Integrated Community staff and board originate from our community and often have their own immigrant stories, lending truth and purpose to what we do every day.
A united NW Colorado community where all members have support and encouragement to communicate, participate, and contribute.
Integrated Community assists and supports immigrants as they integrate, contribute, and maintain their independence in our NW Colorado community.
Our Three- Step Approach
●Build Connections: We collaborate with immigrants and their families to solve immediate problems by connecting them to appropriate resources.
● Integration: We provide professional interpreter and translation services for our clients to meet their needs.
● Education: We implement education and literacy programs for children and adults.
Integrated Community began in a local bookstore during a Spanish/English conversational group, which at the time was the only place Spanish speaking residents could communicate. The number of immigrant community members was growing quickly due to the high demand for workers and as the demographics of the Yampa Valley changed so did the needs of residents, health care providers, non-profit organization, schools and other local resources. In response, more than 75 community stakeholders including immigrant representatives met to establish a prioritized integration of immigrants in our region, creating a healthier and more united community. Since 2004, our organization has served as the recognized leader and go-to source for immigrant resients in Routt County. Our programs continue to respons to the needs of collaborating agencies, providers and the ever increasing immigrant/limited English speaking population in our community by shifting programs and resources to fill the gaps. Over the past few years our greatest challenge has been to meet the growing demand for our services.
Board of Directors
Retired Director Routt County United Way
Peace Corps Bolivia and CostaRica
Human Resource Director of Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp