Data Provided By
Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides information and skills for parents through, trainings, workshops, parent advising, collaboration with other agencies.
MissionTo inform and empower low-income, culturally and linguistically diverse families as advocates for their children with disabilities, ages birth-26, to achieve meaningful participation in their schools and communities in the counties Arapahoe, Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson.
HistoryReceived a federal grant from the Department of Education's Office of Special Education Program to empower under-served and under-represented families who have children with a disability, make informed decisions in their children's education.
LocationArapahoe County
Geographic AreaAdams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Jefferson, Douglas counties
Intake ProcedureCall before coming in. The parent adviser will record contact information, summarize the problem faced by the parent or professional, and recommend appropriate resources.
Agency TypeNonprofit
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityFamilies with children with disabilities or children struggling in school, as well as professionals that work with these families.
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 12600 S Parker Rd
Physical Site Address 2Ste 3 Rm 332
Physical Site City, State, ZipAurora, CO 80014
Main Phone(303) 632-6840
Other Phone(303) 923-3532 (Spanish)
Fax(303) 923-3973
Director Information
Director's NameYvette Plummer Burkhalter
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Director's Phone(303) 632-6840
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered10/12/07
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: THRIVE Center
Affiliated Programs: THRIVE Center
Affiliated Services: Parent Advising - THRIVE Center