Christmas Assistance - Project Merry Christmas


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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides assistance to children and families, seniors 65and older, and disabled persons in La Plata County, who experience shortcomings in their lives during the Christmas holiday season.

Angels and Bells Tree is located the Durango Mall, 800 S Camino del Rio in Durango. The tree is for community members to adopt and Angel (child/family) or a Bell (senior/disabled) with a wish list of items for Christmas.

This is also the location of the gift wrapping station that supports the program.

Applications can be picked up at Human Services, The Family Center, Basin Health, WIC, Senior Center, Senior Housing and La Plata Schools and Headstart. Application can be dropped of at the application table located at the Northpoint Mall, 1315 Main Avenue, Durango.

Applications must be received no later than December 8.
LocationLa Plata County
Geographical AreaLa Plata County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedurePick up an application at Human Service, Health Department, The Family Center, WIC, The Senior Center or through La Plata County Schools and Headstart and return to the application table located at the Northpoint Mall.
Intake RequirementsMust provide:
- Completed agency application
- Photo ID
- Proof of Residency
- Social Security numbers for the children in the home
- Other Documentation as requested
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilitySeniors age 65 or older, disabled adults age 18 and older and families with children in the home who are experiencing shortcomings during the Christmas season
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (administration hours)
Specific Hours: Application Table days and hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm through December 8th; Saturday, November 17, December 1st and 8th, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm; Table closed November 22 - 25
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 247-2944
Physical Site Address 1 1315 MAIN AVE
Physical Site Address 2 NORTHPOINT MALL
Physical Site City, State, Zip DURANGO, CO 81301
Mailing Address 1 PO BOX 422
Mailing City, State, Zip DURANGO, CO 81302
Main Phone (970) 247-2944 (administration)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Other Phone (970) 247-3205 (for volunteering)
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Project Merry Christmas
Affiliated Program: 1315 MAIN AVE
This Service: Christmas Assistance - Project Merry Christmas
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Christmas Programs (PH-2950.1500)
Holiday Adoption Programs (PH-2950.2950)