Community Initiatives

2024 Community Initiatives

RMHS encourages a strong community of services and supports for individuals with I/DD in Denver. Through the Denver Mill Levy Program, we partner with and provide funding for community organizations that offer unique programming for people with I/DD, which allows for even more choices and opportunities for connection in your community.

A group of people with disabilities taking a painting class together in Denver

Projects Serving All Ages

Colorado-Cross Disability Coalition

Probate Power focuses primarily on special needs planning for individuals and families with disabilities, but also assists clients with all other aspects of estate planning and probate administration. Services include, but not limited to, preparing simple and complex wills, revocable living trusts, special needs trusts, financial power of attorney documents, uncontested guardianships/ conservatorships, ABLE accounts, probate administration, and advanced medical directives. For more information, please visit our website

El Grupo Vida

The Resource Center and Community Navigator empowers people with disabilities and their families, with information and training to help them become their best advocate. The purpose of the resource center is to provide culturally competent community navigation and support services to meet prevalent needs as well as increased awareness of and accessibility to services for non-English speaking immigrant families. For more information, please visit our website

Projects Serving Children & Youth


Qualified and willing BCBAs and staff offer a Severe Behavior Day Treatment Program for eligible children and youth with severe behaviors. The project also offers training for their parents/caregivers that Medicaid does not cover. These youth have exhausted other treatment/provider options and are at risk of out-of-state and/or out-of-home residential placement.

Rise School of Denver

Qualified ECSE licensed teachers and therapists carry out the Rise School of Denver’s mission to provide the highest quality early childhood education for all children, including children with developmental disabilities in an inclusive setting. Fore more information, please visit our website The Rise School of Denver (

Therapies For Hope

The Hopeful Beginnings and Hopeful Journey therapy intensive programs provide intensive interdisciplinary therapies for children with developmental disabilities in underserved communities in the greater Denver area. The programs are offered during school breaks and include a sibling program, transportation and meals to mitigate barriers for marginalized families.

Projects Serving Teens & Adulthood

Ability Connection RAMP

The RAMP project provides evidence-based, career focused mentoring/career exploration opportunities for youth with disabilities and other challenges. The RAMP Youth Intensive Services project targets eligible youth in and out of foster care to promote a successful transition into early adulthood in a peer oriented, adult and community supported environment. For more information, please visit our website

Jovial Concepts

The Jovial Gardens project converts 25 lawns and public spaces into garden classroom in low-income Denver neighborhoods. Utilizing the classrooms, Individuals with I/DD engage in job training and learn marketable skills in “seed to table” programming. Opportunities include growing produce, harvesting crops, nutritional planning and learning to make healthy meals. For more information, please reach out to John Stolzle 303-578-2569

Revel Mentor Program

The Revel Lounge project offers an environment where people with and without disabilities can connect, work, learn, build relationships and thrive together. There are also opportunities for individualized behavior therapy in a variety on non-traditional settings from the REVEL Supports program For more information, please visit our website


TACT is a trade and technical training program aimed at youth and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). TACT’s goal is to increase students’ proficiency in their marketable interest(s), imparting skills and confidence needed for workplace preparation and future employment. For more information, please visit our website Build with TACT.

Projects Serving Adults

Access Gallery

Access Gallery is an inclusive nonprofit organization that engages the community by opening doors to creative, educational, and economic opportunities for people with disabilities to access, experience, and benefit from the arts.