1915 Aerotech Drive, Ste 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Support & Empowerment Services2024-02-21T13:03:47-07:00

Support & Empowerment Services

Support and Empowerment Services provide crucial service offerings that provide assistance and aid via a wide range of diverse offerings. Addressing fundamental needs such as transportation, behavioral health, emotional support, workforce development, mentorship, and much more!

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BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

We support you and your loved ones unique journey towards wellness and recovery.  Our licensed, qualified, and caring staff will meet with you and together determine a course of treatment suited to your outpatient behavioral and mental healthcare needs.

Home Care

Our disability home care services assist you or your loved one to receive quality compassionate in-home care services. We provide adults living with a disability the support and confidence to live safely and comfortably at home with dignity.  We serve senior adults, disabled veterans, and persons with cognitive or physical disabilities.  SKSF home care services can help overcome challenges in daily lives to make your and their lives better.

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A man in a wheelchair receiving support as he is empowered while being helped out of a van.

Transportation

For our clients, SKSF transportation offers door-through-door ADA accessible transportation for medical appointments, shopping, social activities, community trips, and more.

Services accommodate wheelchairs, walkers, those needing a lift device, oxygen, and other special needs.

Mentorship & Special Olympics

Mentoring develops individuals with IDD-MH needs through various training and educational opportunities to provide support and/or deliver interventions to others with IDD-MH. Mentorship is considered a best practice and consistently promotes positive outcomes for individuals with IDD challenges.

Special Kids Special Families is thrilled and proud to work with Special Olympics Colorado in a fantastic partnership to provide meaningful opportunities for our clients and community! We are excited to be a part of this collaboration and look forward to signing up athletes to join SKSF Team Heroes!

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Workforce Development

Our workforce development offerings aim to improve education, training and employment opportunities and outcomes for individuals with disabilities who are unemployed, underemployed and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits.

Education & Training including QMAP

SKSF training and educational offerings are designed to improve health literacy, foster preventative care practices, improve health outcomes and equity, and enhance overall well-being.  We foster communication and community throughout the various topics and channels by which we provide instruction and learning.

Special Kids Special Families is a Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) Approved Training Entity and offers Qualified Medication Administration Person (QMAP) courses monthly for Support Staff and Host Home Providers caring for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. QMAP training is open to the public.

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FAQs

How can I get started with one or more of the support and empowerment services2024-01-29T17:07:16-07:00

You can start your journey with SKSF by completing the online contact form and provide the helpful team with your contact information so that we can follow up with you related to your specific needs.

Support

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Ways to Give

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Volunteer

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Pay for Services

Special Kids Special Families services are made possible from community support of time, talent and treasure. In order to ensure services remain available and that no one is turned away for the inability to pay, please consider a donation. All self-pay options are competitively priced and 100% of proceeds serve resource-limited individuals and families.

We accept various payments including, Medicaid, Sliding Scale Self-Pay, and all major credit cards.

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