The Case for Inclusion, ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC) on service outcomes for Americans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD).
Community Centered Boards (CCBs)
If you or someone you know, are not on the SLS or DD waiver waiting list,
and are not receiving funding for intellectual and developmental disability services, then go to this link, find your county, contact the
appropriate CCB intake department, and get on the list.
Go to this website and see what
Colorado benefits you qualify for.
How to apply for Disability (SSDI & SSI)
Go to SSA's "Disability Help" page.
Remember that you can apply for SSDI online
but for SSI you should call them by phone or
go to the closest Social Security Office.
Click here to find the Social Security Office in your county.
Colorado Fund for People with Disabilities
Protecting disability benefits when someone has more than the allowable asset limit which puts their SSI and Medicaid at risk.
1st Party Pooled Trust (Supplemental/Special Needs Trust)
Representative payee service
Access A Ride
An important option for transportation. Those with Intellectual and developmental disabilities often qualify for this service
(you get on a traditional RTD bus free when you show your Access A Ride pass)
Sign up for your application request form!
Needing employment support?
Colorado DVR Vocational Rehabilitation
Colorado's leading job placement
organization for people with disabilities
Denver Housing Authority
Offering affordable housing
in Denver county
Other Public Housing Agencies in Colorado can be found at:
US Dept. of Public Housing
Take a trip with The Wayfaring Band!
An Inclusive, traveling program that Rocks!
JFK Partners/CU School of Medicine
JFK Partners has collaborative relationships with numerous organizations that are a part of Colorado's developmental disability and special health care needs communities.
Access Gallery Studio
VSA Colorado/Access Gallery is creating an inclusive world where people with and without disabilities have the opportunity to be transformed by the arts.
Waiting List Litigation Report (National)
This is a comprehensive national reporting by the Human Services Research Institute about the status of lawsuits concerning home and community services
for people with disabilities.
Page 6 reports on the Colorado lawsuit
If you want knowledgeable and helpful support
while applying for Social Security disability, connect with
Colorado Disability Benefits Support Program.
In need of a petition for a guardian or conservator?
Go to Denver Probate Court Pro Se Resource Center.
They provide procedural and general
information to parties without attorneys.
1437 Bannock St. Room 281 Denver, CO 80202
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Colorado Developmental Disability Council
Advocating 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.
El Grupo VIDA
A network of Latino families
who have children with disabilities or special needs.
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