Connections for Independent Living offers several technology programs to assist our registered consumers. These include our communications technology program, our technology loan program, our TechMate assistance program, and our Connections technology lab.
The State of Colorado Department of Human Services’ Communications Technology Program (CTP) provides communications resources and tools at no charge to qualified deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind. Available equipment includes amplified and captioned telephones, smartphones and tablets, along with ring signalers and neck loops, or headsets and specialized equipment. This technology provides an individual with access to family members, and to the community at large.
Connections for Independent Living is an authorized demonstration center for the program. If you have interest in participating in a free, no-obligation demonstration of available equipment, please contact Connections at (970) 352-8682. Currently, demonstrations are presented online by video conferencing. In-person sessions at our Greeley office are scheduled to resume at our Connections Cares sessions in March, 2021.
Do you have a new computer or are experiencing technology challenges with your computer? If you are a registered care consumer with Connections for Independent Living, our TechMate assistance program can provide help at no cost. Knowledgeable Connections volunteers provide personal assistance to learn skills and practices that can improve lives.
Our TechMate program is open for assistance to individuals within our seven-county service region only. This assistance is provided by telephone, FaceTime, Zoom, or other virtual online platforms. Sessions are mostly scheduled for evenings and weekends, at a time that is convenient both for the requester and for the TechMate. Generally, sessions are scheduled within a week of request.
To schedule your personal TechMate session, give us a call at (970) 352-8682 or complete and submit the form immediately below. We’ll be in contact with you to schedule.