Access and Ability

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United Way of Weld County United Way of Weld County
General Information
Description of ProgramAccess and Ability is a grassroots, non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization who provides, advocacy, training, referral and service coordination for people with disabilities and their families.

Access and Ability's service area includes Weld County, portions of Northern Adams, Eastern Boulder and Eastern Larimer Counties
Urgent Services ProvidedIndividual and Systems Advocacy:
Access and Ability provides one to one advocacy services to people with disabilities and their families in Weld and Northern Adams Counties. We believe everyone has the right to adequate healthcare, education and full access to the community. We advocate for inclusive Individual Education Programs (IEP), access to healthcare services, and person driven access to public services. If you or someone you know needs advocacy support,
Kim Cruz
(970) 737-9031 ext. 102.

Children's HCBS Medicaid Waiver:
Access and ability provides eligibility screening and case management for the Children's Home and Community Based Services (CHCBS) Medicaid Waiver Program.
This special Medicaid program is for children who have significant disabilities that could result in institutionalization or long term hospitalization and whose parents' income or assets are too great to qualify for Medicaid through the

Supplemental Security Income (SSI Program.
If you have questions or would like to apply, please call
Kendall Smith
(970) 737-9031 ext. 103.

Youth Leadership:
Access and Ability strives for full access for everyone, including teens and young adults. We believe youth are one of our nation's biggest resources and are capable of understanding what they need better than anyone else. Our training teaches and encourages teens and young adults to become self advocates or advocates for their siblings with disabilities. We offer sessions on the ADA, IDEA, IEPs, assistive technology and accessing supports. If you have questions or would like to apply, call our office (970) 737-9031.
Community Development:
Access and Ability works with rural and underserved communities to develop services and community based supports for all citizens. For more information contact
Menda Ide
(970) 737-9031 ext 101.
LocationWeld County
Geographic AreaLaSalle
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Funded ByDonations & Grants
Client Information
EligibilityPeople with disabilities
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesService Fees
Insurance AcceptedMedicaid, Medicare, Private Ins & Pay
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact Information
Contact's NameKendall Smith
Contact's PositionOutreach Coordinator
Contact's Phone(970) 737-9031
Physical Site Address 1218 N. 2nd Street, Unit F
Physical Site City, State, ZipLaSalle, Co. 80645
Main Phone(970) 737-9031
Director Information
Director's NameMenda Ide
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Director's Phone(970) 737-9031
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Access and Ability
This Program: Access and Ability
Affiliated Services: Access and Ability