The mission of the Center for People with Disabilities (CPWD) is to work in partnership with people to obtain and maintain choices for independent living by promoting self-determination, self-respect and equal opportunity. CPWD is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) agency in existence since 1977.
The CPWD office in Longmont has one full-time and two part-time employees. Bilingual services are available. CPWD has physical offices in Longmont, Broomfield, North Metro and Boulder.
Classes are held for people who wish to learn independent living skills, including people who are transitioning from custodial care into the community.
CPWD also offers the following courses: Self Advocacy, Systems Advocacy, and Overview of the Disability Determination Process for SSA and an Overview of Local Resources for People with Disabilities.
CPWD personnel work with people on achieving their goals towards independent living in their local communities.
The services of CPWD are free to their clients.
CPWD has Peer Support Services. This is one of the four core services of the Center for Independent Living. CPWD serves the geographical jurisdiction of Boulder, Adams, Jefferson, Gilpin, and Broomfield Counties.
CPWD Longmont Office
615 Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501
phone – 303.772.3250
fax – 303.772.5125
Cheryl Hodgson, Independent Living Specialist