Food Bank

 
General Information
Description of ProgramEmergency food bank for La Junta, Swink and Cheraw residents. (Food boxes are given once every three months unless circumstances require more often. Bread & dairy products are available once a week.)
ObjectivesLa Junta Associated Charities is an organization which functions as an outreach of L.J. Ministerial Association; working to pool resources of the area in order to provide various assistance to the needy.
Urgent Services ProvidedCall for information
LocationOtero County
Geographic AreaLa Junta
TerritoryCheraw, Swink, and La Junta
Intake ProcedureIn person
Intake RequirementsMust provide proof of income, social security number, eviction/shut off notice if applicable, and proof of residency. Must reside in Cheraw, La Junta, or Swink. Other criteria: utility bill, official letter from Soc. Sec., Food Stamps, LEAP, etc., if applicable.
Additional RequirementsMust reside in Swink, La Junta, or Cheraw
Helpful TipsMust provide proof of income, social security number, eviction/shut off notice if applicable, and proof of residency. Other criteria: utility bill, official letter from Soc. Sec., Food Stamps, LEAP, etc., if applicable.
 
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsIndividuals and families living in the Swink, La Junta, and Cheraw areas.
Languages SpokenEnglish/Spanish on occasion.
EligibilityMust reside in Swink, La Junta, or Cheraw
 
Fees or Charges
Types of Feesnone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation1:00 pm - 3 pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameMs. Janet Clark
Contact's PositionOffice Administrator
Contact's Phone719-384-4451
Physical Site Address 1517 Colorado Ave.
Physical Site City, State, ZipLa Junta, Colorado 81050
Mailing Address 1517 Colorado Ave.
Mailing City, State, ZipLa Junta, Colorado 81050
Main Phone719-384-4451
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
La Junta Associated Charities
This Program: Food Bank
Affiliated Services: Food Pantry - La Junta Associated Charities