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A Community of
Good Neighbors

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Our mission is creating and designing an extraordinary opportunity for people to come together in an integrated and intentional apartment community.

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Our mission is designing and creating an extraordinary opportunity for people to come together in an integrated and intentional community.

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Developing housing solutions for...

Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

Our original and primary focus is the extreme need for housing for adults with IDD who need an independent living experience that is affordable with their minimal monthly disability income.


For those employed full time who earn less than the local median income and cannot afford to live near their workplaces. Employees and employers alike testify to a critical need for employee housing.


The often-overlooked demographic group of seniors with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid long-term care but too low to access the expensive senior housing options on the market. Our project offers them a unique alternative.

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Community & independence united... at last!

Our first project is an apartment building with 80 units. Some of the apartments are allocated for adults with developmental disabilities and the rest for tenants from the general population.

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The Need

It estimated that in Colorado, more than 12,000 adults with developmental disabilities live with caretakers who are over the age of 60. In 2019, Section 8 Housing Vouchers in Jefferson County opened its “waitlist to get on the waitlist” for one week. In 2019, Denver housing authority released fewer than 1200 housing vouchers and they received 23,000 applicants! The reality is that the average disability benefit is $800 per month but the average one-bedroom apartment in the Denver metro area is $1540. There is clearly a need for housing that is both affordable and desirable for people with developmental disabilities!

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The Vision

We are approaching the severe need for affordable housing with a thoughtful and intentional solution. Project number one is an 84 unit apartment complex that will be the home to adults with developmental disabilities, active seniors and working professionals. The community will be integrated and run by a cooperative management model with decisions made by a vote of the group as a whole.

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The Future

Trailhead Community is a completely unique model that will integrate people from many walks of life into a cooperative community to benefit them all. With state-of-the-art technology, universal design features and advanced progressive thinking, this project will pioneer a new way for addressing the ever growing housing crisis. This building will serve as a prototype for many other projects to come.

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What's Happening at Trailhead

Technology Design for Trailhead Community

What role does technology play in creating a safe, independent living environment for adults with developmental disabilities? KGA hosted guest blogger Ken Wilkinson of Layer 10, is here to answer that question. Layer 10 takes a unique approach to selecting the appropriate technology ecosystem for Trailhead.

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Interior Design

Our interior design team has been working hard at creating an engaging interior with a sense of welcome and community. We are so excited about the concepts that were shared with us by our team at HRI Design. 

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Stepping Stone 5K
June 19, 2021

The Stepping Stone 5K returns again in 2021 and will once again offer the 2.5K Shortcut. Stepping Stone Support Center and Trailhead Community have come together to present this amazing event to benefit adults with developmental disabilities. Complete two laps of Johnson Reservoir at Clement Park for the 5K or take the cutoff after one lap for the Shortcut.

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