Yes, it’s time for our third annual fundraising fiesta, Hearts on Fire! This year’s event is at a new time and location, as we offer a happy hour party on Valentine’s Day, with long-time food sponsor Diego’s Mexican Food & Cantina providing the festive atmosphere at their convenient downtown location on the 16th Street Mall.
Juanita Dominguez’s 9-year-old daughter has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair. When they needed help getting funding for a wheelchair ramp for their van, Family Voices quickly guided them to the right place.
We here at Family Voices Colorado are thankful for all of you this holiday season. If you are thankful for the work we do, please consider giving back to support our mission.
If you have been following the use of the Pediatric Acuity Tool (PAT) to determine eligibility for home health care funding, we have an important update: Feedback may be submitted on the revised tool TODAY.
If your child attends school in the Cherry Creek School District, you may already have heard about the shortage of RNs those schools are facing for the coming year. Read on to learn more about what steps you can take if your child requires medical/nursing care during school hours.
Registration is now open for the second annual Walk ‘n’ Roll with Family Voices Colorado and Sports Made Possible, on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Clement Park in Littleton.
Learn about health insurance options for children with special health care needs from immigrant families, and an opportunity to share your voice on tax policy that affects vital programs.
Family Voices National is partnering with Genetic Alliance and Parent to Parent USA (P2P) to collect resources that will support individuals who wish to act as advocates on behalf of themselves, their families, or others. We are developing an online toolkit and would like to include a personal story that demonstrates the importance of advocacy in each of several topic areas.
Colorado Medicaid recently began using a new questionnaire, the Pediatric Assessment Tool, to determine a child’s level of need for skilled nursing care. Many families are reporting that their home health hours have been reduced as a result, because their child’s needs don’t match what the tool measures. If you’ve been affected, we’d like to hear your story.
At Family Voices Colorado, we’re always eager to hear the stories of the families we serve, both the challenges you face and the resources that help you overcome those obstacles. Learn about an opportunity for mothers in particular to share their stories for publication.