Category Archives: Human Services

Arkansas Valley Resource Center

415 Colorado Avenue
PO Box 716
La Junta, CO 81050

Phone: 719-384-7764
Fax: 719-384-1938


Sandra L. Leonard, Executive Director.

Arkansas Valley Resource Center provides comprehensive services to victims of crime and their children. We have satellite offices in Las Animas and Ordway.

Las Animas Helping Hands

P.O. Box 576
811 Hurd Ave.
Las Animas, CO 81054-1467
Phone: 719-468-3396
Fax: 719-456-2997
Open 9:00am – 5:00pm or as needed for emergencies.
Emergency assistance for residents of Bent County who are going through a crisis and need help with their utilities, gas, rent, food, prescriptions and other emergencies.  Free budgeting classes, transportation for medical appointments, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance are available by appointment.
Commodities are handed out on the 2nd Monday of each month beginning at 10:00 a.m. at
the Bent County Garage located across the street east of the Bent County Courthouse.