South West, colorado Resources

      Southwest Colorado is Imagining Solutions, Inc. 501 (c-3) non-profit's home now for almost 10 years.  We would like to share the resources that the Southwest Colorado Community has to offer to all visitors, new-comers and long time residents.  Southwest Colorado is not only a beautiful place to live but also has much to offer to all!  The list of resources are many and applies to everyone.
      Imagining Solutions will continue to post new resources as we are always learning and discovering more everyday as we live here in Southwest Colorado.  We hope you enjoy what we have discovered so far and please let us know of more resources we have not mentioned because of our own lack of knowledge.  We would greatly appreciate more information.  Please call Jude at (970) 903-3114 and she will be happy to post any new resources we have not mentioned on this page.  Thank you!  

Durango, Colorado

Manna The Durango Soup Kitchen: 1100 Avenida Del Sol, Durango, Colorado/ phone number: (970) 385-5095

Durango Food Bank: 989 S. Camino Del Rio, Durango, Colorado/ phone number: (970)-375-2672

Volunteers of America Community Shelter:  1055 Avenida Del Sol, Durango, Colorado/ phone number: (970) 259-1255

Durango Public Library:  1900 E. 3rd Ave. Durango, Colorado/ phone number: (970)-375-3380

Women's Resource Center in Durango: 679 E. 2nd Ave. Unit#6 Durango, Colorado, 81301/phone number:(970) 247-1242

Durango Transit:  (970) 259-5438

Road Runner Transit:  (970) 563-4545

Community Connections, Inc.: 281 Sawyer Drive, Suite 200, Durango, Colorado/phone number: (970) 258-2464


  The deck was designed and built by John Herr and while John was building this deck, his father in Indianapolis, Indiana, died on June 13, 2012.  John Herr 111 and Imagining Solutions would like to dedicate this deck to John Herr 11.

The Durango Power House Museum

Durango Power House Museum AKA Durango Discovery Museum: 1333 Camino Del Rio, Durango, Colorado 81303.   Below we will share some photos of the museum and of one of Nikola Tesla's original and only remaining windings for AC power.   If you are driving on Hwy 550, AKA Camino Del Rio, look for the only smoke stack standing in Durango for a landmark and turn onto the road that intersects with Camino Del Rio at the Pedestrian crosswalk light and follow the road to the signs that show you were to find parking at The Power House Museum.  Bring your kids of all ages for there is something to learn for everyone!   For more information go to: or call:  (970) 259-9234   Hope to see you there!

La plata family centers coalition

La Plata Family Centers Coalition:  Direct support for families:  Early Childhood Education, CHP+/Medicaid/Connect fro Health Colorado enrollment/Emergency Assistance/Safe Exchange and Supervised Visits

Durango-129 E. 32nd Street, Durango, CO. 81303/ phone number: (970) 385-4747

Durango Recreational facilities


Durango Community Recreational Center:  2700 Main Ave. Durango, Colorado/phone number: (970) 375-7395

Chapman Hill Ice Rink: 500 Florida Rd., Durango, Colorado/phone number: (970) 375-7395

Schneider Skate Park: 950 Rosa Ave. Durango, Colorado/phone number: (970) 375-7321


La Plata Integrated Healthcare:  1970 E. 3rd Avenue, Unit 1, Durango, Colorado 81301

Phone Number: Main: (970) 335-2288

Fax: (970) 335-2280 /  24 Hours & Crisis Care:  (970) 247-5245

Axis Health System/ Oral Health Clinic:  2530 Colorado Ave, Suite A, Colorado 81301

Phone Number: Main (970)335-2442

Fax:(970) 335-2402

24/7 Crisis Care and Integrated Clinics after hours: (970) 247-5245