Community Resources for Veterans

At Western, we strive to assist Veterans in transitioning and achieving their educational goals by providing comprehensive information on available resources in and around the Gunnison community for both Veteran students and their families.

Gunnison Resources:

The American Legion is located at 501 E. Virginia Street and can be contacted via phone at 970.641.0172.

The local Veteran's Service Office is located at 225 N Pine St in Gunnison, and is led by Veteran's Service Officer Al Falsetto. Mr. Falsetto can be reached at 970.641.7919.

The Gunnison Chamber of Commerce, 500 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO, 81230 970.641.1501, is a great resource to assist in locating off-campus housing options, area clinics and physicians, employment opportunities, and a local calendar of events.

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The Gunnison Country Shopper is a great local resource for classified ads where you can find anything from jobs, housing, and vehicles, to appliances and furniture.

Tenderfoot Child and Family Development Center, located on the Western campus, is a convenient child-care option. Full-time Western students receive a 15% discount. You can contact Tenderfoot at 970.642.1949.

The Gunnison Watershed School District is Gunnison's public school system for K-12 students and is located at 800 N. Boulevard Street in Gunnison. You can contact the school via phone at 970.641.7770.

Medical Resources

Gunnison Family Medical Center is located at 707 N Iowa Street and can be contacted at 970.641.1771.

Gunnison Valley Family Physicians is located at 130 E. Virginia Avenue and can be contacted at 970.641.0211.

The Gunnison Valley Hospital is located at 711 North Taylor Street in Gunnison. You can contact the hospital at 970.641.1456.