Low Vision Services - Center for Independence

740 Gunnison Avenue, Grand Junction - Center for Independence, Western Slope

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
LocationMesa County
Geographical AreaMesa County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall to set up an appointment
Intake RequirementsGovernment Issued ID
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityIndividuals living with a disability.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesYes
Fee AmountsFees for equipment purchases, call for details
Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Fridays, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (noon)
Specific Hours: Call for training classes and support group meeting dates and times
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 241-0315
Physical Site Address 1 740 Gunnison Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Grand Junction, CO 81501
TDD Phone 711
Fax (970) 245-3341
Web Address www.cfigj.org
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Center for Independence, Western Slope
Affiliated Program: 740 Gunnison Avenue, Grand Junction - Center for Independence, Western Slope
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)