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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 Road

(719) 275-7408 Ext 119


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

1365 Garden of the Gods Rd, Suite 250 

(719) 635-3585


Cortez Office

2208 E Main Street 

(970) 565-375


Craig Office (includes Meeker, Rangely, Dinosaur)

480 Barclay Street   

(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 St., 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 Street 

(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, Room

(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, Colorado 80223    (303) 733-9324

Center Toward Self Reliance

901 W. 8th Street              Pueblo, Colorado 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, CO 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 Street          Salida, Colorado 81201    (719) 207-4573


Center for People with Disabilities

1675 Range Street            Boulder, Colorado 80301  (303) 442-8662

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

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

10351 Grant Street            Thornton, CO 80229        (303) 790-1390


The Independence Center

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


Aspen Mine Center

166 E. Bennett Avenue      Cripple Creek, CO 80813  (719) 471-8181 x140


Community Outreach Center

328 10th Street                Calhan, Colorado 80808    (719) 471-8181 x140


Disabled Resource Services

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

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


Connections for Independent Living

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


North West Colorado Center for Independence

1855 Shield Drive       Suite 300                     Steamboat Springs, CO 80487                     

(970) 871-4838


Southwest Center for Independence

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

432 N. Broadway              Cortez, Colorado 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 St. 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:

 180 Sheridan Blvd, Denver, CO 80226-8101
Phone: (303) 727-9277
Toll Free: (800) 685-2136

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.

Contact: 

2233 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."

Contact:

2550 Roslyn Street, Denver, CO 80238   

(303) 377-9732

https://anchorcenter.org/


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