Arkansas Valley Community Center

408 E 6th St.
Las Animas, CO 81054
Phone: 719-456-0257
Fax: 719-456-0257
Open Monday through Friday 8:00AM-3:00PM.
Activities, program, services and support for adults with developmental disabilities. Services are free to those who are eligible.

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: 719-456-2997
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.