Housing & Benefits Services (Mesa County) - Center for Independence

Center for Independence (Grand Junction Office)

Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceHousing & Benefits services are available to help the disabled with housing issues/information and Direct Services assistance from housing, nursing home transition, case management, benefit advocacy and application assistance. CFI is not an emergency services organization.

Services available:
-Assist with disability hearings
-Assist with applications if needed due to the consumer's disability (TANF, Aid to the Needy Disabled, Food Stamps, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security Benefits (SSI/SSDI), LEAP, Section 8 and other housing applications
-Assist with finding possible housing
-Advocate in an effort to resolve landlord/tenant issues and tenant rights/responsibilities
-Assist with possible housing when being discharged from hospital
-Assist with those wanting to transition out of a nursing home and back to the Community (CCT)
-Work to help prevent possible nursing home placement
-Assist in finding durable medical equipment or adaptive aids and the availability of funding opportunities to help purchase equipment
-Assist with locating vendors who can do home modifications
-Answer questions about the ADA (American Disabilities Act) Fair Housing, Service Animals, Therapy Animals and Companion Animals
-Referrals to appropriate agencies and service providers in the community
LocationMesa County
Geographical AreaMesa County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall to set up an appointment.
Intake RequirementsMust provide government-issued identification
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityIndividuals living with a disability.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Fridays, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (noon)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 970-241-0315
Physical Site Address 1 740 Gunnison Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Grand Junction, CO 81501
Main Phone 970-241-0315
TDD Phone 711
Fax 970-245-3341
Service Location Email Use Contact Us on website
Web Address www.cfigj.org
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Center for Independence
Affiliated Program: Center for Independence (Grand Junction Office)
This Service: Housing & Benefits Services (Mesa County) - Center for Independence
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Accessibility Information (TJ-0500)
Benefits Screening (PH-0700)
Centers for Independent Living (LR-1550)