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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.
Join us for Generosity on Tap 2014!

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.

Join Us for Generosity on Tap 2014!

La Puente and the Food Bank Network of the San Luis Valley will host the fifth annual "Generosity on Tap" fundraiser on Saturday, April 26 from 6 - 9 p.m. at the San Luis Valley Brewing Company. Featuring silent and live auctions and music by Don Richmond and the Rifters, this year's event will be a night to remember! Limited tickets are available for $25. Contact the Community Education Office at 719.587.3499 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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