Find help with paying bills, expenses, and grant programs
If you’re having a hard time making ends meet in today’s economy, Housing Solutions for the Southwest (HS) can help. They’re the leading organization in the area when it comes to accessing assistance programs. HS also provides counseling and advice, and other forms of aid to Archuleta County residents.
Housing counselors help people with housing problems. They can give advice on foreclosure prevention, government housing programs, legal issues, and mediating landlord/tenant disputes. There are also state mortgage assistance programs that can help you.
The organization provides emergency housing funds and cash grants to low to moderate income families who are facing eviction in the Town of Pagosa Springs and the five county region. If you are in danger of becoming homeless due to a loss of income or some other emergency, you can apply for aid. There are many grants and funds available to help people with their rent, mortgage, and even utility and heating bills. You can also pay for security deposits and first months rent.
They help with long term rental assistance. If you have a low income, you may be able to get help from the government. If you want to get funding, you should apply as soon as possible because there is a limited amount of money available.
Weatherization Services can help you reduce your energy bill. These devices are meant to help people save money on their energy bills by conserving energy. The program and its services are available to anyone who is qualified for the federal government’s LEAP assistance, and it is also available for people who qualify according to annual household income guidelines. The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) also provides emergency services and crisis grants.
For more information about housing options or to apply, please call (970) 259-1086.
The main government organization in the county that provides state, federal, and government benefits and assistance. To be eligible for a program, you must meet its requirements. Low income families may be eligible for energy bill assistance through LEAP. This program may help with paying for some of your winter heating costs. Other government benefits may include food stamps or cash assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. You can also apply for child care. The site can also help with other needs, such as Medicaid applications. This is the address and phone number for the Hot Springs Resort in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.
The San Juan Basin Health Department’s Women, Infants, & Children program provides free food, baby formula, nutrition counseling, and access to basic health services. This aid is for mothers who are pregnant or have recently given birth, as well as their babies. The address for the Pagosa Springs location is 281 Sawyer Drive, Suite 200. The phone number is 970-247-5702.