Success Stories

DVR is committed to empowering the people we serve to reach their employment dreams.  

Project Search Successes

Luke: 

  • What do you like? I like that I get to help clean up the rooms with my friends. 
  • What do you love? I love that I get to make a difference in the hospital. That by cleaning the rooms it will help the staff and patients. 
  • What does it mean to be employed? To have a good attitude, to be nice to everyone and make money.   

 

Bennett:

  • What do you like? I like how busy the OR is, is makes my day go by fast. 
  • What do you love? That I am a full time employee now, I am able to see my friends more. 
  • What does it mean to be employed? Making money so that I was able to afford my own place in my parent’s basement, they turned it into an apartment for me. I get to pay rent and buy my own food. 

 

Bennett and Luke

Self-Employment Successes

Sam Lawrence is an individual served by DVR in both self-employment  and supported employment.

He's produced a recent film "Our Vote Counts".  Watch the trailer and the 30 minute film!!

 

Yolanda started her own business, So Jazzy, with the assistance of CO DVR.