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Taxonomy Code: FP-0500

Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals and/or groups to ensure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible and that organizations within the established service delivery system meet the collective needs of the community; that attempt to marshal public support for a particular issue or cause; or that seek to influence legislation, local ordinances or administrative rulings in order to benefit specific interest groups or achieve specific social, political or environmental goals.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Advocacy Education - Arc of Southwest ColoradoProvides education advocacy for Intellectually Disabled/Developmentally Disabled, their family and caregivers. La Plata County1199 MAIN AVEArc of Southwest Colorado
Advocacy for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities - Arc Mesa CountyProvides advocacy for individuals of all ages with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, their caregivers and their families. Services provided: - Individual and Systemic Advocacy - Education and support - Assistance in getting an appropriate diagnosis - Early Intervention Services for children - Help with defining an Individualized Family Service Plan (ISFP)Mesa County845 GRAND AVEArc of Mesa County
Advocacy - Parent Advocate Program (PAP), The Joseph CenterProvides advocacy to help parents navigate support services, and provides life skills to assist with court cases regarding Child Protective Service.Mesa County740 Gunnison Ave - The Joseph CenterThe Joseph Center
Information & Assistance - Senior Services, Pitkin CountyReferrals and information and services connection available in person or by telephone. Services: -Assistance & counseling for a wide rang of questions and problems -Income tax prep assistance -Lifeline information -Living wills and powers of attorney -Medicare Navigation -Other benefits assistance and counseling -Resource information on care facilities and in-home caregivingPitkin County0275 Castle Creek Rd - Pitkin County Senior ServicesPitkin County Senior Services

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