Transition Services - Independence Center

Independence Center

Data Provided By
Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
General Information
Description of ServiceCCT provides assistance to help long-term care residents relocate into the community using available home and community-based services to support the transition.
LocationEl Paso County
Geographical AreaR5, El Paso County, Teller County, Park County, Lincoln County, Cheyenne County, Kit Carson County
Intake ProcedureIf you want to live independently outside the nursing home, click below to contact our Transition Coordinator or call (719) 471-8181.
Helpful TipsCTS services at The Independence Center may include:
Services to help you set up your home, such as moving expenses, security and utility deposits, and household furnishings
Services to help you develop and maintain your independence, such as financial management and organizing your home
Devices or equipment used to increase or maintain your ability to function independently in the community, such as wheelchair ramps, bed lifts, and shower bars
Home-delivered meals and meal preparation
Assistance with eating, bathing, dressing and housekeeping
Transportation services
Demonstration Services
Demonstration Services work on strengthening independent living skills in the comfort of your new home. They are available to you beyond the 30 days if you transition under the CCT program. Demonstration services can last for 365 days after discharge from a nursing home (or 540 hours, whichever comes first). Demonstration services occur on a one-to-one basis with an Independent Living (IL) Specialist. The IL Specialist may help with IL skills training in areas such as:

Household budgeting
Cooking and meal planning
Organization of the home
Diabetes education
Individual advocacy
How to utilize public transportation
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Other
EligibilityIf you have lived in a long-term care facility for 90 days or more, are Medicaid enrolled, and are willing to move to housing in the community, you may be eligible for Community Transition Services free of charge through the Colorado Choice Transitions (CCT) program.
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Contact Information
Contact's Phone (719) 471-8181
Physical Site Address 1 729 South Tejon Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Main Phone (719) 471-8181
TDD Phone 7-1-1 (CO Relay)
Fax (719) 471-7829
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Independence Center
Affiliated Program: Independence Center
This Service: Transition Services - Independence Center
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Supported Living Services for Adults With Disabilities (BH-8400.6000-840)