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 AreaDelta, Eagle,Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Lake, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, and San Miguel Counties
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall to schedule 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)