Understanding and mastering independent living skills such as personal care, financial management, social skills, household management, and coping with daily challenges leads to a successful and satisfying life. Connections team members provide education and training necessary for living as a valued community member.
You may schedule an appointment for personal consultation and assistance by telephone, online video, and in-person at our Greeley office. Call us at (970) 352-8682 or complete the form below.
Download, print, and complete our PDF-format Consent to Release Confidential Information form prior to making an in-person appointment for services.
The highest status of care and safety for all staff and visitors has been taken into account for in-person appointments. As a Greeley 5-Star Certified Business, temperature checks upon check-in are required when entering our office. Social distancing is enforced. Face masks are required for any unvaccinated visitors.
Standard in-person appointment hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Schedule an appointment online.
Independent Living Specialists can provide information and referral for Social Security’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application assistance. A trained specialists are also able to help coach participants through advocating for their needs on the job for accommodations or interpreters. Connections may be able to provide Deaf and Hard of Hearing Interpreters in certain instances for communicating with employers.
Contact Connections by telephone at (970) 352-8682 to request additional information, or to schedule your evaluation session. There is no obligation through participation in this program, and it is confidential.
Connections offers free guidance and assistance to consumers regarding the COVID-19 vaccination process. Team members adhere to strict confidentiality agreements, and all staff undertake background checks to assure safety of personal information. Our staff can immediately offer assistance in registering and scheduling vaccination for COVID-19 according to state policy. Free transportation to and from vaccination appointments can also be arranged.
Individuals who seek assistance are invited to call (970) 352-8682 weekdays during standard business hours to arrange a free consultation.
Connect with Friends provides weekly in-person and online video conferencing sessions specifically for persons who live with paralysis.
Scheduled sessions include topics from photography to gaming to genealogy to art to armchair travel. Sessions begin July 7 and continue until June 2022.
Launched in October 2020, our Connections Cares program provided scheduled in-person assistance at our Greeley office until the program conclusion on May 28, 2021.
Through this program, a team of independent living specialists provided assistance and guidance to persons who live with a disabling condition within our seven-county service region. Knowledgeable representatives provided assistance and guidance regarding independent living, housing options, SSI/SSDI eligibility, and COVID-19 vaccinations.
Persons who are temporarily experiencing homelessness were welcome.
During the winter season, the program also offered at no cost nutritious pantry food boxes to supplement home supplies.
This program helped persons who live with disabling conditions to meet some of their critical needs, along with providing the information necessary to make long-lasting changes in their lives.