls received are anonymous. The tips received are forwarded to law enforcement to help with their investigations.
Phone: 719.539.2018 | 339 E. Hwy 50, Ste. 103
PO Box 1011, Salida, CO 81201
The mission of the Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) is to assure that Chaffee County is Open for Business and to retain, expand, and create jobs in Chaffee County. The CCEDC is comprised of a working board of successful local business people that are deeply rooted and representative of the community and have experience with a wide range of issues. CCEDC's goal is to facilitate the creation of living wage jobs and sustainable economic development within Chaffee County. The CCEDC Board is dedicated to enhancing local business and industry opportunities by serving as a "one-stop shop," or single point of contact for businesses interested in expanding, initiating, or relocating their enterprise in Chaffee County.
Phone: 719-539-6151 | 10165 County Road 120 Salida, CO 81201
The Chaffee County Fair occurs annually, the end of July to the first part of August. The Fairgrounds offer many amenities, including a 6,000-foot exhibit hall, meeting room with demonstration kitchen, commercial kitchen, a 10,000-foot event center, open-air livestock pavilion, two outdoor arenas, paved and unpaved parking, RV park with electricity and livestock and horse stalls.
Phone: 719-539-4510 | 448 East 1st St. Suite 137 CCPH Logo Capitals
Salida , CO 81201
Chaffee County Public Health is dedicated to promoting health and preventing disease by supporting individuals, families, and communities. Our services include, but are not limited to: Education and follow-up for communicable diseases as well as providing resources and referral information.
Phone: (719) 395-8059
The Collegiate Peaks Forum Series sponsors free lectures featuring nationally recognized persons schooled in Philosophy, Religion/Spirituality and Science.
Phone: 719- 539-9329 | 9008 CR 240
Salida, CO 81201
Colorado Firecamp, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, wildland firefighter school trains about 900 students annually, based at the Ponderosa Lodge north of Maysville. Founded in 2002 by volunteer firefighter Kent Maxwell in response to that summer's destructive wildfire season in Colorado and other western states. Colorado Firecamp has become a nationally recognized advocate for firefighter safety and the country's largest chainsaw tree faller training program.
Phone: (719) 530-5980 | 448 E. 1st Street, Suite 201
Salida, CO 81201
Workforce Centers provide a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers alike. These include: job listings, computer & Internet access, career counseling and training for job seekers; and recruitment of workers, pre-screening and referral services, tax credits, and training reimbursement for employers.
Phone: 719-539-3393 | 10915 CR 128 Poncha Springs, CO
Cross Roads Church is a group of Christians who seek to love God, love each other and love their community. The Church was started by a small group of people from Temple Baptists Church, Salida, who believed there should be a church in Poncha Springs. A pastor from Oklahoma and his wife came to serve the congregation and a building was built in 2000. In 2002 the Oklahoma couple returned to that state and Dub Chambers was called to be the pastor. he served in that position until 2012. The church grew in number and an addition to the first building was completed in 2006.
Phone: 719-530-2582 | 448 E 1st St. Salida, CO
Family & Youth Initiatives is a prevention division within Chaffee Health and Human Services that provides support to over 300 local youth and families a year. Programs range from one-on-one mentoring between adults and youth, to parenting and family programs, to educational programs, to divert youth from high risk behaviors.
The Central Colorado FoodShed Alliance (CCFA) is a grassroots cooperative that connects farmers, food artisans and craft makers with the local community. Our mission is to help facilitate a thriving local food economy and a healthy, happy, sustainable future. We manage the Farmers Markets in Buena Vista and Salida, Colorado and we throw a huge celebration of local food, called ShedFest, at the end of each season. We also publish a Guide to Local Food to help people source locally!
Salida Farmers Market: Saturdays, Alpine Park, at the corner of F Sreet and 5th Street, 8:00am-1:00pm ( June 2 - Oct. 20th, 2018)
Buena Vista Farmers Market: Sunday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at South Main Town Square ( June 3 - Oct. 7th, 2018)
www.brownscanyon.org The mission of Friends of Browns Canyon (FOBC) is “To protect, conserve, and enhance the ecological and aquatic resources of the wildlands within Browns Canyon.” FOBC, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, was instrumental in the campaign to gain permanent protection, through President Barack Obama’s 19 February 2015 proclamation (under...
Phone: 719-539-6177 | 8913 W. Hwy 50 Poncha Spriings, CO
The Hutchinson Ranch, established in 1868, is one of the oldest continuously operating cattle ranches in the Upper Arkansas River Valley. It was honored as a Centennial Ranch by the State of Colorado in 1986.
Phone: 719-530-5597 | 104 Crestone Avenue, 3rd floor Salida, CO
FCRJ is a non-profit 501c3 organization that promotes the safety of our community by 1)addressing juvenile and young adult offender accountability; 2) empowering victims of all ages through a supportive conflict resolution process through dialogue with offenders, while introducing concepts of empathy and compassion; 3) gives Youthful offenders an opportunity to make restitution and move past shame, increasing a sense of self-worth and a connection to the community; and 4) educates the community about the benefits of restorative justice, resulting in improved community awareness, involvement, and satisfaction in helping individuals handle conflict in a positive constructive manner - and ultimately remaining free from the justice system.
Phone: 719-539-5106 | 128 E. 1st Street Suite 205 Salida, CO
A nonprofit membership-driven organization whose mission is to foster stewardship of the resources of the Arkansas River region through education, volunteerism and experiences.
Phone: 719-395-0482 | 27951 CR 319 Buena Vista, CO
Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit ecumenical Christian housing ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child is entitled to a simple, decent, affordable place to dwell in dignity and safety. Our focus is not simply the construction of a house or houses, but also the empowerment of the residents in our community.
Phone: 719.539.3400 | 115 E. 1st Street Salida, CO
Hildebrand Home Care, Inc. - Canon City and Salida are part of The Campus of Care, Canon City, Colorado, which also includes assisted living at Friendship House at the Home and Legacy Center and skilled nursing care at Hildebrand Care Center, Inc.
Phone: 719-539-9439 | 140 West Third Street Salida, CO 81201
The club accepts applications for treating children up to 18 years of age with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal-cord injuries and cleft lip and palate.
The MISSION for PAWS FOR LEOS is to provide highly trained service dogs to Law Enforcement Officers (LEOS), Emergency Service Providers, Firefighters and First Responders who have been physically or mentally injured on active duty on behalf of the public and to provide solace and support to LEOS’ surviving family members, especially children, in cases of fatalities of parents occurring in the line of duty.
Phone: 719-539-3381 | 145 Sabeta Avenue Poncha Springs, CO
As a chartered local association through the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), REALTORS® of Central Colorado (ROCC) brings the power of NAR and the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) to the local REALTOR® and affiliate members.
Phone: 719-221-4008 |
The board members of this all-volunteer organization have diverse interests and an extensive background in obtaining and administering various kinds of grants. SPOT is an incubator for projects within its areas of interest, including the Hutchinson Homestead Museum and Cultural Center. SPOT is a 501[c]3 non-profit corporation registered with the State of Colorado.
Phone: 719-539-6467 |
Salida Aspen Concerts has been running every summer since 1977 in partnership with the world-famous Aspen Music Festival and School. The series consists of six classical chamber music concerts during July and August.
Phone: 719-427-9232 |
The Salida Circus Outreach Foundation (SCOF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in September 2007 to provide circus training to children and adults in Chaffee County a personal development and community-building tool. Tutors offer weekly workshops and three annual camps to teach acrobatics, stiltwalking, juggling, trapeze, unicycling, plate-spinning, clowning and more.
Phone: 719-539-3351 | 305 F Street Salida, CO
The Salida Community Center's mission is to promote an environment of support and advocacy to adults by fostering opportunities for fellowship, recreation, health and wellness, life-long learning and partnering with other community organizations.
Phone: 719-207-1480 |
The Salida Council for the Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Salida, Colorado. The organization was originally founded in 2002 as the nonprofit "ArtWorks, For the Heart of the Rockies," with an aim to facilitate community access to arts grants and other types of government and foundation funding.
Phone: 719.539.7483 | 406 1/2 W. Hwy. 50 Salida, CO
The Salida Museum was opened in 1954, using two back rooms of the Hot Springs Pool. The museum was founded and operated by Harriet Alexander. When Mrs. Alexander died in 1971, she left funds to build the current museum building. The current location has been in use since 1975, serving the City of Salida and Chaffee County as a source of historical information. The Museum Association also owns and maintains the Maysville School and the Smelter Smokestack as historical landmarks
Phone: 719-539-7436 | 215 E. 3rd St. Salida, CO
The mission of the SP&FC is to support our community through life affirming action. We fulfill that mission through providing services to families and women with unplanned pregnancies as well as families with planned pregnancies. We offer pregnancy tests, limited ultrasounds, STD testing, pregnancy information, parenting classes, birth control information, adoption and abortion information, classes for dads, material support through our Baby Boutique.
"Service above Self." Rotary is an international service organization. In Salida, Rotary is the largest service organization with 60 active members - known locally for the Band Shell in Riverside Park, scholarships given annually to deserving high-school students, for the annual Memorial Day Bluegrass Festival, 4th of July Beer Garden, and for the many contributions given annually to needy community organizations.
The purpose of the Salida Spartan Athletic Booster Club is to celebrate and support all Spartan athletes and coaches. Membership is one of the many ways the group collects funds to support athletics in the form of team grants, athlete and coach dinners, and scholarships for graduating seniors. The Salida Spartan Athletic Booster Club is proud to have been a part of the many years of tradition in Salida and strives to maintain community and school involvement through events such as the traditional homecoming bonfire, team and individual sports photos, and participating in school events like back to school night. The club sells Spartan merchandise to promote Spartan purple pride. Athletic Booster Club Member Signs around town show the student athletes they have a lot of fans behind them. Our motto has been “Shoulder to Shoulder, Side by Side, We Can Win with Spartan Pride!!”
Phone: (719) 239-0085 | 944 E. Rainbow Boulevard, PMB 221 Salida, CO
We raise funds for these projects as well as Scholarships for college-bound students and Community Grants to non-profit organizations through our very successful Home and Garden Show (held in April each year), Coffee Sales. Additionally we have helped Salida South's Search & Rescue raise funds for many needed supplies.
Phone: 719-530-0933 | 220 W. Sackett Salida, CO
The SteamPlant is a stylish, urban event venue in downtown Salida. Great gatherings of all kinds happen at the SteamPlant including conferences, concerts, weddings and theatrical events. Owned by the City of Salida, the SteamPlant Event Center will provide a special and memorable venue for your event.
Phone: 719-395-2737 | 10128 Hwy 50 Poncha Springs, CO
Ark Valley Humane Society (AVHS) maintains a compassionate no-kill animal shelter for homeless, lost and unwanted pets without regard for time or space. AVHS also reduces the number of unwanted pets through spay/neuter programs, connects homeless pets and adoptive homes, offers support services for the prevention of cruelty to animals and presents public education for responsible pet ownership.
Phone: 303-953-3600 | 1780 Pennsylvania Street Denver, CO
We are singularly focused on helping Coloradans live their healthiest lives by advancing opportunities to pursue good health and achieve health equity, through grant making, policy and advocacy, strategic private investments, and convening to drive change.
Phone: (719) 539-5576 | 140 West Third Street Salida, CO 81201
Located in historic Downtown, the New Salida Masonic Temple Association building is a great place for your next business meeting, reunion, wedding reception or party.
Phone: 719-539-6359 | PO Box 1081 Salida,CO
Non-profit organization whose goal is to conserve, protect and restore North America's cold water fisheries and their watersheds. Activities include habitat restoration projects, stream enhancement, educational classes for all ages (fly casting, fly tying, water quality, entomology, etc), fishing outings, clean-ups, informative programs, etc. Meetings alternate between Salida and Buena Vista on the second Wednesday of the month. Check website.
Phone: 719.275.7408 | 3224-A Independence Road Canon City, CO 81212
UAACOG was formed in 1974 under Federal Legislation and State Executive Order allowing the formation of "regional councils." There are 14 planning and management regions in Colorado.
Contact: Jan Azzopardi
On March 1, 2010, Salida Kiwanas Club, Salida Lions Club and Salida Sertoma Club merged to become the Upper Arkansas Service Club. The UASC is committed to serving the Upper Arkansas Valley, from Coaldale to Maysville and from Poncha Pass to Buena Vista.
Phone: 719.539.4396 | 348 G Street Salida, CO 81201
We provide Seniors with activities, socialization and support services in a safe, friendly, dignified, loving and caring environment. We are State certified, Alzheimer’s Association recognized.