We Are Chaffee community partners are imperative to the success of the project.

Partners are community-based organizations, nonprofits, cultural institutions and others that have strong relationships within the community who agree to work together in a safe manner to create a more resilient community through the power of storytelling and community conversations. Partners positively impact social determinants of Health in Chaffee County through their work in healthcare, housing, environment, education, the economy and other community efforts.


All partners pledge to communicate openly and collaboratively while showing curiosity and respect for all voices represented in We Are Chaffee. We agree that our engagement will strive to create a deeper and more resilient community.

For more information about becoming a We Are Chaffee Partner - click here.

We Are Chaffee Partners

The Alliance

The mission of The Alliance is to eliminate domestic violence and sexual assault and to empower victims through education, services and social change.

Contact: Shelley Shreiner

Email: director@alliancechaffee.org

URL: https://alliancechaffee.org/

Boys & Girls Clubs of Chaffee County

The Clubs strive to enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Email: director@bgcchaffee.org

URL: http://www.bgcchaffee.org/About

Chaffee County Community Foundation

The Chaffee County Community Foundation uses philanthropy and collaboration to act as a catalyst to build a more connected and resilient Chaffee County.

Jospeh Teipel


Email: hello@chaffeecommunity.org

URL: http://www.chaffeecountycommunityfoundation.org

Chaffee Housing Trust

To promote responsible community development by providing affordable and sustainable home ownership and rentals to qualifying residents.

Contact: Read McColluch

Email: info@chaffeehousing.org

URL: http://chaffeehousing.org/HOME-PAGE

Salida Circus Outreach Foundation

Salida Circus was established in 2007 as a personal development and community-building tool for under-served youth in Chaffee County.

Contact: Jennifer Dempsey

Email: info@thesalidacircus.com

URL: http://www.socialcircuscolorado.org/

Salida Regional Library