UnBOCES Partners / Agency Contact Information

Uncompahgre Board of Cooperative Educational Services (UnBOCES)
Tammy E. Johnson, Executive Director
P.O. Box 728
Ridgway, CO 81432
P: 970-626-2977
Website: www.unboces.org
E-mail: tjohnson@ridgway.k12.co.us
The UnBOCES is a regional educational service unit designed to provide instructional support, administrative and staff services, community and other services contracted by participating members.

Community Options
P.O. Box 31
Montrose, CO 81402
P: 970-249-1412
Website: www.communityoptionsinc.org
E-mail: info@communityoptions.org
Provides an array of residential, vocational, and other various support services to approximately 350 individuals with developmental disabilities. Counties Served: Ouray, San Miguel, all of Montrose, Delta, Gunnison, and Hinsdale.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
1010 South Cascade Avenue, Suite C
Montrose. CO 81401
P: 970-249-4468
Supports people with disabilities needing rehabilitation support to work and for daily living skills. Counties Served: Ouray, San Miguel, Montrose and Delta.

School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP)
Lori Tucker-Eccher, Coordinator
P.O. Box 728
Ridgway, CO.81432
P: 970-626-2977
E-mail: ltucker@ridgway.k12.co.us
SWAP is designed to help young adults successfully engage in career path employment

San Miguel Health & Human Services
P.O. Box 96
Telluride, CO 81435
P: 970-728-4411
Help for families and children, child welfare, financial benefited programs. Counties Served: Ouray, San Miguel
Colorado Work Force Center/Training Advantage
504 North First Street
Montrose, CO 81401
P: 970-249-7783
E-mail: Montrose@cwfc.net
Disability navigator, job seekers with disabilities and resource referral. Counties Served: Ouray, San Miguel, Montrose, Delta.

Centers for Mental Health
605 East Miami
Montrose, CO 81401
P: 970-249-9694
Website: www.midwestmhc.org
E-Mail: info@midwestmhc.org
Admin Office only
2130 E. Main St.
Montrose, CO 81401
Admin P: 970-252-3200
Admin Fax: 970-252-3208
Provide independent/family therapy, medication management, school-based counselors, anger management groups for adolescents. Counties Served: San Miguel, Ouray, Montrose.

Tri County Resources
P.O. Box 3509
Montrose, CO 81402
Website: www.htop.org
San Miguel Resource Center
P.O. Box 3243
Telluride, CO 81435
P: 970-728-5842
Fax: 970-728-4894
Legal advocacy, emergency shelter and safe housing, support groups, information and referrals, cultural outreach, school-based prevention education, community education, volunteer advocate training. Counties Served: San Miguel and the West End of Montrose.

One to One
P.O. Box 1574
Telluride, CO 81435
P: 970-728-0885
E-mail: onetoone@telluride.net
Program is committed to providing mentorship experiences for children ages 5-17. The role of the mentor is to give guidance, companionship and understanding to a child. It is the relationship itself that makes a difference in a child’s life. Areas served: Telluride, Norwood, Naturita and Nucla.
P.O. Box 709
Ridgway, CO 81432
P: 970-626-9861
Website: www.partners-west.org
E-mail: w4partners@partners-west.org
Mentor program for children ages 6-17. Counties Served: Ouray, Montrose and Delta.

West End Family Link
P.O. Box 602
165 West 10th Avenue
Nucla, CO 81424
P: 970-864-2245
Program resources, information referral, program activities for families, children and the elderly.

Voyager Youth Program
Lisa Thomason, Director
P.O. Box 709
1075 Sherman Street Ste. 210
Ridgway, CO 81432
P: 970-626-4279
Ouray cell: 970-318-5263
Ridgway cell: 970-318-1764
Website: www.voyageryouthprogram.org
After School and summer program for children 5-16 years old. Counties Served: Ouray.

Telluride Adaptive Sports Program
Director: Courtney Stuecheli
P.O. Box 2254
Telluride, CO. 81435
P: 970-728-5010
Admin Office 970-728-7537 Winter only
Website: www.tellurideadaptivesports.org
E-mail: tasp@tellurideadaptivesports.org
Adaptive ski program, Nordic program, summer rafting program, Hands/downhill bike clinic, hiking club. Counties served: Ouray, San Miguel, Montrose, Delta and the 4 Corners region.

County Public Health Offices
Provides mental health, health services, nurse practitioner, well-child check, WIC, immunizations, eye care, and case management into adulthood.
San Miguel County Nursing Services
Director: June Nepsky
P.O. Box 949
Telluride, CO 81435
P: 970-728-4289
Website: www.sanmiguelcounty.org

Ouray County Public Health
Elisabeth Lawaczeck, Director
P.O. Box 670
Ouray, CO 81427
P: 970-325-4670
E-mail: cdunn@ourayco.gov

West End County Public Health
Anne Hemme, Director
P.O. Box 39
Nucla, CO 81424
P: 970-864-7319
E-mail: ahemme@co.montrose.co.us


Juvenile Diversion Program
P.O. Box 1068
Telluride Colorado 81435
Telluride P: 970-728-4463
Ouray P: 970-325-7244
Program mission is to provide appropriate first and sometimes second youth offenders with an alternative to our juvenile justice system and an alternative to a criminal record. Counties Served: San Miguel, Ouray.

Wright Stuff Foundation/Primetime Learning Center
Andrya Brantingham, Director
P.O. Box 340
Norwood CO 81423
P: 970-327-0555


Norwood Community climbing wall, Making a difference grants, Assets for Rural Youth, Wrights Mesa Cancer Fund, San Juan Parenting Education, San Miguel/West Montrose Adult Education and Family Literacy, ESL Program for Adults, Norwood GED Program and ESL and GED programs in Telluride.

Bright Futures Family Outreach
Cathy James, Executive Director
620 Mountain Village Blvd., Ste 2B-1 (Palmyra Bldg)
Mountain Village, CO 81435
P: 970-728-5613
Website: www.brightfuturesforchildren.org
Bright Futures for Early Childhood and Families is dedicated to providing leadership, innovation, influence, and resources to ensure a quality early childhood system in Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel Counties. Bright Futures for Early Childhood and Families is dedicated to providing Qualistar Early Learning (www.qualistar.org) -- A state wide non profit organization working with child care providers, parents, and communities to improve the quality of early childhood education in Colorado.


AspenDiversified Industries
Jill Lesperance, Program Manager
510 South Second Street
Montrose, Colorado, 81401
P: 970-240-0740
An entrepreneurial, non-profit corporation dedicated to assisting people who are disabled or disadvantaged by creating work opportunities for them to achieve their highest potential. Training, vocational, and affirmative business services. Jill also oversees Open Arms Empowerment Center, which is a consumer run organization that provides support and empowerment for individuals that suffer from mental illness. Pre-vocational and support services.

Mesa County Work Force Center/Employment Works
David Nelson, Benefits Planner
2897 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
P: 970-256-2457
E-mail: dnelson@cpco.org
Social security benefits planning, assistance and outreach. Serving Southwest Colorado.

University Center of the San Miguel
Robyn Wilson, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1621
Telluride, CO 81435
P: 970-369-5255
Website: www.ucsanmiguel.org
E-mail: ucsm@telluridecolorado.net
Counties Served: Ouray, San Miguel, and the West End of Montrose. UCSM is a non-profit community development initiative providing access to post secondary education and professional training in the rural resorts and neighboring communities of the remote San Miguel Watershed of southwestern Colorado.

Telluride Foundation
Paul Major, Executive Director
620 Mountain Village Blvd.
Mountain Village, CO 81435
P: 970-728-8717
The Telluride Foundation exists to promote philanthropy and create a stronger Telluride community. We support all charitable organizations, offer donors easy and effective ways to give, and build resources to meet future charitable needs in the region. Through the stewardship of our board of directors, we provide grants and services to the community in support of arts, education, athletics and all charitable causes.


Uncompahgre Medical Center
1350 S. Aspen St.
Norwood, CO 81423
P: 970-327-4233
Website: umclinic.org
E-mail: info@umclinic.org

Providing medical, dental, mental health, pharmacy, and care coordination services to children of all ages and needs. UMC accepts all forms of insurance and offers a sliding fee scale to patients that qualify based on family income and size.

CO Children Trust Fund
Prevention Services Division
Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Dr. South, A-5
Denver, Co. 80246
P: 303-692-2940
Website: cdphe.state.co.us/ps/cctf
E-mail: cdphe.psdrequests@state.co.us