Providing services to developmentally disabled children
and adults as well as children at risk since 1971
in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties.
Administrative Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM
719-846-3388

        

The mission for Colorado’s Division for Developmental Disabilities is to join with others to offer the necessary supports with which all people with developmental disabilities have their rightful chance to:

  • Be included in Colorado community life.
  • Make increasingly responsible choices.
  • Exert greater control over their life circumstances.
  • Establish and maintain relationships and a sense of belonging.
  • Develop and exercise their competencies and talents.
  • Experience personal security and self-respect.



Every Coloradan with a developmental disability will:

  • Be provided assurances for his/her health and safety;
  • Receive needed resources that represent a blend of private and public dollars;
  • Receive effective and efficient services and supports;
  • Have a service system that is easy to access and understand;
  • Have a service system that values and realizes meaningful collaboration;
  • Be provided the opportunity to be gainfully employed,
  • Have access to a system that exemplifies inclusive practices; and Be provided the opportunity to make informed choices about his/her life.