Low Vision Services - Center for Independence

823 Blake Street

 
Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceCFI Low Vision Program offers support groups and training to individuals with low vision and blindness.

Low Vision Services:
- Volunteer Readers
- Daily Living & Independent Skills training
- Sighted Guide
- Vocational Skills training - computers, keyboarding, resume writing, and job preparation
- Peer Counseling, Support Groups, Recreation
- Advocacy for the Vision Impaired and Blind
- Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- In-Service Training & Presentations (provided to other service providers)
- Exemption Directory Assistance charger
- TAP: Telephone Assistance Program

Services at the Assistive Technology Center / Low Vision Lab (open to the public):
- Low Vision demonstration of magnifiers, writing aids, sun shields, kitchen aids, etc.
- Adaptive equipment demonstrations for talking books, descriptive movies, Bible on cassette, large print books, talking watches, clocks and calculators
LocationGarfield County
Geographical AreaDelta, Eagle,Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Lake, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, and San Miguel Counties
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall to schedule an appointment.
Intake RequirementsMust provide: Proof of identity
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityIndividuals wiht low vision or blindness.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesYes
Fee AmountsFees for equipment purchases, call for details
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Specific Hours: By appointment only, Call for Support Group meeting times and locations
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (970) 718-5155
Physical Site Address 1 823 Blake Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 102
Physical Site City, State, Zip Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656
Fax (970) 340-8845
Service Location Email info@cfigj.org
Web Address www.cfigj.org
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Center for Independence, Western Slope
Affiliated Program: 823 Blake Street
This Service: Low Vision Services - Center for Independence
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Centers for Independent Living (LR-1550)
Evaluation for Assistive Technology (LF-4900.1900)
Hearing Aid Referrals (LH-2600.2900)
Independent Living Skills Instruction (LR-3200)