About Us

Developmental Pathways is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency created to serve individuals with developmental disabilities/delays and their families. We are also one of Colorado’s Community Centered Boards providing individuals access to federal, state, county, and private funding in Arapahoe County, Douglas County, and the city of Aurora. Services are delivered through Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver programs as well as other state-funded programs.

Home and Community Based Services exemplify the principle that full inclusion and participation in community life is attainable for every individual with a developmental disability. We passionately believe inclusion is for everyone.

Our Programs and Services:
As a Community Centered Board, Developmental Pathways helps support you and your loved one by providing you with intake, eligibility enrollment, and case management services and supports, all with a person centered focus. Case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy. Your Case Manager or Coordinator will be your primary contact at Developmental Pathways and is responsible for connecting you to resources, helping you navigate state rules and regulations, and negotiating positive outcomes.

As a preface to our programs, it is also important to understand Medicaid (or what we refer to as State Medicaid). Colorado State Medicaid is a public health assistance program for Coloradans who qualify. Once an individual is receiving State Medicaid, further support is available to those who qualify through Medicaid Waivers and other state funded programs. Each individual waiver or program is based on an individual’s age and amount of support needed and provides funding and service guidelines available.

Vision, Mission, Guiding Principles, & Key Commitments

Vision: Enriching lives. Strengthening communities.

Mission: To enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities/delays by partnering to provide expertise, support, and advocacy in their pursuit of a meaningful life.

Guiding Principles:
Integrity: To be true to our beliefs: respectful, honest, transparent and fair.
Innovation: To be thought leaders, transforming cutting edge ideas into tangible actions.
Partnership: To be a trusted, vital partner in our community.
Stewardship: To honor and protect all our resources.

Key Commitments:

  1. To ensure that all individuals with developmental disabilities/delays in our community receive support.
  2. To join our community in the innovation and implementation of person and family centered practices.
  3. To be a customer-service focused agency, both internally and externally.
  4. To actively and transparently collaborate with federal, state and local partners.
  5. To optimize mission resources by diversifying revenue streams and cultivating our talents, interests, and abilities.