MEDICAID APPLICATION ASSISTANCE FOR NORTHEASTERN COLORADO

For Immediate Release Contact: Jessica Standiferd, jessica@connections4il.org Weld County, CO, 5/15/2024 – With the Medicaid wind down, there are many Coloradans that may be eligible for Medicaid insurance coverage that are not receiving it. Connections for Independent Living (Connections) has long been aware that the application process to enroll in Health First Colorado, Colorado’s Medicaid […]

CONNECTIONS RECEIVES GRANT TO BECOME BENEFITS ENROLLMENT CENTER FOR NORTHEASTERN COLORADO

Connections is now a Benefit Enrollment Center. Pictures of Medicare, Health First Colorado, LEAP, and SNAP logos

For Immediate Release Contact: Jessica Standiferd, jessica@connections4il.org Weld County, CO, 2/6/2024 – Connections is aware of the struggle people with disabilities face while living on a fixed income. It’s a monthly stress of wondering how they’ll get by trying to cover all of the necessities like groceries, utilities, paying for medications, and covering other monthly […]

CONNECTIONS RAISES FUNDS TO COMBAT HOUSING CRISIS THIS CO GIVES DAY

For Immediate Release Contact: Jessica Standiferd, jessica@connections4il.org Weld County, CO. November 29, 2023– Connections for Independent Living is acutely aware of the housing crisis that people with disabilities are  experiencing. Housing deposit assistance has become one of the most requested forms of assistance from our community. Persons with fixed income, low to no income, and […]

CONNECTIONS CLOSES AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING

Weld County, CO, November 14, 2023 – After nearly 30 years of providing the highest quality American Sign Language Interpreting services to the entire state of Colorado, southern Wyoming and beyond, Connections for Independent Living has made the difficult decision to cease operations of these services to businesses needing to communicate with deaf and hard […]

Connections Participates in Colorado Digital Equity Plan Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Standiferd, Jessica@connections4il.org 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 […]

TIM WILSON JOINS CONNECTIONS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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, Jessica@connections4il.org 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, jessica@connections4il.org  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 […]