Hearing and Low Vision 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 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 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 FeesNo Fees for training, possible fees for equipment purchase
Fee AmountsVaries, call for more information
 
Availability
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 meting 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
Main Phone 970-241-0315
TDD Phone 711
Other Phone 1-800-613-2271
Fax 970-245-3341
Service Location Email Use Contact Us on website
Web Address www.cfigj.org
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Center for Independence
Affiliated Program: Center for Independence (Grand Junction Office)
This Service: Hearing and Low Vision Services (Mesa County) - 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)