Miscellaneous Resources

Ability Connection Colorado
801 Yosemite Street
Denver, CO 80230
Phone: (303) 691.9339
Fax: (303) 691.0846
Web: www.abilityconnectioncolorado.org/
Services: Provides inclusive educational opportunities, pathways to the personal satisfaction of employment, and support that helps people thrive to Coloradans with disabilities and their families each year.

About Face (formerly Colorado Cleft Palate Association)
Phone: (800) 665-3223
Web: www.aboutface.ca/
Email: info@aboutface.ca

ADAPT
201 S Cherokee
Denver, CO 80223
Phone: (303) 733-9324
Fax: (303) 733-6211
Web: www.adapt.org
Services: Organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom.

ASPIRE
The purpose of ASPIRE is to

  1. Increase a youth and family’s overall household income, and thereby reduce the household’s dependence upon public benefits, by increased educational attainment and increased career achievement.
  2. Inform federal policymakers in all the four federal agencies through evaluation of interventions and outcomes.

http://aspirewest.org/colorado
1575 Sherman St, 4th Floor
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 866-3364

Brain Injury Association of Colorado
4200 W. Conejos Place, Ste. 524
Denver, CO 80204
Phone: (303) 355-9969
Web: www.biacolorado.org
Services: provides support and advocacy for individuals with brain injuries

Center for Family Outreach
1100 Poudre River Drive, Suite B
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: 970-495-0084
Web: www.tcffo.org/
Serivces: Provides one-on-one supervision/mentoring, intervention, education, and support services for youth and families struggling with substance abuse and high-risk adolescent behavior

Cerebral Palsy Guide
3208 E. Colonial Drive #241 City
Orlando, FL 32803
Phone number: 1-855-329-1008
Website: http://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com/
Cerebral Palsy Guide helps parents better understand their child’s diagnosis. This website provides information on cerebral palsy causes, symptoms and the treatment options that are available as well as resources for both emotional and financial support.

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition
655 Broadway, Suite 775
Denver, Colorado 80203
Phone: (303) 839-1775
Fax: (303) 839-1782
Services: Advocacy for people with all types of disabilities and legal representation in ADA matters.

Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council
1120 Lincoln, Suite 706
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (720) 941-0176
Web: www.coddc.org/

Email: cddpc.email@state.co.us
Services: Advocate in collaboration with and on behalf of people with developmental disabilities for the establishment and implementation of public policy which will further their independence, productivity, and integration.

Colorado Division for Developmental Disabilities
Colorado Department of Human Services
Division for Developmental Disabilities
4055 S. Lowell Blvd.
Denver, CO 80236
Phone: (303) 866-7450
Web: www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDHS-VetDis/CBON/1251579253372
Services: provides leadership for the direction, funding, and operation of services to persons with developmental disabilities within Colorado

Colorado Hands & Voices
Northeast Region
Valerie Walker
Phone: (970) 373-7091
Web: www.cohandsandvoices.org/

Services: Provides support to families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology.  Provides families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.

Commission on Disability
Phone: 970-416-2525
Web: www.fcgov.com/cityclerk/disability.php
Services: An advisory group that addresses issues affecting people with disability.  Members are appointed by the Fort Collins City Council and members advise the City Council on disability related matters.

Community Life Center
220 N. Grant Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 449-5191
Services:

  • Family Services – assists families in their pursuance of vocational education, sustainable and safe housing, parenting support, financial budgeting, community connections and aid in the increase of support networks
  • Education – improves student’s academic skills, intellectual capacity and social abilities enabling them to creatively and practically solve their educational needs and life challenges and to provide career development support to students
  • Recreation – offer recreation opportunities to children, adults and whole families

Disability Advisory Commission
500 E. Third Street
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: 970-962-2319
Web: www.ci.loveland.co.us/index.aspx?page-551
Services: Makes recommendations to the City Council on problems relating to handicapped persons and their interaction with the community.  In addition, the commission reviews building and development plans and advises city staff on matter of handicapped accessibility.

Dungarvin
4704 Harlan Street, Suite 550
Denver, CO 80212
Phone: (303) 423-7660
Fax: (303) 423-8093
Web: www.dungarvin.com/
Services: provide services that are tailored to each person’s own hopes, dreams, goals and needs to enhance the individual’s independence and maximize the quality of life

Early Childhood Council of Larimer County
1730 South College Avenue, Ste. 200
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: (970-377-3388
Services: Child and Family Services including:

  • Social Events for Families
  • Annual conference held entirely in Spanish
  • Information and referrals
  • Professional development and quality improvement coaching
  • Quality improvement resource grants
  • Inclusion in the child care referral database

Easter Seals Colorado
Discovery Club:7755 Greenstone Trail
Fort Collins, CO 80525
303-233-1666
WINGS Adult Center:1656 Topaz Dr.
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: 970-669-2777
Fax: 970-669-7040
Web: www.easterseals.com/co/
Services: Provides programs for the following areas:

  • Autism
  • Children’s Services
  • Adult Services
  • Senior Services
  • Military and Veteran Services
  • Employment and Trainings
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Camping and Recreation
  • Brain Health

Empower Colorado
c/o Ability Connection Colorado
801 Yosemite Street
Denver, CO 80230
Phone: 1(866) 213-4631
Fax: (303)691-0846
Web: www.empowercolorado.org/
Email: info@empowercolorado.com
Services:

  • Workshops
  • Support groups
  • Family Advocacy with schools, hospitalizations
  • Intensive services

Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado, Inc.
5889 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Suite 404
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Phone: (303) 377-9774
Web: www.epilepsycolorado.org/
Services: Provides support for individuals with seizure disorders and complete, up-to-date, and unbiased information about all available therapies for epilepsy

Families First
2163 S. Yosemite
Denver, Colorado 80231
Phone: (303) 745-0327
Fax: (303) 309-3931
Web: www.familiesfirstcolorado.org/index.html
Services:

  • Family Support Services
  • Children’s Treatment Center
  • Support Line
  • Spanish Services

Grand Family Coalition
Our mission is to promote the unity of grandfamilies by creating a place where grandfamilies and services connect.
gail@grandfamilycoalition.org
970-699-2837
www.grandfamilycoalition.org

HABIC
HABIC’S mission is to “improve the quality of life for people of all ages through the therapeutic use of companion animals.”
Phone: (970) 491-2776
Human-Animal Bond in Colorado
127 Education Building
1586 Campus Delivery
School of Social Work
College of Health and Human Sciences
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523
http://www.habic.chhs.colostate.edu/about/whoweare.aspx

InsightED
An Educational Consultant is an experienced guide, with extensive knowledge of school systems, the special education world, and best intervention practices for school, home and the community. They use this insight to teach and support you in designing the most beneficial education for struggling children.
(720) 560-8843
PO Box 271184
Fort Collins, CO 80527
https://www.insightedco.com/

Larimer Loop E Newsletter
Phone: 970-498-6752
Email: tuttlebr@co.larimer.co.us
Services: This is a newsletter that is published three times per year that includes information, resources, and tips for families of children with disabilities.

Mosaic
6833 N. Franklin Ave.
Loveland, CO 80538
Phone: (970) 461-2400
www.mosaicinfo.org
Services:

  • Affordable & Accessible Housing
  • Children’s Services
  • Day Services
  • Employment Services
  • Host Homes/ Shared Living
  • Residential
  • Supported/Intermitten
  • Case Management / Support Coordination

Mothers of Asperger Syndrome Kids (MASK)
Phone: (303)581-0020

NAMI Colorado
2280 S Albion St.
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: (303) 321-3104
(303) 321-3104 (HelpLine)
(303) 321-3104 (LawLine)
(888) 566-6264 (toll free)
Fax: (303) 321-0912
Web: www.namicolorado.org/
email: admin@namicolorado.org or helpline@namicolorado.org
Services: dedicated to building better lives for the 250,000 plus Coloradans and their families who are affected by any number of mental illnesses by providing: free educational classes about mental illness to the community; support groups for those with mental illness and their families; political advocacy for all concerned; volunteer support and donations; Helpline; Law Line

Parents Encouraging Parents
1560 Broadway, Suite 1175
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 834-6846
Fax: (303) 866-6767
Web: www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/pep
Email: ramer_d@cde.state.co.us
Services: Conferences that bring parents & professionals together to share ideas, discuss concerns, celebrate successes, and obtain information related to parenting, educating, and supporting a child with a disability

Parent to Parent of Colorado
801 Yosemite Street
Denver, CO 80230
Phone: (877) 472-7201
Web: www.p2p-co.org/
Services: Providing Support through
  • Online Parent Support Groups
  • Connection to individual Peer Support Parent (One to One Matching)
  • Access to Member Only resources through our website
  • Toll free information & referral line in English & Spanish
  • Referral to parent support groups throughout Colorado
  • Opportunities to get involved with public policy development

Peak Parent Center
611 North Weber, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 531-9400
Fax: (719) 531-9452
Web: www.peakparent.org/
Email: info@peakparent.org
Services: Provides families and educators with training & information through assistance, workshops, conferences, publications, etc.

Pets Forever – CSU
Pets Forever is a program which functions in partnership with the Colorado State University Foundation designed to help low-income elderly and disabled Larimer County residents maintain ownership of their pets for as long as possible, and to improve the health and well-being of these pets and owners by providing needed help and resources.
300 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523
Phone: (970) 491-7984
http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/vth/diagnostic-and-support/community-programs/pets-forever/Pages/default.aspx

Rocky Mountain ADA Center
3630 Sinton Road, Suite 103
Colorado Springs. CO 80907
Phone: (719) 444-0268
Web: www.adainformation.org/
Services: Provides technical Assistance with ADA issues

Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association
3515 South Tamarac Drive,
Suite 320
Denver, CO 80237
Phone: (303) 797-1699
Fax: (303) 756-6144
Web: www.rmdsa.org/index.html
Services:

  • Support Services
  • Education
  • Healthcare Partnerships
  • Social Groups
  • Resource Information

Social Security Administration (SSI)
301 S Howes Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 482-7354
Web: www.socialsecurity.gov
Services: assistance program to assist with paying for basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter for individuals with disabilities.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
Poudre School District
2407 LaPorte Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: 970-482-7420
Web: www.psdschools.org/integrated-services/parent-information/sepcial-education-advisory-board-seac
Services: Assist the school division in providing a free and appropriate education to all students with disabilities.  SEAC provides parent education, review of special education programs, and approval of the school division’s annual special education plan.

Team Select Home Care
We provide care through the following skilled services: Skilled Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Home Health Aides, and Medical Social Workers.
3855 Precision Drive, Suite 150
Loveland, Colorado 80538
(970) 206-8288

Loveland

Tender Hearts Home Healthcare
Specializing in Pediatric Home Healthcare
970-686-2225
www.tenderheartshc.com
201 10th Street
Windsor, CO 80550

The Junior League Career Closet
The Junior League provides an hour-long shopping experience at no cost. Referred clients are outfitted with appropriate clothing for interviews and/or work. The focus is to provide the client with suitable clothing that inspires confidence and helps her to present herself well. All sizes welcome!
Phone: 970-482-0594
Web: http://www.jlfortcollins.org/junior-league-career-closet
Email: careercloset@jlfortcollins.org

The National Fragile X Foundation
2100 M St., NW
Ste.170 Box 302
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (800) 688-8765
Fax: (202) 747-6208
Web: www.fragilex.org
Email: natlfx@fragilex.org

Volunteers of America – Colorado Branch
Grocery Shopping program for anyone who is not able to consistently get their groceries due to physical limitations, whether that be disability, age, or transportation issues, Caregiver Support program to help give a break to those individuals caring for a loved one, and a Handyman Program that assists in making the home safer through installation of grab bars, wheelchair ramps, etc.
405 Canyon Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521
office: 970-472-9630 ext. 11
fax: 970-472-8393
https://www.voacolorado.org/

Disclaimer:

The Arc of Larimer County does not endorse/guarantee any service listed in the resource guide. Being listed on the resource guide does not mean that the organization/person/service is affiliated with The Arc of Larimer County. This guide is meant for informational purposes only for individuals/families of individuals of I/DD. We strongly suggest that individuals/family members independently verify all claims made by business/individuals/services on the resource guide.  If you would like to make a correction to a resource or request a new listing, please contact Cari Brown at cbrown@arclc.org