Aid to the Blind - La Plata County Department of Human Services


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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceAid To The Blind (AB) program provides a small cash assistance benefit to low-income Colorado residents age 18 – 59 who have at least a six-month total disability that precludes them from working.

All STATE AND applicants must also apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Clients applying for AB will have Medicaid and will need to see their Primary Care Physicians to complete AB exam requirements. If clients do not have a doctor they can go to .
LocationLa Plata County
Geographical AreaLa Plata County
Public Transportation
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in during business hours
Intake RequirementsBirth Certificate - Valid Photo ID - Proof of Residency - Bank Statements - Registration papers for motor vehicles, Dee and mortgages for property, Life insurance policies - Burial funds or policies - Social Security care - Payroll stubs - Verification of Social Security and SSI
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityBe age 18 to 59, have been or expected to be totally disabled for 6 months or more, have gross income below the current monthly benefits, have resources below $2000 for an individual , $3000 for a couple, be a US citizen or eligible alien, and be a resident of Colorado.
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (administration hours)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 382-6150
Physical Site Address 1 10 BURNETT CT
Physical Site Address 2 First Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Durango, CO 81301
Main Phone (970) 382-6150 (administration)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Fax (970) 382-6151
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: La Plata County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 10 BURNETT CT
This Service: Aid to the Blind - La Plata County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: State Administered SSI Supplement Programs (NL-1000.2400-800)