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Welcome to the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation: "Empowering Employment and Independence"

DVR Believes

  1. All people with disabilities can choose a career path leading to meaningful employment and independent living. 
  2. Investing in the knowledge, experience and professional development of our staff is integral to the success of our mission. 
  3. We are a resource and partner that empowers people with disabilities to reach their highest potential in alignment with the needs of businesses in our communities. 
  4. Continuously improving our practices through active collaboration with people with disabilities, their families, businesses, and national, state and local organizations is essential to advance our mission.

 

DVR believes that anyone with a disability who wants to work, can work, regardless of the type or severity of their disability. We provide a wide variety of individualized services for people with disabilities to allow them to reach their employment goals. These services can include vocational guidance and counseling, short or long term training, job seeking skills, job development and job coaching, and assistive technology and needed accommodations to participate with DVR and on the job.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

"The State of Colorado believes that an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace is one where all employees and community partners, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, education, disability, socio-economic status, or any other identity, feel valued and respected. We are committed to nondiscriminatory practices and providing equitable opportunities for employment and advancement in all of our departments, programs, services, and worksites. We respect and value diverse life experiences and work to ensure that all voices are heard so that a person's future success is not determined by their identity."

See Governor Polis' Executive Order on EDI  and CO's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion website and universal policy