Connections Participates in Colorado Digital Equity Plan Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Standiferd, Weld County, CO, August 1, 2023 – Connections for Independent Living has embarked on a project to provide feedback to the State Office of Future Work to inform the Colorado State Digital Equity Plan. We are seeking feedback from any resident who lives with disabilities regarding their access […]


Picture of a white billboard sign that says welcome Tim Wilson, board member with the Connections logo in the center.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Standiferd, Weld County, CO, May 17, 2023 – Connections for Independent Living welcomes a new member to the organization’s governing board of directors. The board approved Tim Wilson to help oversee the Greeley-based nonprofit, which assists persons living with disabling conditions in seven northeastern Colorado counties. Wilson currently works […]

Connections Expands Connect with Friends Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Standiferd,  Weld County, Colorado, January 31, 2023 – Connections for Independent Living has received an Outdoor Equity Grant Program (OEGP) for funding that will allow the nonprofit to expand an existing adult service that breaks down barriers and increases access to outdoor recreation, environmental and conservation-based education and outdoor […]

Connections Offers COVID Support

Michelle Richardson

Connections for Independent Living Launches COVID Support Program   Weld County, CO, October 2022 – Connections for Independent Living welcomes a new COVID Programs Advocate position to provide the Weld County area with resources and information regarding boosters, vaccinations, and the newly recognized disability: Long-Haul COVID. Funded by a federal vaccination grant, this program will […]

Board Member Search

Connections for Independent Living is searching for additional dynamic board members to represent the communities of northeastern Colorado. If you are a person living with a disability of any type, and are passionate about equality for all, regardless of gender, age, culture, religion, and physical abilities, then Connections needs you to represent our neighbors at […]

Working with a Traumatic Brain Injury with Kevin Thompson

A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a head injury that causes damage to the brain. It may cause long-term complications, challenges or even death. There are several ways a person suffers a TBI, some of these include: concussion, a blow to the head from a fall, car accident or act of violence.  Complications can include […]

New Board Member, Tony Gonzales

Tony Gonzalez portrait

Tony Gonzales joined the Connections board this winter with over 32 years experience working in human services. Tony currently  works as part of the Integrated Care Team with North Range Behavioral Health, providing mental health services to Greeley residents  and dedicating 11 years to what is now the Department of Youth Services/Adjudicated Youth. He has […]

Connections Updates

Weld County, CO, December 1, 2021 – Recognizing the critical need for equitable access to COVID-19 and seasonal flu vaccines for northeastern Coloradans who live with disabling conditions, Connections is hosting a Colorado Vaccine Bus Tour this December. With stops in Greeley, Haxtun, Wray, and Yuma beginning December 20, the Colorado Vaccine Bus Tour provides […]

Connections Hosting Second Colorado Vaccine Bus Tour in February

COVID Vaccine Bottles

Weld County, CO, January 26, 2022 – Not everyone who has wanted to receive a COVID-19 vaccine has found it easy to get one. To aid those who have been unable to find a convenient, accessible location, Connections for Independent Living is teaming with North Colorado Community Health and Sunrise Community Health to offer a […]

Considering an Invisible Disability

A blind man reads a book

Weld County, CO, December 22, 2021 – Not all disabling conditions are immediately apparent. There are many conditions that create uncomfortable situations for persons living with a disability simply because the individual is not using a chair for mobility, or is otherwise visibly disabled. Kate Howell serves on the Connections Board of Directors. She lives with […]