Our Mission: Create Opportunities for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their Families to Participate Fully in the Community
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    Make a gift to DDRC and make a difference in the lives of people with Intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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  • DDRC's 18th Annual Holiday Bazaar

    Thursday, December 5th | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    DDRC Central Building, 11177 W 8th Ave, Lakewood, CO

    Arts * Crafts * Unique Gifts * Baked Goods * Music and More


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Services Provided

Resource/Service Coordination

Our resource coordinators can help you learn about the services, programs and options available to you. Our case managers provide assistance and support to children, families, and adults.

Early Intervention

Early Intervention services are for infants, toddlers, and families. These services are designed to promote development and learning.

Family Support Services

The Family Support Services Program (FSSP) assists families with costs beyond those normally experienced by other families, to avoid or delay costly out of home placements and reduce stress.

Supported Living Services

Supported Living Services is committed to providing the Direct Service Professional of your choice to provide supports to you or your loved one.

Employment Services

We believe in competitive, inclusive employment for all Coloradoans. Real Work for Real Pay is what drives us daily!

Quality Living Options

Quality Living Options (QLO) is a division of DDRC that provides residential services for adults with developmental disabilities.

Behavioral Health Team

DDRC Behavioral Health Services provide consultation, treatment, and training to eligible individuals and their families.

Therapeutic Learning Connections

Recreation and leisure are essential to everyone's life and provide endless benefits.

Self Determination

Self-Determination Initiative supports people with disabilities to get involved in community activities, become more independent, and experience authority over their own lives.

Our Stories

Living up to their credo of "Elks Care and Elks Share"

For an astounding 20 plus years the Empire Elks Lodge #1493 and Elks Galaxy Temple Lodge #1131 have been putting into action the Elks credo, “Elks Care and Elks Share,” to benefit the individuals who DDRC serves. We have been grateful and happy for that caring and sharing as the two lodges teamed up year after year to host a summer BBQ and winter holiday lunch at the DDRC Walters Center. In fa

IDD Awareness Month in March

IDD Awareness Day CelebrationEvery year DDRC participates in IDD Awareness Day as a way to join forces with others in the IDD community to bring our voice to the Colorado Legislature, to meet our local legislators, to highlight the work of outstanding Direct Service Professionals and to hear inspirational speakers. It’s a great way to kick off IDD Awareness month in March.This year we nominated

DDRC Self Determination Grants Open Doors

Sometimes, a small object can be like a special door that opens to a wider world. For Cynthia Reynolds, that door is an iPad, which opened a portal to many things that enrich her life. Cynthia, a woman with IDD in her middle years, is receiving services from DDRC. With the help of DDRC’s Self Determination funding, Cynthia recently acquired an iPad and received coaching in setting up and be


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