Imagine a place where:
Children, seniors, and families...
can get the help they need in times of crisis.
contribute their time, resources, and talents to helping fellow community members.
Social service agencies...
share the same goals under the same roof.
can gather to socialize, learn, create, and grow.
This place is the
Community Services Center
and it’s about to come to life in Wellington, Colorado
The Need is Great
of Wellington residents had income below poverty level in 2019. That is over 700 people in just Wellington and over 1,200 people in the Wellington area.
of the children in Wellington live in poverty.
of the people in Wellington lack health insurance.
FROM OUR PARTNERS AT THE FOOD BANK FOR LARIMER COUNTY
Hunger in Larimer County often goes unnoticed. We live in a great community, so it’s easy to overlook hunger when it doesn’t touch you or someone you love. That’s because hunger hides behind closed doors. It lives in the home of a single mother who skips dinner to make sure her children have enough to eat. It lives in the apartment of the grandfather who has to choose between a meal and taking his medicine. It lives in the bedroom of a young child who has to make it all night without food until the next school day when she knows she will be fed.
of Larimer County residents live at or below the Federal Poverty guideline.
Larimer County residents are food insecure.
of single mothers live in poverty.
of seniors are food insecure.
of school-aged children in Larimer County receive free or reduced meals.