News and Updates

The News and Updates from STRiVE.

Easter Egg Hunt 2018

STRiVE "15,000 Eggs" Easter Egg Hunt Join us Saturday March 31st for our Annual "15,000 Eggs" Easter Egg Hunt! Registration begins promptly at 10:30 a.m. $5 per child ($3 for members) - all the proceeds will fund the children services that help families here in our...

Can You Help a Family in Need?

Can You Help a Family in Need?

As I was enjoying the Fruita Parade of lights last night I was overjoyed to run into many friends from across this Grand Valley of ours. One of them was Ms. Ellen Miller, a local community leader that is doing as much as she can to make our neck of the woods a better...

34 Year Veteran of STRiVE Retires

A Career of Service After 34 years of stellar service, Joan Levy retired from STRiVE November 17th. Joan was part of the STRiVE Leadership Team, which provided quality feedback and advice, as the VP/Operational Support at STRiVE. Throughout her career Joan helped...

STRiVE is Thankful For…

With fall in the air and turkey dinner on the mind someone recently asked me what we were thankful for and it reminded me of a post I had seen on social media from Merritt & Associates GC Inc. of a story by Sharon Sullivan. Their post says, "Read this story about the...

Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch Donates to STRiVE!

Thanks to the Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch, located at 1901 O Road in Fruita, families like Amy Deschamp will have pumpkins this year! The great folks from the Pumpkin Patch, "Loaded up a truckload of pumpkins to take to Strive," Thursday morning. Commenting that they,...


private non-profit organization STRiVE is authorized by the State of Colorado to provide community-based services and supports to individuals with disabilities and their families. STRiVE has been providing services and support to individuals and families with developmental disabilities in Mesa County for over 50 years. As the community needs have increased so has the diversity of our programs. “STRiVE” represents our staff and the people we support every day.

We Strive to provide the best person-centered services, and our clients Strive to be independent and take greater control of their lives.

People Supporting People

Our organization is made up of over 350 employees qualified & trained to provide quality, result driven services in our over 12 Day and Supported Employment Programs and more than 17 Residential Sites. Are you ready to join our team?!


950 Grand Ave.
Grand Junction CO. 81501

Botanical Gardens
641 Struthers Ave.
Grand Junction CO. 81501

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443 Main Street,
Grand Junction, CO. 81501

STRiVE is here to provide the personalized care individuals need as we Strive to provide the best person-centered services, and our clients Strive to be independent and take greater control of their lives..

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