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  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

    By:
    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Greeley Center for Independence (GCI)

    GCI provides places of growth, transition and encouragement where people with temporary and permanent disabilities can reach toward their maximum potential of personal independence and wellness. Content Detail

  • How to File a Charge with the EEOC

    If you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, you may have grounds to file a charge of discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Justice Corps Colorado Springs

    Staffed by volunteers, the purpose of this program is to supplement the help provided in the Self Help Center of the El Paso County Combined Courthouse for the public in the Pikes Peak region, by helping you gain access to the resources you need to answer your questions regarding family law and other civil matters (not criminal). Read More

    By:
    Justice Corps Colorado Springs
  • Services that Help Individuals with Disabilities in Getting and Staying Employed

    The Consumer Navigator role supports individuals with disabilities in receiving the appropriate services in order to obtain and maintain employment while also building collaboration in the local community among service providers. (You must have Acrobat Reader to pull up this document. Scroll down this page and click on the Acrobat Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Southwest Center for Independence

    Offers housing resources for people that have disabilities, also provides advocacy and legal resources, peer support, independent living-skills and support for visually-impaired and blind seniors. Read More

  • Benefits for Children with Disabilities (Social Security)

    This booklet is written for the parents and caregivers of children with disabilities and adults disabled since childhood. It describes the kinds of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits a child with a disability might be eligible for and explains how they evaluate disability claims for children. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Disabled Resource Services

    This center assists persons with disabilities in Jackson and Larimer County achieve their maximum level of independence. Services are provided in the areas of advocacy, awareness and access. Content Detail

  • Housing Discrimination and People with Disabilities

    Providing help with housing discrimination and people with disabilities and with other types of housing issues. Read More

    By:
    Disability Law
  • Labor's Community Agency, Inc.

    This organization provides services to union members, their families and the community in the areas of employment assistance, housing, and mental health counseling. Content Detail

    By:
    Community Services Arm of the Colorado AFL-CIO
  • Medicare Information and Help

    This group provides education, advocacy, and legal assistance to help elders and people with disabilities obtain necessary healthcare, focusing on the needs of Medicare beneficiaries, people with chronic conditions, and those in need of long-term care. The organization is involved in writing, education, and litigation activities of importance to Medicare beneficiaries nationwide. Content Detail

    By:
    The Center for Medicare Advocacy
  • Social Security and SSI Disability Benefits for People with HIV Infection

    Social Security can provide a lifeline of support to people with HIV infection. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • What is Guardianship and Conservatorship?

    This training will explain a few things about Guardianship or Conservatorship. This training includes audio, so make sure you have working speakers on your computer. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Children and Family Services News and Resource Letter

    This resource provides online newsletter information about DDRC programs, as well as other agencies, supports and resources. Content Detail

    By:
    Developmental Disabilities Resource Center (DDRC)
  • Help with Homeownership for People with ADA Disabilities

    This group provides education, resources, and assistance for people with disabilities who seek homeownership opportunities in Colorado. Content Detail

    By:
    The Hero Alliance