Legal Advocacy - Disability Law Colorado

322 North 8th Street

 
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceIf a legal issue falling within the priorities and criteria for representation, Disability Law Colorado may provide short term assistance by answering legal questions and providing legal advice in person or over the phone.

Also provides advocacy for individual's rights. Advocacy issues include but are not limited to:
- Neglect of rights
- Abuse or neglect in nursing homes, institutional settings or personal care boarding homes
- Medication Issues
- Self-advocacy resources such as books, workbooks and fact sheets on disability related issues.
- Assistive Technology
- Housing discrimination
- Ombudsman services for Medicaid/Medicare dual eligibility individuals

Specific Advocacy Programs include:
- Client Assistance Program (CAP) and Protection and Advocacy of Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) for help resolving disagreements and disputes about how Division of Vocational Rehabilitation services are provided.

- Protection and Advocacy of Individual Rights (PAIR) program for those facing discrimination or mistreatment issues living with HIV and AIDS

- Protection of the rights of persons with mental illness in any twenty-four hour facility or released in the last 90 days. Issues regarding abuse, neglect of rights or medication issues
LocationMesa County
Geographical AreaMesa County
Public Transportationhttp://gvt.mesacounty.us
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall or visit the website to submit a request for assistance.
Intake RequirementsCall for specific program requirements.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityIndividuals with developmental disabilities.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesYes
Fee AmountsCall for current fee information
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (970) 241-6371
Physical Site Address 1 322 North 8th Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Grand Junction, CO 81501
Main Phone (303) 722-0300
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 or dial 711
Other Phone (800) 532-2105
Fax (970) 241-5324
Service Location Email dlcmail@disabilitylawco.org
Web Address http://www.disabilitylawco.org/
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Disability Law Colorado
Affiliated Program: 322 North 8th Street
This Service: Legal Advocacy - Disability Law Colorado
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Protection and Advocacy for Individuals With Disabilities (FT-1000.6600)