Every year, The Community Outreach Coalition hosts a Golf Tournament and a Health & Education Fair.


Community Outreach Center Networking Meeting 

The Community Outreach Coalition meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1:30 – 3:00 pm in Swink Hall, on the El Paso County Fairgrounds in Calhan. 

This meeting, which consists of a guest speaker, networking, sharing invaluable community and agency information, is open to the public.  All are welcome to attend every meeting or come when your schedule permits.  Please call Patty at 719-347-7638 with any questions.  



The Community Outreach Center in Calhan has partnered with AARP to provide FREE income tax preparation to rural residents.

CALHAN:  Offered on the following Wednesdays by Appointment only – February 8, February 22, March 8, March 22, and April 5.  

FALCON:  Offered on the following Mondays, Appointments preferred, walk-ins welcome – February 6, February 13, February 27, March 6, March 13, March 20, March 27, April 3 and April 10

Please call Patty Jolly to schedule an appointment – 719-347-7638 

Please note:  AARP membership is not required and there are no age or income limits.  There is a large list of forms that can be prepared.  The following are forms that CANNOT be prepared under this program:

  • Schedule C (Business profit & loss) if a business had a net loss or expenses exceed $10,000
  • Complicated Schedule D without proper paperwork  (Capital Gains & Losses)
  • Schedule E (Rental Property) with expenses, including depreciation
  • Schedule F (Farm Income)
  • 2106 (Employee Business Expenses)
  • 3903 (Moving Expenses)
  • 8615 (Minor’s Investment Income)
  • Portions of Schedules A & B that are not included in our training
  • Schedule K-1 that involves depreciation or deductible expenses
  • Other rental income or business income

What to Bring? ■ Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents  Colorado Driver’s License or ID Card  Copy of last year’s income tax return  W-2 forms for each employer  Unemployment Compensation statements SSA-1099 form if you were paid Social Security benefits  All 1099 Forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-MISC, etc.) showing interest and/or dividends, as well as documentation showing the original purchase price or basis of any assets sold 1099 forms, if you received a pension or annuity  All forms indicating federal income tax paid   Childcare provider information (name, address, employer ID or Social Security number) Receipts or canceled checks, totaled by category, if itemizing deductions Forms 1095, Health Care Coverage, if any received Checkbook, if you desire to have Direct Deposit.