Parent Information / Informacion por Los Padres





    Links to Post Secondary Agencies that support Young Adults with Disabilities

1. ASU

Adams State University / Counseling Center The Counseling Services Staff would like to extend the warmest invitation to you to please come by, or call and make an appointment, to chat. We always try to have a staff person available for your counseling, career and disability services needs. Contact Lis Tomlin at (719)587-7765


2.      Blue Peaks Developmental Services

Blue Peaks Developmental Services
We are one of the private, non-profit corporations across the state of Colorado called community-centered boards, who contract with the state and Medicaid to provide services and supports for people with developmental disabilities and their families. guided by a volunteer board of directors which is composed of human services professionals, parents of persons with developmental disabilities, county representatives and service recipients.
Our mission is to support persons with developmental disabilities who reside in the San Luis Valley in achieving their fullest potential for integrated and responsible living and working within their community. Phone 719-589-5135


3.     Colorado Workforce Center

Colorado Workforce-Alamosa
Try Out Our Workforce Center Services…
Each Workforce Center is part of an employment service network that links offices across the state and nationally to maximize employer job listing exposure and employment opportunities for job seekers. Come on in or give us a call. We make it easy at no cost to you
Phone: 719-589-5118


4.     Colorado Workforce Center

Colorado Workforce-Monte Vista
Try Out Our Workforce Center Services…
Each Workforce Center is part of an employment service network that links offices across the state and nationally to maximize employer job listing exposure and employment opportunities for job seekers. Come on in or give us a call. We make it easy at no cost to you
Phone: 719-852-5171


5.      DVR

DVR Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation assists individuals whose disabilities result in barriers to employment to succeed at work and live independently
Local Phone: 719-589-5158



6.      Colorado Dept. of Public Health

HCP-Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs
Alamosa County Public Health
8900 Independence Way AB
Alamosa CO 81101
Kelli Robinson LPN 719-587-5184
South Central Regional Office:
Maybe you just learned that your child has special heath care needs. Or maybe you have been trying to help your child for a long time. Maybe your child is a newborn or maybe your child is a teenager. Either way, HCP will stand by you.


HCP South Central Regional Office helps you find:
Screening and clinics
Medical care, health and community services
Financial assistance
Family support groups
Answers to your questions… and more
HCP South Central Regional Office assists children:
With special health care needs, from birth to age 21, who live in these counties:
Alamosa; Chaffee; Conejos; Costilla; Custer; Fremont; Lake; Mineral; Rio Grande; Saguache


7.      SLV Behavioral Health Group

San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group
The San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group inspires hope, healing and well-being for the citizens of the San Luis Valley.
Our services make it possible for individuals and families to survive and thrive in our communities, to avoid frequent hospitalizations, to build supportive relationships and to work successfully toward well-being. We work with consumers as whole persons, integrating treatment and resources to support healthy minds, bodies and spirits.
We provide second chances to men and women in the criminal justice system, those with mental health and substance abuse problems so they too can become productive citizens.
We create innovative prevention services to create healthier schools, workplaces and communities for our youth and families. and support volunteers who mentor youth, volunteer in hospitals, senior centers, and libraries making a difference in people’s lives.
Phone: 719-589-3671


8.     Social Security Administration

Social Security Administration
A link to the National Social Security Administration website. Phone Number: Local: 719-589-2953. Toll Free: 1-800-772-1213. TTY: 719-587-0237


9.     SWAP

SWAP/School to Work Alliance Program
SWAP is a collaborative initiative between the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the San Luis Valley BOCES. The SWAP program provides services to youth who: are 17-25 years of age; have mild to moderate needs in employment; are eligible for DVR services; need short term support to become competitively employed and to achieve successful community outcomes. The purpose of SWAP is to provide successful employment outcomes, increased community linkages, and new patterns of service for youth with a barrier to employment. Phone: 719-587-5410

CDE Technical Assistance:  SWAP


10.   TSJC logo

Trinidad State Junior College-Valley Campus; Student Support
The Special Populations/Disability Services Office (SPDSO) operates under the mandate of Section 504 and 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amendments Act of 2008, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability against any “otherwise qualified individual.” Individuals seeking accommodations must give reasonable notice and provide documentation to support their request. Reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis in order to ensure educational accessibility. Be aware that high school and college have different expectations and requirements and different laws regarding accommodations.
Phone: Alamosa Campus: 719-589-7035. Trinidad Campus: 719-846-5456