Community Initiatives

Silverton & San Juan County Community Prospectus: Open For Business

Sponsored by San Juan Development Association, in partnership with the Town of Silverton, the Community Prospectus was created to help potential investors, entrepreneurs and families interested in moving to Silverton and San Juan County understand information on community marketing strategies, economic development analysis, and private investment memorandums.


Anvil Housing Project

silverton coThe Anvil Mountain subdivision was built to support redevelopment of land for affordable housing through rental units and financing opportunities. This initiative was the compilation of San Juan County and EPA's Brownfield Program.

Silverton Community Food Bank

Through the collaborative efforts of local agencies, organizations, and government, the Silverton COVID Services team can provide a wide range of support and assistance through help with rent and utility bills, food assistance, mental health support, and applying for state & federal aid.

The process is simple and starts by contacting the Silverton COVID Services Coordinator at

Silverton Area Trail Plans

silverton coAdopted unanimously by the Town of Silverton and San Juan County in February 2019, this plan identifies 14 project areas as priorities for trail development in the county. The primary goal of this project is to diversify the community’s recreation economy while simultaneously improving the quality of life for residents through the development of non-motorized trails for hikers, bikers and equestrians.

Silverton Family Learning Center

silverton coOur local preschool is dedicated to inspiring students and community members to be lifelong learners with the courage and confidence to make a positive contribution to the world.