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Colorado Resources for the Blind and Visually Impaired


AGENCIES AT A GLANCE

Government Agencies

  • Colorado  Division of Rehab Services
  • Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Colorado State Education Department

Library Services

  • Colorado State Library: 

Nonprofit and Private Organizations

  • National Federation of the Blind Colorado affiliate

Schools and Career Training

  • Anchor Center for Blind Children



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Government Agencies


The Colorado Division of Rehab Services 

provides, "specific services for people who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind including one-on-one vocational rehabilitation counseling and guidance, training services (vocational, academic, personal, job-seeking, and on-the-job training), rehabilitation technology services, including assistive technology devices and assistive technology services, and rehabilitation engineering services to address barriers encountered with employment. Some of our specialized programs for the blind and visually impaired include Personal Adjustment Training, Business Enterprise Program, and independent living services for ages 55 and up."

https://dvr.colorado.gov/contact-us

Office locations:

Alamosa Office (includes Alamosa, Center, Moffat)

305 Murphy Drive, Unit B            (719) 589-5158

Aurora Office (Centennial, Parker, Highlands Ranch)

12510 East Lift Avenue Suite 303  (303) 671-4160

Canon City Office

3224 Independence Rd (719) 275-7408  Ext 119

Colorado Springs Office (includes Monument, Fountain, Cripple Creek, Florissant, Manitou Springs)

1365 Garden of the Gods Road Suite 250       (719) 635-3585

Cortez Office

2208 E Main St. (970) 565-375

Craig Office (includes Meeker, Rangely, Dinosaur)

480 Barclay St.   (970) 824-9671

Montrose Satellite Office @ Delta Workforce Center

206 Ute Street        (970) 874-5781

Denver Metro Office

2211 W Evans        (303) 866-2500     

Durango Office: (includes Pagosa Springs, Bayfield)

160 Rock Point Drive, Suite A        (970) 247-3161

Fort Morgan Office:

426 Ensign Street  (970) 867-9401 Ext. 105

Frisco Office:  (includes Winter Park, Granby, Kremmling, Dillon, Silverthorne)

602 Galena 
(970) 668-0234

Glenwood Springs Office: (includes Aspen, Carbondale, Eagle, Edwards, Rifle, Parachute)

401 23rd Street  Suite 300               (970) 945-1042

Golden Office: (includes Evergreen, Bailey, Conifer)

3500 Illinois St, Suite 1400             (303) 866-4121


Grand Junction Office

 222 South 6th Street, Suite 215 (970) 248-7103

La Junta: (includes Lamar)

101 Colorado Avenue   (719)336-7712

Limon Office (includes Burlington, Cheyenne Wells, Flagler, Bennett:

 825 Second St. (719) 775-8819

Longmont Office (includes Boulder, Erie, Lafayette, Louisville, Frederick):

 825 Delaware Ave.  Suite 402 (303) 774-4920

Loveland Office (includes Fort Collins, Greeley, Estes Park, Windsor and surrounding areas):

 5250 Hahns Peak Drive, Suite 120 (970) 235-7072

Montrose Office (includes Ridgeway, Silverton, Telluride, Gunnison, Crested Butte):

 504 N 1st Street   (970) 249-4468


Northglenn Office

 11990 Grant Street, Suite 201 (303) 866-2110

Pueblo Office

 720 North Main, Suite 320             (719) 544-1406

Salida Office (includes Buena Vista, Leadville):

448 E. First St. Ste 216                 (719) 530-2585

Steamboat Springs Office (includes Oak Creek, Hayen, Walden):

345 Anglers Drive  Building E,    Suite C                 (970) 871-4853

Sterling Office

100 College Avenue       Walker Hall,         (970) 522-3737

Trinidad Office

 140 North Commercial           (719) 220-4354

Administrative Offices

633 17th Street, Suite 1501          (303) 318-8571

Client services are not offered at this location.

Independent Living Centers

Atlantis Community, Inc.

420 W Cedar Ave  Denver, 80223    (303) 733-9324

Center Toward Self Reliance

901 W. 8th Street  Pueblo,  81003    (719) 546-1271

Center for Independence  CFI-GJ

740 Gunnison        Grand Junction, CO 84501              (970) 241-0315

 CFI-Satellite West

245 S. Cascade, Ste. B      Montrose  81401    (970) 765-2016

CFI-Satellite East

823 Blake Ave., Ste. 102  Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601                (970) 718-5155

CFI-Satellite Central Mountains

211 East 3rd St.    Salida  CO 81201  (719) 207-4573

Center for People with Disabilities

1675 Range St.      Boulder, 80301  (303) 442-8662

615 North Main      Longmont, 80501   (303) 772-3250

25 Garden Center
Suite 1
Broomfield 80020 
(303) 772-3250

10351 Grant St.     Thornton, 80229   (303) 790-1390

The Independence Center

729 S. Tejon St.    Colorado Springs, CO 80903              (719) 471-8181

Aspen Mine Center

166 E. Bennett Avenue       Cripple Creek, CO 80813      (719) 471-8181 Ext. 140

Community Outreach Center

328 10th St.          Calhan, 80808    (719) 471-8181 Ext. 140

Disabled Resource Services

1017 Robertson,  # B                  Fort Collins, CO 80524            (970) 482-2700

2154 W. Eisenhower          Loveland 80537    (970) 667-0816

Connections for Independent Living

1331 8th Avenue    Greeley 80631  (970) 352-8682

North West Colorado Center for Independence

1855 Shield Drive  Suite 300              Steamboat Springs, 80487      (970) 871-4838

Southwest Center for Independence

9 Burnett Court, Suite C      Durango  81301  (970) 259-1672

432 N. Broadway  Cortez, CO 81321  (970) 259-1672


Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

"The Older Individuals who are Blind (OIB) Program is a federally funded grant program that provides independent living services to persons age 55 or older and who are blind or visually impaired. Eligible persons are provided assistance in learning new strategies for accomplishing daily tasks and participating in family and community activities. Most persons served in this program have become blind or visually impaired in their later years. Independent Living services include advocacy, information and referral, cross-disability peer counseling and independent living skills training, as well as other services that assist individuals to maintain or regain independence and participation in their communities."

Contact:

633 17th Street, Suite 1501
Denver, CO 80202

https://dvr.colorado.gov/dvr-programs-and-services/blind-and-low-vision/older-individuals-who-are-blind-program



Colorado State Education Department

Everything you need to know related to teaching, schools, training, scholarships, resources, correspondence courses, publication / video clip / website resources and more for blind and visually impaired students of all ages and their teachers. Click here to go to their page.

Contact:

201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303)866-6600

 https://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/sd-vision_resources

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Library Services


The Colorado State Library

Provides many services including audio, braille, and large print materials. 

Main Contact:

1800 Sheridan Blvd
Denver, CO 80226-8101
(303) 727-9277
(800) 685-2169

https://myctbl.cde.state.co.us/ 



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Nonprofit and Private Organizations


National Federation of the Blind
Colorado Affiliate

The NFB has affiliates in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.  They provide programs, services and resources for the blind, visually impaired, and their families.

233 W. Shepperd Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120

https://nfbco.org


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Schools and Career Training


Anchor Center for Blind Children 

"Anchor Center for Blind Children provides early education and intervention services for children birth to five years old who are blind or visually impaired.  Our collaborative team approach to education, therapeutic and family support services ensures lifelong success. Everyone matters in the life of a child."

2550 Roslyn Street
Denver, CO 80238
(303) 377-9732

https://anchorcenter.org/


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