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Mental health agencies calling attention to the uptick in suicides among teens

KOAA News5 produced a video that shows how local nonprofits like envida are working to help our region handle the recent uptick in suicides. News5 spoke with several officials in the mental health care field. They say sixteen young people died by suicide this past year, in El Paso County, an uptick from the year …

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envida Collaborates with Kaiser Permanente for COVID-19 Vaccinations

envida was mentioned in a recent Kaiser Permanente press release about how we are collaborating with them to get seniors to their appointments for vaccinations: Kaiser Permanente is collaborating with 8 transportation service providers along the Front Range, providing $45,000 to ensure seniors with Medicare and other older adults can get a ride to receive …

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Tri-Lakes Tribune – Envida offers free service to vaccination appointments

The Tri-Lakes Tribune is highlighting envida’s need for volunteers to help drive people needing a COVD vaccine to and from vaccination centers. Here’s an excerpt: Volunteers are critical to Envida’s ability to offer its current level of service to the Tri-Lakes area, but the organization continues its struggle to have enough of them. The nonprofit …

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Gazette: Envida offers free service to vaccination appointments

Volunteers are critical to Envida’s ability to offer its current level of service to the Tri-Lakes area, but the organization continues its struggle to have enough of them. The nonprofit organization provides transportation and home care for persons with disabilities, behavioral health disabilities, low income and older adults. Envida’s transportation services help provide access to …

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KOAA: Nonprofit Envida now gives rides to COVID vaccine appointments

A local agency that gives rides to folks who can’t get around, is now turning its efforts to helping people get to their COVID vaccination appointments. Envida, is a nonprofit that’s been around for 50 years in Southern Colorado. The agency gives rides to seniors who need help getting around and also offers in-home care …

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KRDO: Colorado Springs non-profit offering free rides to COVID vaccine appointments

Envida, a Colorado Springs nonprofit, is providing free rides to and from COVID vaccination appointments for El Paso County residents. These rides are for anyone who has a scheduled appointment and Envida will pick them up at their home and take them home after their vaccination. The rides will run throughout the day Monday through …

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Gail Nehls on KRDO News Radio’s “The Extra” Show

On “The Extra,” host Shannon Brinias chatted with Envida CEO Gail Nehls about the non-profit’s mission, the service they provide throughout El Paso and Teller counties, how COVID-19 has changed their practices and new partnerships helping the homeless. Listen to the full interview below. Read more on KRDO’s website.

envida’s Gail Nehls Receives Award for Advocacy in Transportation

Colorado Springs nonprofit envida is excited to announce that CEO, Gail Nehls has been awarded The Arc Pikes Peak Region’s Joe Schiappacassee Award for her continued vision and advocacy to provide transportation for individuals with developmental disabilities. The annual award is presented to community members who are not afraid to “do the right thing” to …

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