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    Taxonomy Code: LR-7950

    Programs that provide and train recipients in the use of animals who have been taught to help individuals who have disabilities increase their mobility and independence and/or maximize their ability to communicate effectively.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Guide Dogs - Guide Dogs of AmericaGuide Dogs of America breeds, raise and train guide dogs for the visually impaired. We provide room and board for the visually impaired individuals at the facility where, they are instructed in the use of their guide dog.Out of StateGuide Dogs of AmericaInternational Guiding Eyes, Inc.
    Service Animals - International Hearing DogTrains dogs to provide auditory aid to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. Dogs are rescued from shelters. Priority applicants include individuals who: - have at least a sixty-five decibel hearing loss - live alone or with other persons who are deaf - do not have other dogs in the household - and are able to work with and care for a dogAdams CountyInternational Hearing DogInternational Hearing Dog
    Service Dogs - Canine Companions for IndependenceProvides trained assistance dogs at no cost to people with disabilities. Unable to assist those with blindness. Go online to fill out the information form and the program will contact you, or call for more information.El Paso CountyCanine Companions for IndependenceCanine Companions for Independence
    Service Dogs - Canine Partners of the RockiesRaises, trains and places highly skilled service dogs with individuals who have mobility limiting disabilities and professionals who provide therapeutic services to people with disabilities. Due to the high number of applicants the application is currently closed. The application process is expected to reopen in April 2017. Visit the website for more information in the meantime.Arapahoe CountyCanine Partners of the RockiesCanine Partners of the Rockies
    Service Dogs for Hearing Impaired Individuals - Dogs for the DeafProvides hearing dogs that are trained to alert people to household sounds that are necessary for everyday safety and independence.Out of StateDogs for the DeafDogs for the Deaf
    Service Dogs for Professionals - Dogs for the DeafProgram Assistance Dogs go to work with and assist professionals such as physicians, teachers, and counselors who work 20 or more hours a week with the clients they serve.Out of StateDogs for the DeafDogs for the Deaf
    Service Dogs - Freedom Service DogsProvides service and skilled companion dogs to assist individuals with mobility and other impairments. Dogs are rescued and trained for placement with clients. The program also provides public education regarding assistance animals.Jefferson CountyFreedom Service DogsFreedom Service Dogs

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