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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.

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!

Winter is almost here, and La Puente's programs can always use a helping hand! Whether it is canned goods for the Food Bank Network or warm bedding for our shelter guests, every little bit helps. Contact the Administrative Office at 719.589.5909. 

Donate Now

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