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 […]

Connect with Friends Art Theory

An unknown man poses for a portrait in the 19th century.

Connections for Independent Living’s Connect with Friends program provides weekly in-person and online video conferencing workshops specifically for persons in northeastern Colorado who live with paralysis. This is an opportunity to meet and collaborate with other Coloradans and share experiences. Wednesdays through December 15 (with a special Thursday session December 10), Connect with Friends offers […]

Social Group Holiday Party

This informal group is for individuals who live with a disabling condition to socialize and discuss any topic they choose. This special holiday party for the Social Group will online only from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Online: bit.ly/ConnectionsSocialGroup Meeting ID: 872 3976 3680 Passcode: 279168 Telephone: 669-900-6833; then type 87239763680#, 0#, 279168#.

United Way Weld Project Connect

Connections is participating in the Weld Project Connect hosted by United Way of Weld County. We will assist people with disabilities in completing our pre-intake form. This will be done with people desiring our independent living services after said services have been explained. Our Section 8 Housing Program will be accepting applications for the wait […]

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 […]

Connections Hosting Governor Jared Polis Colorado Vaccines for All Clinic April 9

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Weld County, CO, April 1, 2021 – Connections for Independent Living is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in partnership with Governor Jared Polis’ Colorado Vaccines for All plan on Friday, April 9. The clinic, hosted at Connections’ offices at 1331 8th Avenue in Greeley, will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. You must […]

Joshua Fulenwider Joins Connections as Director of Independent Living Services

Joshua Fulenwider outdoors

Weld County, CO, March 3, 2021 – Connections for Independent Living welcomes Joshua Fulenwider as the non-profit organization’s Director of Independent Living Services. The University of Northern Colorado graduate served as a member of the Greeley-based organization’s board of directors for two years prior to applying for the position. “Connections for Independent Living is important […]