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Alliance - Colorado Communities United for People with Developmental Disabilities
Alliance is a non-profit, statewide association of Community Centered Boards (CCBs) and Service Provider Organizations (SPOs). They are distinguished by their leadership and advocacy of member organizations and the individuals and families they serve. Their efforts in the areas of public policy, state legislation, developmental disability initiatives, and demonstration of best practices have positioned them as the premier resource for organizations and individuals associated with Colorado's Community Centered System of developmental disability services and supports.Alliance was founded in 1973 as the Colorado Association of Community Centered Boards (CACCB). In 2005 they changed their name to Alliance. With the new name came a renewed commitment to quality community supports for people with developmental disabilities and their families in Colorado. Over 12,000 people are served in Colorado's Community Centered System.
Colorado Association of Nurses for the Developmentally Disabled (CANDD)
CANDD is a non-profit organization supporting and educating nurses that provide for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the state of Colorado.
The Colorado Assisted Living Association (CALA)
The Colorado Assisted Living Association (CALA), was formed in 1982 as a vision of two administrators of Assisted Living Residences (at that time referred to as Personal Care Boarding Homes) who saw the industry growing. Since then, CALA has made its mark on the industry and is the only Colorado non-profit association dedicated solely to assisted living. During this time we have developed mutually beneficial relationships between our Community and Associate Members.CALA’s goal is defined in its mission statement: We are an organization dedicated to advance Assisted Living by ASSISTING, PROMOTING, INFORMING, and EDUCATING.
Colorado Health Care Association (CHCA)The Colorado Health Care Association was founded in 1955 to serve as a support group for those individuals providing long-term care to the frail elderly and disabled. The Association believes that the health care system has a responsibility to meet the physical and psychological needs of the long-term care patient in a cost-effective manner. Their purpose is to work with their members in meeting such challenges while continually striving to achieve a higher quality of care.