Tyler's story of thriving from services by CCI.

Thanks for supporting Community Connections by purchasing raffle tickets. 2018 raffle winners can be viewed here.



Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - All sites are closed in Durango due to inclement weather. All sites and services are open in Cortez.  Updates will be posted as needed. Posted 1/16/19

It’s a wrap! The 15th annual FESTIVAL OF TREES was a smash hit. Congratulations Fasttrack Communications for winning this year’s "Best of Show award," Basin Printing & Imaging for winning the "Community Spirit award" and Community Connections, Inc.'s Pine Street House (sponsored by COWest Insurance Group) for winning “Best Theme & Kid's Favorite awards.”


Daven's story of learning to advocate and making his entire family successful.

Advocating to Success

Chase's story about hitting milestones thanks to the success of early intervention. 

Early Intervention

Rhiannon's story of now living in her own home, and her independent, wonderful life.

Independent Success


Our mission is to create opportunities for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead healthy and fulfilling lives in our community.

We have been providing services to empower, educate, assist, and serve babies, families, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1985. Community Connections, Inc. (CCI) is the only organization providing 24/7 comprehensive services to people with developmental disabilities in Southwest Colorado (Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan counties). To start the application process for our services click here.

Welcome to Community Connections, Inc.

There is MORE  to ME

than My Disability!


IN MEMORIUM: Penny Livingston of Cortez passed on Friday, November 16. She devoted her life to teaching special needs children. In lieu of flowers, her family has requested that Penny's life be memorialized through donations to Community Connections and our work with kids, families and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Southwest Colorado. To donate, please click HERE and select "in memory or honor of details" and write in Penny's name. Please direct any questions to ellen@cci-colorado.org. Thank you!


Thanks to those who attended, our volunteers and over 40 local sponsors including

Platinum & Gold Star Business Sponsors:

If you missed it, click  here  to see sponsors tree & wreath photos! Thank you to all who participated this year. Tree/wreath winners can be viewed here!

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