Colorado

Demographic Data

Total state population
5,758,736
Total number of people with disabilities
10.6%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.5%
Vision difficulty
1.9%
Cognitive difficulty
4.2%
Ambulatory difficulty
4.9%
Self-care difficulty
1.7%
Independent living difficulty
4.4%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
83.7%
Black or African American
4.2%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
1.0%
Asian
3.3%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
21.8%
Other Race
3.6%
Two or more Races
4.0%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
43.5%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
17.9%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
26.5%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Atlantis Community, Inc.
420 West Cedar Avenue
Denver, CO 80223
Phone: 303-733-9324
ED: Candie Dalton
Center for Independence, Inc.
740 Gunnison Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
ED:Linda Taylor
Center for People with Disabilities
1675 Range Street
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: 303-442-8662
ED: Maria Stepanyan
Connections for Independent Living
1331 Eighth Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631
Phone: 970-352-8682
ED:Rochelle Mitchell-Miller
Center for Disabilities
901 West Eighth Street
Pueblo, CO 81003
Phone: 719-546-1271
ED: Bill Edwards
State DD Council
Phone/TDD: (720) 941-0176
ED:Joelle Brouner
UCEDDs
JFK Partners
University of Colorado Denver
School of Medicine
13121 E. 17th Ave, C234
Aurora, CO 80045
Main Phone: 303-724-5266
Main Fax: 303-724-7664
State P&A
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Law Colorado
455 Sherman Street, Suite 130
Denver, CO 80203
Phone & TDD: (303) 722-0300
Toll Free: (800) 288-1376
FAX: (303) 722-0720
TBI Program
Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
ED:Regina Rodriguez Sisneros
ED:Karen Ferrington
ED:Liz Gerdeman

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