Independent Living Services

Welcome to our Independent Living Services page.  SWCI has a team of Independent Living Specialist ready to support you to become more self-determined in daily life.   All of our IL services are available in our 5 county region and are free of charge to you.  Please contact Ruthie Uhl at 970.903.5880 for more information and to be referred to one of our Specialists.

The Independent Living Program is funded by State and Federal funds issued to Centers for Independent Living statewide.    

Information & Referral Services

If you help increasing your independence, please call or drop by SWCI during regular operating hours. You do not need an appointment to speak with an Information & Referral Specialist. Our Specialist will introduce you to all that is available at SWCI plus give you information about local resources and community services that may benefit you. Please contact our IL Coordinator, Ruthie at 970.903.5880

Peer Counselling , Advocacy & Independent Living Skills Training

Peer Counseling and Individual Advocacy at SWCI are a catalyst for gaining empowerment and forming your social network. We offer peer support groups, facilitated workshops, advocacy coaching, and individual mentoring; all of which are intended to help you achieve your goals. Support Groups at The IC are designed to be all-inclusive so that no matter what your disability, you should be able to find a group that will fit you well.  Please contact our Independent Living Program Manager, Jason Ragsdell, at 970.903.5931 for more information.