Low Vision Services - Center for Independence, Western Slope

823 BLAKE ST

 
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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides Low Vision service that offer training, assistive technology assessment and support groups to individuals in need.

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, San Miguel counties
Public Transportationwww.rfta.com
Facility/ADA AccessFull Access
Intake ProcedureCall for more information or to schedule an appointment
Intake RequirementsMust provide:
- Photo ID
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityIndividuals with Low-Vision or Blindness
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFees for technology equipment
Fee AmountsVaries by product, call for more information
Payment NotesSome Grant Programs available to assist with equipment costs
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (administration hours)
Specific Hours: By appointment, call for support group information
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (970) 718-5155 (Glenwood Springs Office)
Physical Site Address 1 823 BLAKE ST
Physical Site Address 2 STE 102
Physical Site City, State, Zip GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO 81601
Main Phone (970) 241-0315 (Grand Junction Office)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Other Phone (800) 613-2271 (Toll Free)
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 ST
This Service: Low Vision Services - Center for Independence, Western Slope
 
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)