Independent Living Services - Southwest Center for Independence


Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceIndependent Living Specialist assist those living with a disability with referrals and advocacy for independent living.

- Individual & systems advocacy
- Assessments for assistive technology & home modifications
- Visual Impairment assistive technology
- Independent living skills training
- Classes & workshops
- Nursing home diversion
- Transition from restrictive environments to those that are less restrictive (from high school, parent's home, nursing homes, jail)

Support groups, peer support and advocacy is also available for independent living skills support.
Groups and services include but are not limited to:
- Brain injury support group
- Multiple Sclerosis support group
- Visual Impairment support group
- Physical Disability support group
- Socialization/Peer support group
- Recreational activities
- Civic involvement within the community

Group meetings days and times vary. Support group types are subject to change. Call or check the agency's online calendar for more information.
LocationMontezuma County
Geographical AreaArchuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan counties
Public Transportation
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall,, walk in or go online for more information
Intake RequirementsMust provide:
- Photo ID
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityFor Individuals Living with a Disability and Older Adults (seniors)
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (administration)
Specific Hours: Also by appointment
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 570-8001
Physical Site Address 1 925 S BROADWAY
Physical Site Address 2 STE 160
Physical Site City, State, Zip CORTEZ, CO 81321
Main Phone (970) 259-1672 (administration)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Fax (970) 259-0947
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Southwest Center for Independence
Affiliated Program: 432 N BROADWAY
This Service: Independent Living Services - Southwest Center for Independence
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Health/Disability Related Support Groups (PN-8100.3000)
Independent Living Skills Instruction (LR-3200)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)