Sometimes Atlantis Community, Inc. may not have the resources, programs, or staff necessary to help in a particular situation—whether that’s due to funding constraints, limitations of our Independent Living programs, or a lack of training/knowledge (for example: we do not have anyone on staff qualified to give legal advice or provide legal services). However, that does not mean we cannot still be useful to you! Even when there is nothing we can personally do, we still have the information and networking necessary to connect people with the programs and services that they need out in the community. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new wheelchair or trying to find apartment that is affordable and accessible, Atlantis may be able to help guide you in the right direction.
Check out the database below for information on a variety of resources and organizations that can help many different situations and needs.
If you belong to an organization, please Contact Us to be added to the database or to update your organization’s page and contact information.
9to5 - Colorado Chapter
Today 9to5 is one of the largest, most respected national membership organizations of working women in the U.S., dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda. 9to5’s mission is to build a movement for economic justice, by engaging directly affected women to improve working conditions.
Advocacy Denver conducts advocacy at multiple levels and within various institutions that serve and impact individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. To address complex problems and develop comprehensive solutions Advocacy Denver features the following programs: 1) Individual Advocacy, 2) Health Care Advocacy Program, 3) Center for Special Education Law, and 4) Policy Advocacy.
Arc of Colorado
"The Arc of Colorado is a private not-for-profit 501 (c)3 statewide volunteer organization dedicated to support and advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc of Colorado and all local chapters are affiliated with The Arch of the United States, the nation's oldest and largest grassroots advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities."
Center For Health Progress
Center for Health Progress, formerly known as the Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved, was founded in 1997 as part of the Colorado Medical Society. In 2017, we changed our name to better reflect our mission and commitment to action and collaboration; however, our core values remain the same. Since our founding, Center for Health Progress has been a home for those who are passionate about and dedicated to creating justice and equity in our health care system.
Colorado Association of the Deaf
The Colorado Association of the Deaf will advance the civil and human rights for all Deaf people in Colorado through the Veditz Policy Institute by dissemination and training on research findings about educational, vocational, linguistic, and social issues for policy development and legislation.
Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC)
"CCDC advocates for Social Justice for people with all types of disabilities."
Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind
The Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind (CSDB) provides children and families statewide with comprehensive, specialized educational services in safe, nurturing environments. We empower learners to become self-determined, independent, contributing citizens within their communities.
Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)
DOVE is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to serving victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Colorado Deaf community. All of DOVE’s direct advocacy services are completely free regardless of: age, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural competency training, technical assistance, and youth advocacy and prevention.
Hands and Voices
Hands and Voices is dedicated to supporting families with children who are DHH without a bias around communication modes or methodology. We’re a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children. Our outreach activities, parent/professional collaboration, and advocacy efforts are focused on enabling DHH children to reach their highest potential.
At the core of our work ethic at HighPointe is the advocacydenver belief that everyone, regardless of ability, is a person and as such deserves the same respect as everyone else. To that end, HighPointe is an advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. Because we believe that life is sacred, HighPointe enhances the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families through our commitment to comfort, joy, and achievement.
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