Helpful Links

Local Colorado Arc Units

The Arc of Adams County

The Arc of Arapahoe & Douglas

The Arc of Aurora
1342 South Chambers Road Aurora, Colorado 80017 (720) 213-142

The Association for Community Living in Boulder County     wwww.acl

The Arc of Denver

The Arc in Jefferson County

The Arc of Mesa County P.O. Box 2292
Grand Junction, Colorado 81502 (970) 245-5775

The Arc of the Pikes Peak Region

The Arc of Pueblo

The Arc of Weld County

State of Colorado Resources

Division for Developmental Disabilities

Colorado Department of Education

Early Childhood Initiatives

Colorado Community Centered Boards Alliance (formerly Colorado Association of Community Centered Boards)

Arkansas Valley Community Center

Blue Peaks Developmental Services, Inc. (719) 589-5135


Colorado Bluesky Enterprises, Inc.

Community Connections, Inc.

Community Options, Inc.

Denver Options


Developmental Disabilities Resource Center Inc.


Developmental Pathways, Inc.

Eastern Colorado Services for the Developmentally Disabled, Inc.

Foothills Gateway, Inc.

Horizons Specialized Services, Inc. (970) 879-4466

Mesa Developmental Services, Inc. (970) 243-3702

Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Inc.

North Metro Community Services, Inc.

The Resource Exchange

Southeastern Developmental Services, Inc. (719) 336-3244

Southern Colorado Developmental Disabilities, Inc.

Advocacy & Support Organizations

The Center for Self-Determination

Autism Society of America Colorado Chapter

Brain Injury Association of Colorado

Cerebral Palsy of Colorado

Mile High Down Syndrome Association

Colorado Office of Resource and Referral Agencies

Colorado Cross Disability Coalition

Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

Disability World Online Magazine

Easter Seals of Colorado

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado

The HERO Alliance

Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People

Colorado Fund for People with Disabilities

Mile High Down Syndrome Association


National Association for Down Syndrome

Parent to Parent of Colorado

Peak Parent Center

United Cerebral Palsy Association

ElderCare Online

A beacon for people caring for aging loved ones. Whether you are caring for a spouse, parent, relative or neighbor, we are committed to providing an online community where supportive peers and professionals help you improve quality of life for yourself and your elder.

Elder Law Answers

The combination of an informed consumer and a qualified attorney produces the best legal results for the clients. supports seniors, their families and their attorneys in achieving their goals by providing the following services:
The best information on the Internet about crucial legal issues facing seniors. A network of highly qualified elder law attorneys nationwide. Online practice tools for elder law attorneys.

Senior Resource Council

Phone:(719) 260-0744

Alzheimer’s Association

When Alzheimer’s disease touches your life, the Alzheimer’s Association is here to help. We can provide you a warm, knowledgeable voice on the phone, face-to-face counsel and support, accurate information, the safe return of a loved one or first-rate professional education.

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (GCM) is an association of professional practitioners whose purpose is the development, advancement, and promotion of humane and dignified social, psychological, and health care for the elderly and their families through counseling, treatment, and the delivery of concrete services by qualified, certified providers. GCM is committed to working towards the highest quality of care for the elderly and their families through education, advocacy, and high standards of professional practice.

National Eldercare Locator

A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services. The service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers.

Social Security Online

The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration. It answers questions about the following topics and has lots of other information as well:

  • Benefits
  • Changes of address
  • Checks and payments
  • Disability
  • Earnings and employment
  • Fees for representatives
  • Forms and publications
  • Government pension rules
  • Hearings and appeals
  • Immigration
  • International issues
  • Internet benefit claims
  • Laws and regulations
  • Medicare
  • Online transactions
  • Prisoner rules
  • Retirement planners
  • Services to the public
  • Social Security Administration
  • Social Security number and card
  • Social Security statements
  • Supplemental security income
  • Taxes and Social Security

The official U.S. government site for people with Medicare. Search tools include:

  • Helpful Contacts
  • Help with Home Health Search
  • Medicare Eligibility Tool
  • Medicare Personal Plan Finder
  • Participating Physician Directory
  • Prescription Drug and Other Assistance Programs
  • Supplier Directory

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

This is the CMS page for Medicaid consumer information. Medicaid is a state administered program and each state sets its own guidelines regarding eligibility and services. Read more about your state Medicaid program on this site.

A.M. Best Company

Standard and Poors

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. We lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service. AARP also provides a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for our members. These benefits include AARP Web site at, "AARP The Magazine," the monthly "AARP Bulletin," and a Spanish-language newspaper, "Segunda Juventud." Active in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP celebrates the attitude that age is just a number and life is what you make it.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA)

Hot Links (to a zillion senior resources)
This web page is part of the website of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA), a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others who work with older clients and their families.

Alzheimer's Association

Tel: 800-272-3900

The Alzheimer's Association is the largest national voluntary health organization supporting Alzheimer research and care. The easy to use website offers a searchable database to find local chapters, programs, and services in your area.

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center's Website - ADEAR

Tel: 800-438-4380

A service of the Federal Government's National Institute on Aging, the ADEAR Center provides current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease information to patients and families, health care providers, caregivers and the public. Resources include a toll-free number and referral line, free publications, quarterly newsletter for professionals and the website.

American Cancer Society - ACS

The American Cancer Society - ACS is a national, community-based volunteer health organization, providing information on cancer and its prevention. The website has a wide variety of resources including articles, education, coping, survivor network, and health information research.

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading non-profit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. The website offers thorough information on the many aspects of diabetes including a zip code database to search for local information.

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke through education. Their website offers a wide variety of educational resources ranging from publications to healthy cooking. They also offer local resources organized by state.

American Kidney Fund

Tel: 800-638-8299

The American Kidney Fund is the leading national voluntary health organization providing direct assistance for the benefit of kidney patients. Visit this website for more information on comprehensive educational programs, clinical trials, and community service projects.

American Lung Association

Tel: 212-315-8700

The American Lung Association's mission is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health through research, education and advocacy. Visit their website for more information on both basic and clinical trials. The website also features many articles and informational programs.

American Parkinson Disease Association - APDA

The American Parkinson Disease Association - APDA is a nonprofit organization. Their website provides education on Parkinson's Disease, treatment education, support resources, research information, fund raising, and public relations on Parkinson's disease.

Arthritis Foundation

Tel: 800-207-8633

The Arthritis Foundation website provides educational material and resources on Arthritis. The website offers a variety of helpful and informative articles, pain management ideas and links to related websites. The website also has a search feature to look for articles on specific arthritis topics.

Cancer Directory

The mission for the CancerDirectory is to provide a "best in class" directory that is easy to use by people in need of cancer products and services information and to be supported by advertising from the companies selling cancer-related products and services to those people.

Glaucoma Foundation

Established in 1984 by Dr. Robert Ritch, The Glaucoma Foundation is dedicated to eradicating blindness as a result of glaucoma. Every year, more than 100,000 Americans develop glaucoma. To read more about The Glaucoma Foundation and glaucoma in general visit this informative website.

Glaucoma Research Foundation

The Glaucoma Research Foundation is a national, nonprofit organization providing information and advocacy for people with glaucoma. Contact them for information on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of glaucoma, referrals to specialists, and coping strategies for patients.

Leukemia Society of America

Tel: 914-949-5213

This organization and website provides educational material and resources on Leukemia-Lymphoma and blood related cancers. The website has a variety of information and resources on specific diseases and an easy to use information search function.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - NAMI

Tel: 800-950-6264

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is the nation's voice on mental illness. The website offers links to support, education, programs, articles, advocacy, publioc policy, and research on mental illness. NAMI has a toll free helpline.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

The Information Center, funded by NHLBI, part of the National Institute of Health, provides referrals to resource organizations and information on elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, exercise, risk/recovery from stroke, chronic cough, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and sleep disorders.

National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation is a non-profit organization providing information on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of kidney and urinary tract diseases. Their website is well organized and offers a wide variety of resources including information on organ and tissue donors.

National Osteoporosis Foundation - NOF

The National Osteoporosis Foundation - NOF serves as a resource for current osteoporosis and bone health information. Their primary mission is to fight osteoporosis and promote bone-health. Their website offers a variety of resources succ as simple steps to take to keep bones strong, patient information, and advocacy.

National Parkinsons Foundation

The National Parkinson Foundation is a worldwide organization. Their website provides educational material and resources on Parkinsons disease. The website also features articles, information on clinical trials, a library, ask a doctor and much more.

National Stroke Association - NSA

National Stroke Association - NSA is the only national non-profit organization in the United States devoting 100 percent of its resources to stroke through a variety of innovative and high impact programs. They provide education, community-based activities in prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery.

Alanon and Alateen
304 S 8th St #105 Colorado Springs CO 80909

Alcoholics Anonymous
107 E St Vrain Colorado Springs CO 80909

Alzheimers Association
2930 Austin Bluffs Pkwy Colorado Springs CO 80918

American Cancer Society
1445 N Union Blvd Colorado Springs CO 80909

American Heart Assoc
415 N Tejon St Colorado Springs CO 80903

American Heart Association

American Liver Foundation

American Lung Association

American Lupus Society Information Line

American Parkinsons Disease Association

American Red Cross

Answering Life's Challenges
1130 Eagle Rock Rd Colorado Springs CO 80921

Arthritis Foundation
2910 Beacon Colorado Springs CO 80907

Arthritis Foundation
Rcky Mtn Chapter CO

B.P.O. Elks
3400 N Nevada Ave Colorado Springs CO 80907

Brain Injury Support Group

Bridge To Awareness Counseling Center
606 S Tejon Colorado Springs CO 80903

Cardia Rehab
2215 N Cascade Ave Colorado Springs CO 80907

Center For Hearing, Speech, and Language
1329 N Academy Colorado Springs CO 80909

Center on Deafness
2760 N Academy Colorado Springs CO 80917

Cerebral Palsy Association
1322 North Academy Blvd #115 Colorado Springs CO 80909

Chemical Dependency Center
r 2741 E Las Vegas Colorado Springs CO 80906

Colitis and Crohn's

CU Aging Center
r 1510 N Hancock Colorado Springs CO 80909

Cystic Fibrosis Support Group

Diabetes and Renal Care Center
825 E Pikes Peak Colorado Springs CO 80903

Diabetes Association

Diabetes Consultation Center
1215 E Fillmore Colorado Springs CO 80907

DMDA Self-Help Support Groups

Eastern El Paso Comm Center
555 Colorado Ave Colorado Springs CO 80903

Fibromyalgia Support Group

Huntingtons Disease Socity of America

Incontinence Information

Leukemia Society of America

Medication Information for Older Adults

Memorial Wound Care Center
2121 E LaSalle Colorado Sprigs CO 80909

Mental Health Assoc
12 N Meade Colorado Springs CO 80909

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Muscular Dystrophy
5350 Tomah Dr Colorado Springs CO 80918

Narcolepsy and Sleep Disorders

National Foundation Headaches

National Health Information Center

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Organization for Rare Diseases

National Stroke Association

Open Heart Club
2760 N Academy Colorado Springs CO 80917

Options For Long Term Care
2812 E Bijou Colorado Springs CO 80909

Parkinson's Support Group

Penrose Cardiac Rehab
2215 N Cascade Ave Colorado Springs CO

Penrose St Francis Geriatric Center for Behavioral Health
825 E Pikes Peak Colorado Springs CO 80905

Penrose-St Francis Medical Center
550 Highway 105 Monument CO 80132

Pikes Peak Alliance for the Mentally Ill
220 Ruskin Dr Colorado Springs CO 80909

Pikes Peak Geriatrics Outreach
875 W Moreno Colorado Springs CO 80906 7

Pikes Peak Ostomy Association

Prostate Information

Rocky Mountain Stroke Club
225 S Academy Blvd 104 Colorado Springs CO 80909

Suicide Prevention Hotline

400 W. Midland Ave., Suite 201| Woodland Park, CO 80866 | Ph: 719-686-9700 | Fax: 719-686-9701