FOOD PANTRY Boxes of food distributed to individuals and families in need. No Cost. No appointment necessary. Open every Thursday from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
STONE SOUP CAFE. A delicious free meal offered to anyone, no questions asked. Good food made fresh each week. Open Mondays. Serving line open from 11:45 a.m. -1:15 p.m.
A 501(3)C Not-For-Profit Charitable Organization. Your purchases at the Thrift Store helps support the following programs: Chaffee County Resource Center, Housing for Victims of Domestic Violence, and The Transitional Housing Project. We provide housing for the Valley to Valley Elderly Day Care Center and the Light House Soup Kitchen. We provide jobs for Americans with Disabilities and help support returning Veterans with clothing and supplies.
Founded in 2009, the Chaffee County Breastfeeding Coalition (CCBC) is a volunteer organization comprised of community nurses, public health officials, midwives, mental health providers, child birth educators, La Leche League Leaders, nutritionists, lactation consultants, lactation counselors, and mothers who have led the way for 92% of Chaffee infants to initiate breastfeeding. The coalition works closely with the Chaffee County Public Health and Environment, Early Head Start, Nurse Family Partnership and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) to reach populations which have historically had low breastfeeding rates.
Buena Vista Drug has been serving Buena Vista and the surrounding communities for over 50 years. We are the only independent, privately owned, full-service pharmacy in the county and proud to be a part of this great Colorado community! Now offering drive thru service, most insurances accepted, fast reliable service, immunizations, medication management, rental equipment, compounding, delivery, cards, gifts, souvenirs, photo kiosk, made in Colorado products, Dippin Dots Ice Cream, toys, and much more!
The Chaffee County Self Sufficiency Programs provide financial and medical assistance to low-income families, adults and disabled persons, by using Federal and Colorado State Rules and Regulations and Agency Letters. Some of the services offered are as follows: Medicaid, Aid to the Needy Disabled (State AND), Colorado Works/TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), Food Assistance, Old Age Pension (OAP), CCCAP (Colorado Child Care Assistance Program). Please visit our website for more information regarding these food and cash assistance programs.
Provides supplemental foods, support and education for pregnant, post-partum, breast-feeding women and infants and children up to age 5. Must be a Chaffee County resident and meet income requirements.
719-539-7413 Sa, 395-0344 x 203
Mother to Mother Breastfeeding Support. Nursing your baby can be hard. We Know. We've done it, too. We're here to listen, encourage, nurture and get you the help you need. A Chaffee County Breastfeeding Coalition and Salida Pregnancy & Family Center collaboration.