Resource Links

Suicide Help Line
719-544-1133
Or
Suicide Prevention Line
1-800-273-8255
 
Tu Casa
Support and individual counseling for women and their children, Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, emergnency financial assistance, emergnecy shelter and relocation services, assistance in filling protection orders and divorce paperwork, court accompaniment, and community referrals.
www.slvtucasa.net
202 Carson Ave, Alamosa, CO 81101
Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
24 Hour Hotline: 719-589-2465

Baby and Me, Tobacco Free
A program with Alamosa Public Health for pregnant women who wish to stop smoking
719-589-6639
 
Crossroads Turning Point
Detox, Outpatient DUI education, Substance abuse counseling. By appointment for outpatient services, Detox open 24 hours each day.
Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm
739 1st Avenue, Monte Vista, CO 81144
www.crossroadstp.org
719-589-5176
 
SLV Behavior Health Group
24 Hour Hotline: 719-589-3671
 
Public Health
Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program, Immunizations, Home Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs, Care Coordination and Specialty Clinics, Options for Long Term Care, Breastfeeding support, TB testing, Communicable Disease Invertigation, Emergency Preparedness
8900-B Independence Way, Alamosa, CO 81101
Monday - Friday, 8am-4:30pm
719-589-6639

Nurse Family Partnership
Pregnant with your first baby? Nurse-Family Partnership's maternal health program introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses. This program allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life. The relationship between mother and nurse provides the foundation for strong families, and lives are forever changed – for the better.
www.nursefamilypartnership.org
844-637-6667 or text 844-355-8423

WIC
A programed to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women and children younger than age 5 healthy.  Personalized nurtiontion couslutation, breastfeeding information, support, and referrals, free healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, child care, housing, lactation support, and other services that can benefit the whole family, are some of the service offered. 
128 Market Street, Alamosa, CO 81101
https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/wic-families
719-589-5860
 
Missing Pieces.org Missing Pieces is dedicated to bringing abortion after-care into the 21st Century.
Trudy M. Johnson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Colorado.
With over twelve years experience reaching out to women with grief and abuse issues in a nationally known ministry and seven years working as a marriage and family therapist in a Christian counseling facility, Trudy is as a graduate of Trinity Seminary and also Denver Family Play Therapy Institute specializing in helping clients gain freedom from the past and move onto a path of victory for their future.
www.missingpieces.org

Breastfeeding Support
For support call, Renee: 719-587-3657
 
Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)
Assistance with the cost of child care in centers and licensed homes. Unlicensed homes can be used if approved with added fee, fingerprints, and background check. Families are automatically eligible through TANF. Families must comply with child support, if applicable. Additional paperwork may have to be filled out with applications, local DSS providers can give more detail.
Monday – Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm (walk-ins in the morning, appointments in the afternoon)
8900-C Independence Way, Alamosa, CO 81101
719-587-5291
 
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
Twice monthly meetings for pregnant women and those with children through kindergarten, childcare is provided for mothers to focus on relationship building, networking, and speakers. Runs September-May. Twice a year clothing and accessory swap is held for any moms in the Valley.
Visit: www.mops.org to find a group near you.
 
Early Head Start
Needs based free child care four days a week with supports in nutrition, health, education, and parenting for eligible families with children pre-birth until 3. Applications are available in the office or by calling.  Proof of income, birth certificate or proof of pregnancy, and proof of immunizations will be needed to begin the process.
Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm
715 Main Street, Alamosa, CO 81101
719-937-4010
 
Bright by Three
A program that provides a bright beginning for all Colorado children by helping families support their children’s physical, emotional, and intellectual development during the critical first three years of life.  Prenatal to 3 years old, call for details.
Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
128 Market Street, Alamosa, CO 81101
http://brightbythree.org/
719-589-5161
 
More Online Resources:
Care Net www.care-net.org
NIFLA www.nifla.org
WAIT Training http://www.waittraining.com
National Fatherhood Initiative www.fatherhood.org
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) www.sadd.org
American Pregnancy Association www.americanpregnancy.org
Hope’s Promise www.hopespromise.com
Bethany Adoption Agency www.bethany.org
 
Click on the links below for more useful information:
American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists
What To Expect: Pregnancy & Parenting
Calm a crying baby