CCT - Colorado Choice Transitions


San Juan Basin
Area Agency on Aging

10  Burnett Court
Durango, CO 81301

Tele: 970.264.0501; ext 1
Fax:  888.290.3566

451 Hot Springs Blvd.
P.O. Box 5456
Pagosa Springs,CO 81147

Tele: 970.264.0501
Fax:   888.290.3566

Options Counseling, formerly Colorado Choice Transitions (CCT)

Colorado Choice Transitions (CCT) was a demonstration program of the
national Money Follows the Person Initiative (MFP), designed to assist
Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) members who are
interested in transitioning out of long-term care facilities back into home
and community-based settings.  

CCT provides members access to state plan benefits, home and
community-based waiver services (HCBS) in addition to CCT-enhanced
services and supports aimed at promoting independence for 365 days of

Region 9 Options Counseling:

Miriam White
970.264.0501; ext. 4 (office) or 970.403.6759 (mobile)
Contact Miriam

Options Counseling, a program designed to help long-term residents of local skilled
nursing facilities learn what options might be available for community living.

Our Options Counselors will provide you with the information and decision support
necessary to see if moving back into the community is right for you.

Anyone can make a referral to Options Counseling.
To make a referral, please call Mattie at 970.264.0501; ext. 4
or fax a referral form to 888.290.3566.  

If you are living in a nursing home (or if you know someone),
ask the social worker for a referral form or they can complete one for you.

Miriam can help you with:
  • a personalized needs assessment
  • information about community service programs
  • referrals to community services

Referral Form