Blue Peaks Developmental Services, Inc.

A nonprofit organization

Blue Peaks is committed to meeting the challenges of transportation, access to health care providers, and hiring qualified staff and management with the limited state funds. Blue Peaks works to ensure that people with developmental disabilities participate in making the choices that impact them.


The mission of Blue Peaks Developmental Services is to support persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the San Luis Valley in achieving their fullest potential for integrated and responsible living and working within the community.

Background Statement

For forty-five years, Blue Peaks Developmental Services has provided supports for persons with developmental disabilities in the unique environment of the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado. Founded in 1970 by a group of progressive parents and concerned local citizens, Blue Peaks has been a consistent advocate of community integrated services and community partnerships for the people we serve. The services and supports provided by Blue Peaks optimize the advantages of a rural environment in which community connections are routine and long term. The Blue Peaks culture values an environment rich in diversity, in which each person is respected and has the opportunity to reach their maximum potential.

Organization Data


Organization name

Blue Peaks Developmental Services, Inc.

other names

San Luis Valley Center for the Handicapped, Inc.

Year Established


Tax id (EIN)



Human Services

Organization Size

Large Organization


703 4th Street
Alamosa, CO 81101

Service areas

Alamosa County, CO, US