El Centro de los Pobres

General Information
Description of AgencyEl Centro de los Pobres supports migrant laborers and their families living in and near Avondale, with Clothing Assistance, Emergency Services, Family, Finances, Food Assistance, and Medical Assistance.
HistoryFather Maurice Gallagher, pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Avondale, started Los Pobres 29 years ago. They currently have 5,000 families registered at the center. Serving over 200 families each week. Sister Nancy Crafton, of the Sisters of Charity, is in charge of Los Pobres.
LocationPueblo County
Geographic AreaAvondale and surrounding communities
Intake ProcedureCall for Assistance
Agency TypeNonprofit
Client Information
EligibilityMigrant workers and their families
Contact Information
Contact's Phone719-947-3109
Physical Site Address 1112 E. US Hwy 50
Physical Site City, State, ZipAvondale, CO 81022
Director Information
Director's NameSister Nancy
Additional Information
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: El Centro de los Pobres
Affiliated Programs: El Centro de los Pobres
Affiliated Services: El Centro de los Pobres