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 […]

Connections Hosting Colorado Vaccine Bus Tour in December

COVID Vaccine Bottles

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 […]

Give Where You Live this December with Connections

Brad Taylor prepares to leave the Connections office.

Weld County, CO, November 8, 2021 – Give where you live! For Connections for Independent Living, this December 7th has special meaning. Once a year, the first Tuesday of December is promoted in Colorado as Colorado Gives Day. The day is designed to shine a light on local nonprofits and the need for local support. This […]

Connections Honors Danielson and Taylor at Anniversary Gala

Award Ceremony at the 35th Anniversary Celebration

Weld County, CO, September 23, 2021 – An enthusiastic audience honored two leaders of the independent living movement in northeastern Colorado on September 17 at the Connections for Independent Living’s 35th Anniversary Celebration in Greeley. Beth Danielson and Brad Taylor were presented with Connections Legacy Awards by Executive Director Rochelle Mitchell-Miller and Board of Directors Chairperson […]

Connections to Host Computer Skills Technical Workshops

A Connect with Friends Workshop in July

Weld County, CO, September 9, 2021 – Connections for Independent Living has partnered with The Arc of Weld County and High Plains Library District to provide equitable access technology workshops and training to area residents with disabilities. Workshops and tech sessions began today and will be provided at no cost to participants. Sessions are hosted […]

Connections Provides COVID-19 Vaccination Assistance

Connections COVID Clinic

Weld County, CO, August 6, 2021 – Connections for Independent Living recognizes there is confusing, contradictory, and even misleading information about the COVID-19 vaccines. For persons who live with disabling conditions and who can be adversely affected by the virus, such information can be inequitable. To help provide information to allow for informed decision-making, Connections recently […]

Connect with Friends Program Aims to Tackle Isolation

man in wheelchair

Weld County, CO, June 25, 2021 – Isolation among persons who live with paralysis is a concern for healthcare professionals nationally, especially during the pandemic. Recognizing this challenge, nonprofit Connections for Independent Living has launched the Connect with Friends program specifically for persons with all types of paralysis. Providing northeastern Coloradans with weekly in-person and online […]