Additional Resources

We have included some additional resources to assist people with disabilities in accomplishing other, necessary tasks that are sometimes required for employment, including housing, education, and other services. 


Accommodation

Organization Website Description
Job Accommodation Network askjan.org The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
Web Accessibility Requirements w3.org/standards/webdesign/accessibility Best practices to make the web accessible to people living with disabilities.

Children

Organization Website Description
Sewall Child
Development Center
sewall.org Inclusive preschool, infant and toddler early intervention, Head Start, diagnostic and evaluation, and family advocacy and community.

Education

Organization Website Description
TACT buildwithtact.org An organization that provides trade and technical skills to children, young adults and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder
 Ignite Spot Accounting https://www.ignitespot.com/small-business-resources-for-entrepreneurs-with-disabilities Small Business Resources for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities. Includes special financing and grants available to people with disabilities that are looking to start a business.

Housing

Organization Website Description
Atlantis atlantiscommunity.org Provides programs and services for independent living.
CHFA Home Ownership hfainfo.com/homeownership Loan programs for first-time home owners in Colorado.
HUD Disability Rights in Housing hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp A website that provides the details of the federal non-discrimantion laws in housing.
VA Loans Information benefits.va.gov/homeloans Provides informantion on government backed home loans for veterans.
Volunteers of America's Affordable and Senior Housing voacolorado.org/gethelp-denvermetro-ryes-affordableahousing Housing for seniors, individuals with disabilities, and their families.
Volunteers of America's Irving Street Women's Residence voacolorado.org/gethelp-denvermetro-ryes-irving Serves chronically homeless women who are disabled or experience mental health issues.

Additional Resources

Organization Website Description
Blind Instituted of Technology (BIT)   https://blindinstituteoftechnology.org/

 

BIT recruits talented, corporate-ready professionals from the disabled community and connects them with hiring managers. In addition, BIT provides professional training for individuals seeking employment. 
 Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado   https://biacolorado.org/

 

The Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado is the go-to resource for help and services for survivors of an injury to the brain, their families, and providers. 
Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE) https://cwee.org/ The Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE), is Colorado’s first 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that assists low-income families in gaining the skills and education necessary to transition off of public assistance (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, TANF), and gain long-term employment.
Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing ccdhh.com CCDHH facilitates the provision of general governmental services to the deaf and hard of hearing community while making government more efficient.
 Colorado Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired   https://www.facebook.com/Colorado-Council-of-the-Visually-Impaired-Blind-2293346894278586/

 

 Promote welfare of the blind and visually impaired and assist the blind and visually impaired become active and productive members of the community through a variety of programs and services that specifically address individual needs as well as the blind community as a whole. 
Colorado Cross Disability Coalition ccdconline.org Colorado Cross Disability Coalition is based in Denver and provides, among other statewide services, services for people in Denver.
Developmental Pathways https://www.dpcolo.org/ Developmental Pathways is a Colorado non-profit agency created to serve persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities or delays (I/DD), and their families.
Disability Law Colorado disabilitylawco.org Protects and promotes the rights of people with disabilities and older people in Colorado through direct legal representation, advocacy, education and legislative analysis.
Rocky Mountain Human Services https://www.rmhumanservices.org/ Rocky Mountain Human Services is a nonprofit organization whose 200-plus talented and dedicated employees serve over 6,000 Colorado residents through case management and direct service programs.