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La Puente Home Shelter provides emergency shelter for 800+ individuals annually.
Our shelter serves 42,000 community meals annually. Learn how you can get involved.
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La Puente endeavors to meet immediate needs and to empower people
to live independently, with dignity.

Our Programs


La Puente provides emergency shelter, food assistance, transitional housing, self-sufficiency services and job training for the homeless and other community members in crisis.


Our Mission

La Puente is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving Colorado's San Luis Valley by providing food, shelter, and advocacy for the homeless and community members in crisis. La Puente endeavors to meet immediate needs and to empower people to live independently with dignity.

Serve With Us!

La Puente offers three main types of service opportunities. Please click on the type of service in which you are interested.

Your Gift Can Make a Difference!

The Food Bank Network of the San Luis Valley needs your help! Our goal is to give 600 families a Thanksgiving meal of turkey and all the trimmings. For only $22.60, a family of four can enjoy a meal. Donate today! 

Donate Now

You can make a difference. Click the button to donate today.