At the Center Toward Self-Reliance it is our focus to assist all clients that desire to live independently in community base living.

An Independent Living Specialist assists individuals interested in transitioning out of nursing home environment to community base living by:
  • Identifying needs and risks
  • Assisting with housing voucher application
  • Assisting with the search for suitable housing
  • Purchasing household items and assistive devices with relocation funds available through Colorado Transition Benefits
  • Setting up extended transition services such as home care, transportation and home delivery meals
  • Coordinating facility discharge
  • Monitoring consumers' progress for the first 30 days following discharge from nursing home

Mechelle Delgado
Independent Living Specialist