UAACOG, or the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments, is an organization dedicated to serving the Upper Arkansas region of Colorado. It provides a range of services aimed at community development, support, and well-being.
Key initiatives include promoting senior health and independence, fostering local business growth through financing and tax breaks, ensuring child and family wellness via programs like WIC and Head Start, making housing more accessible through various housing programs, and funding rural transportation projects to connect communities.
Through these efforts, UAACOG aims to enhance the quality of life for residents and ensure sustainable growth in the region.
Area Agency On Aging
Empowering Seniors: Dedicated to our esteemed seniors aged 60 and above, we are passionate about ensuring they lead fulfilling, independent, and dignified lives. Prioritizing those with the most significant social and economic needs, we utilize education, advocacy, and tailored services to enhance their quality of life. Learn More
Upper Arkansas Area Development Corporation
Fueling Business Growth: As a local non-profit extension of UAACOG, we extend financial solutions to emerging and expanding businesses. From flexible Gap Loans to the informative Colorado Enterprise Zone Program, we’re here to nurture economic growth and innovation. Learn More
Women, Infants, And Children (WIC)
Nurturing Families: We’re more than just a nutrition program. WIC stands as a beacon of support for mothers, infants, and young children, embracing a holistic approach to family wellness. Entrust in our commitment to confidentiality and our dedication to empowering families. Learn More
Building Bright Futures: Our inclusive, federally-funded preschool program is designed with love for low-income children aged 3-5. Beyond education, we offer transportation, meals, and an avenue for guardians to engage actively in their child's early education. Learn More
Your Home Journey: Every individual deserves a safe, comfortable space to call home. Through renovation assistance, rental support, and homeownership guidance, we’re here to walk alongside you, every step of your housing journey. Learn More
Transporting Residents: Recognizing the pivotal role of transportation in rural areas, UAACOG adeptly manages the financial aspects of grants aimed at bolstering rural transit. Our initiatives ensure residents in sparsely populated regions can travel seamlessly and efficiently. Learn More
CSBG Emergency Assistance
Hand in Crisis: Times of crisis call for a steadfast hand of support. We provide financial aid to eligible individuals and families facing emergencies, ensuring that our community members remain resilient in the face of adversity. Learn More