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Adams County Community Support Services:
Phone: (303) 227-2348
www.colorado.gov/peak
Food assistance program, Medicaid, & financial benefits.

Adams County Human Services Department:
www.adcogov.org/human-services
Address: 11860 Pecos St. Westminster, CO 80234
Phone: (720) 523-2000

Adams County Department of Human Services Child Care Assistance Program:
Phone: (303) 227-2265
www.adcogov.org
Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides child care assistance to participants who meet income eligibility guidelines and are in an eligible activity/program. Licensed or unlicensed care may be subsidized depending on compliance with state rules and regulations. Participants are given referral information on child care providers as well as guidelines on choosing a child care provider.

Family Voices:
www.familyvoicesco.org
Online search for a variety of resources.

Mile High United Way Information & Referral Line – Dial 2-1-1:
www.211colorado.org
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Provides health and human service information and referrals for persons in need of assistance in the metro Denver area. Has a comprehensive resource database. Provides information to programs and services for food, medical care, senior services, youth programs, counseling, education, shelters, substance abuse, holiday assistance and more. English, Spanish and translation of other languages by request.

Disability Law of Colorado:
Phone: 1-800-288-1376, (303) 722-0300
www.disabilitylawco.org
Provides information on legal, civil rights, & discrimination issues.

Office of Civil Rights:
Phone: (303) 844-5695, 1-800-368-1019
Provides information & support regarding federal laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

ADA Hotline/Americans with Disabilities Act:
Phone: 1-800-514-0301
www.ada.gov
Provides technical assistance regarding the law.

Colorado Office of Civil Rights:
Phone: (303) 894-2997
www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/civil-rights
Monitors and regulates compliance with ADA on employment, housing, public accommodations and state civil rights.

Atlantis Community:
Phone: (303) 733-9324
Multiple services for people with disabilities.

Colorado PEAK: 

To apply for Medicaid and public benefits in the state of CO. coloradopeak.com

Social Security Administration/Supplemental Security Income (SSI):
Phone: 1-800-772-1213
www.ssa.gov
Provides a public assistance program to help persons with disabilities.

Autism Society of Colorado:
Phone: (720) 214-0794
www.autismcolorado.org

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition:
Phone: (303) 839-1775
www.ccdconline.org
Offers advocacy & civil rights services.

CP: Ability Connections of Colorado:
Phone: (720) 262-4210
www.abilityconnectionscolorado.org

Disability Law of Colorado:
Phone: 1-800-288-1376, (303) 722-0300
www.disabilitylawco.org
Provides information on legal, civil rights, & discrimination issues.

Family Voices of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 733-3000
www.familyvoices.org
Assists families to navigate health care issues.

Parent-to-Parent of Colorado:
Phone: 1-877-472-7201
www.p2p-co.org

Ability Connection Colorado:
Phone: (303) 691-9339
www.abilityconnectioncolorado.org
ACCO provides inclusive education, pathways to employment, and statewide family support programs to create opportunities and sustainable change for families across Colorado.

Atlantis Community:
Phone: (303) 733-9324
Multiple services for people with disabilities.

Center for People with Disabilities:
Phone: (303)790-1390
www.cpwd.org
Provides independent living centers with independent living skills, advocacy and information.

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition:
Phone: (303) 839-1775
www.ccdconline.org
Offers advocacy & civil rights services.

NMCS – North Metro Community Services:
Phone: (303) 252-7199
www.nmetro.org
Offers supports & services to eligible person with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Via Mobility:
Phone: (303) 447-2843
www.viacolorado.org
Provides bus training and other public transportation.

RTD Access-a-Ride:
Phone: (303) 299-6000
Discout Fares & Special Discount Card (SDC): http://www.rtd-denver.com/DiscountFares.shtml

Adams County School Districts:
Mapleton – District 1
Phone: (303) 853-1000
www.mapleton.us


Commerce City – District 14
Phone: (303) 853-3333
www.adams14.org


Five Star Schools – District 12
Phone: (720) 972-4000
www.adams12.org

Westminster – Public Schools
Phone: (303) 428-3511
www.wesmtminsterpublicschools.org

Brighton – District 27J
Phone: (303) 655-2900
www.sd27j.org


Adams County Head Start:
Phone: (720) 523-4602
www.adcogov.org/head-start
Offers early education programs for children ages 3-5, who have disabilities, are in foster care or whose families have a limited income, to help prepare them for kindergarten.


Adams County Youth Programs (ages 14-21):
Phone: (720) 523-6964
www.adcogov.org/youth-services
Assists youth in obtaining their high school diploma, GED or certificate of training, and employment.Offers early education programs for children ages 3-5, who have disabilities, are in foster care or whose families have a limited income, to help prepare them for kindergarten.

BUENO Center for Multicultural Education:
Phone: (303) 492-7371
GED program.

Colorado Department of Education – Special Education Law:
Phone: (303) 866-6694
www.cde.state.co.us/spedlaw/
Provides information for mediation, state complaints, & due process procedures.

Inclusive College in Denver – Higher Education Certificate Program:
Phone: (303) 805-4083
www.inclusivecollege.org

PEAK Parent Center:
Phone: 1-800-284-0251
www.peakparent.org

Adams County Workforce & Business Center:
Phone: (720) 523-6900
Address: 4430 South Adams County Pkwy, Brighton, CO

Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Northglenn:
Phone: (303) 866-2110
www.dvrcolorado.org
Assists eligible individuals with disabilities to obtain employment.
SWAP (School to Work Alliance Program) – through DVR Assists eligible individuals with disabilities to obtain employment.

Colorado Fund (Trust) for People with Disabilities:
Phone: (303) 733-2867
www.cfpdtrust.org
A pooled trust which is available to people with disabilities which protects the person’s SSI and Medicaid from being impacted by resources they may have that would make them ineligible for their public benefits.

Social Security Administration/Supplemental Security Income (SSI):
Phone: 1-800-772-1213, (720) 559-4500
www.ssa.org
Provides a public assistance grant and Medicaid to aged, blind and persons with disabilities who meet the financial requirements

Tri-County Health Department:
Brighton: (303) 659-6090
Commerce City: (303) 288-6816
Northglenn: (303) 452-9547
Appointment Line: (303) 451-0123
Immunizations, exams and birth control.

Colorado Crisis Services:
Phone: 1-844-493-8255 (TALK)
www.coloradocrisisservices.org
Address: 2551 W. 84th Ave. Westminster, CO
Confidential help for any mental health, substance use or emotional crisis, 24/7/365.

Health First Colorado:
Phone: 1-800-511-5010

Medicaid Behavioral Provider List:
www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/pediatric-behavioral-therapies-provider-list

Servicios de la Raza:
Phone: (303) 458-5851
Address: 4055 Tejon St. Denver, CO

ACCESS Housing, Inc.:
Phone: (303) 289-7078
www.acchouse.org
Emergency housing for families with young children in Adams County.

Adams County Housing Authority:
Phone: (303) 227-2075
www.adamscountyhousing.com
Provides counseling & rental subsidy and self-sufficiency opportunities for low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities.

Almost Home:
Phone: (303) 659-6199
www.almosthomeonline.org
Provides shelter & temporary housing assistance to persons who are homeless or who need housing assistance. Rental & utility assistance.

Growing Home:
Phone: (303) 426-0430
www.growinghome.org
Provides emergency services & prevents poverty and crisis in the future.

Adams County Judicial Center – Self Help Office:
Phone: (303) 659-1161
17SHRC@judicial.state.co.us

Colorado Affordable Legal Services:
Phone: (303) 996-0010
www.coloradoaffordablelegal.com
Focus on landlord/tenant and immigration matters.

Colorado Legal Services:
Phone: (303) 837-1313
www.coloradolegalservices.org
For low-income Coloradans seeking legal assistance in family law, housing, benefits, public health, and the elderly, utilities, and migrant workers.

Disability Law Center of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 722-0300
www.disabilitylawco.org
Protects & promotes the rights of people with disabilities and older people through legal representation, advocacy, education and legislative analysis. Provides very limited legal representation and only for very specific issues.

Guardianship Alliance of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 228-5382
www.abilityconnectioncolorado.org/guardianshipallianceofcolorado/
Provides information, instruction, and guidance about guardianship and conservatorship of adults.

Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center:
Phone: (303) 692-1165
www.rockymountainchildrenslawcenter.org
For abused, neglected and at-risk children. Special education advocacy program.

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN):
Phone: (303) 433-2812
www.rmian.org

 

Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County (ECPAC):
Phone: (303) 853-1407
www.ecpac.org
Resources for children age 5 and under.

El Grupo Vida:
Phone: (303) 904-7073
www.elgrupovida.org
A support group for Spanish speaking families who have children with disabilities and special needs.

Growing Home:
Phone: (303) 426-0430
www.growinghome.org
Offers a variety of programs to assist children and give family support.

Parent-to-Parent:
Phone: 1-877-472-7201
www.p2p-co.org
Connects families with children & adults with disabilities or special health care needs with other families and their listserv.

Servicios de la Raza:
Phone: (303) 458-5851
www.serviciosdelaraza.org
Multiple programs to assist families.

THRIVE Center:
Phone: (303) 632-6840
www.thrivectr.org
Educates parents of children with special needs, birth to 26.

Adam’s Camp:
Phone: (303) 563-8290
www.adamscamp.org
Provides intensive therapy camps and adventure camps for children with disabilities.

Camp Paha:
Phone: (303) 987-7800
www.lakewood.org/paha
A summer day program for youth with disabilities.
Paha Adults Transition (PAT) ages 18-25:
Phone: (303) 987-4866
Summer day program.

Colorado Lions Camp:
Phone: (719) 687-2087
www.coloradolionscamp.org
Summer programs and camps for people with disabilities ages 8 through senior adult.

Colorado Respite Coalition:
www.coloradorespitecoalition.org
Locate respite providers.

Discovery Club – Easter Seals:
Phone: (303) 233-1666
www.eastersealscolorado.org
Saturday respite care in Northglenn & other sites in the Denver metro area.

Megan’s Place:
Phone: (303) 881-4988
www.megansplacellc.org

Special Olympics of Colorado:
Phone: (303) 592-1361
www.specialolympicsco.org
Empowering people with intellectual disabilities to realize their full potential and develop skills through year-round sports training and competition.

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