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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.

Governor Polis has declared October National Disability Employment Awareness month in Colorado.  

Governor Proclamation

Shining Stars of Disability Employment Award Ceremony

DVR is thrilled to announce our 4th Annual Shining Stars of Disability Employment Award Ceremony.

When: Thursday, October 29th, 11:30 - 12:30 MT

What: DVR will honor and award a large business, a small business, a rural champion and an individual/organization who have made measurable and exemplary efforts in creating and implementing programs that result in the hiring of people with disabilities.

Featured Guests: Kristin Corash, Director of DVR, Joe Barela, Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, and Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera

Register to Attend Here

 

October 26 - 30, Employer Week

The goal of Employer Week is to provide DVR staff, the people we serve, providers, and community partners the opportunity to interact with and hear directly from business partners who would like to work with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and provide opportunities for workers with disabilities across the State.

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