Below is a list of web resources that may be helpful to families and participants in the community.
AutisticFusion is a nonprofit organization working for transition aged to adults on the spectrum, their family members, friends and professionals who are touched by autism or other developmental disabilities. AutisticFusion is a quickly growing collective of people on and off the spectrum from all around the world. We foster and encourage positivity in all of our member interactions, a forgiving mentality towards others with varying perspectives, and can we all laugh just a little bit together without any guilt please?!?! Autism is amazing and logically fun!! https://autisticfusion.org/
Division for Developmental Disabilities
The State’s office that oversees the state’s 64 county departments of social/human services, the state’s public mental health system, and Colorado’s system of services for people with developmental disabilities.
Community Centered Boards (CCBs)
Are private non-profit organizations designated in statute as the single entry point into the long-term service and support system for persons with developmental disabilities. The State contracts with twenty Community Centered Boards to deliver community-based services. Each CCB has a non-overlapping geographic service region of one to ten counties serving from 70 to 1,600 individuals each. CCBs are responsible for intake, eligibility determination, service plan development, arrangement for services, delivery of services (either directly and/or through purchase), monitoring, and many other functions. Additionally, CCBs are responsible for assessing needs and developing plans to meet those needs of their local service area. CCBs play a vital role in managing limited resources at the local level to meet the individual needs of its citizens and to address the overall needs of the local service area.
Provides support services to more than 2500 people of all ages with developmental delays and cognitive disabilities including autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and mental retardation. Imagine! is one of 20 Community Centered Boards in Colorado dedicated to serving this population.
North Metro Community Services
Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for persons of all ages who are developmentally disabled or delayed and who live in Adams County, Colorado, excluding the City of Aurora. North Metro is one of 20 Community Centered Boards in Colorado dedicated to serving this population.
Developmental Disabilities Resource Center (DDRC)
Located in Lakewood, Colorado; We provide leading-edge services that create opportunities for people with developmental disabilities and their families to participate fully in the community.. DDRC is one of 20 Community Centered Boards in Colorado dedicated to serving this population.
Mile High Down Syndrome Association
Mile High Down Syndrome Association (MHDSA) Denver, Colorado CO. Information for new parents of babies with Down Syndrome & expectant parents with Down’s Syndrome.
Autism Society of America: Colorado
Autism Society chapters are your best source of information and support.
Center for People With Disabilities
Mission: To provide resources, information, and advocacy to assist people with disabilities in overcoming barriers
Broomfield Health and Human Services – City & County of Broomfield
MISSION STATEMENT: We exist in partnership with the community, to recognize, develop and promote opportunities that encourage personal, social and environmental responsibility. We value the health and safety of our citizens and are dedicated to serve Broomfield with integrity, creativity, dignity and respect.
Benefits for People with Disabilities
The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs.
HCPF: Medicaid Eligibility
Colorado Medicaid is public health insurance for families, children, pregnant women, persons who are blind or persons with disabilities and the elderly for Colorado residents.
The mission of the Glory Community, a not for profit community, is to glorify God by meeting the special needs of adults with developmental disabilities and their families by providing a caring residential community in a safe, stable Christian environment. The Glory Community will foster a lifelong opportunity for vocational, social, emotional and spiritual growth; helping to maximize the resident’s full potential, self confidence, peer relationships and independence.
Provide affordable social, recreation and vacation programs for people with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injury with a focus on teaching healthy lifestyle skills.
The Therapeutic Recreation program is designed to provide and enhance recreation opportunities for people of all ability levels and ages to participate in leisure services. We offer both specialized classes and mainstreaming / inclusion opportunities.