Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - State of Colorado Please see our announcements below

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Mission Statement
DVR assists persons with disabilities to succeed at work and to live independently.

We are DVR. The best candidates. The best support.
Colorado offers a strong, diverse workforce you may not even know about. These men and women have a range of skills and abilities, and they could really help your business grow - if you only knew where to find them.
DVR is committed to helping our employer partners find candidates who are skilled, loyal, and committed to your success. Even after placement, employers and employees get ongoing support from DVR's professional staff, including job training, guidance on the ADA regulations, and information on disability and employment guidelines. We can also help with financial incentives and facilitation of tax credits.
Across Colorado, too many workers with proven skills are currently left out of the workplace. As Colorado's leading placement organization for people with disabilities, DVR is working to change this by bridging talent and ability so companies and employees succeed.

ANNOUNCEMENTS


1/14/16
Notice to Stakeholders
Driving Colorado Forward Together: Colorado’s Combined Plan for Execution of Workforce Development Activities under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is now available for public comment. The Combined State Plan includes information about Colorado’s Workforce Development System broadly, as well as elements specific to each partner, including the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR).
DVR, along with the Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC), is seeking comment from stakeholders about the Combined State Plan, which is available online at: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cwdc/colorado-state-plan.
Public comment will be accepted through 5:00pm (MST) on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Comment can be submitted directly through the Colorado Workforce Development Council’s website by following the “Public Comment” link. Alternatively, comments can be submitted to DVR via email at Augusta.Klimek@state.co.us or by mail:
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Attn: Augusta Klimek
1575 Sherman St, 4th Fl
Denver CO 80203
Updated Notice to Stakeholders Re: Colorado's Combined State Plan
The Colorado Workforce Development Council, in partnership with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, invites you to attend a virtual public hearing on the WIOA Combined State Plan. This hearing will take place on Wednesday, February 3rd from 3 - 4:30 pm. It will occur through the Adobe Connect platform, and attendees can log-in from their preferred location or attend in-person at meeting sites in Alamosa, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, La Junta, and Pueblo. The link to use on February 3rd is below.
https://connect.coworkforce.com/wioaplanhearing2316/
If you would like to attend an in-person onsite, please complete the form below and final location details will be sent directly to you.
http://goo.gl/forms/mlrfOklLcT
Please let us know if you have any questions. The draft version of the WIOA Combined State Plan can be accessed here:
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cwdc/colorado-state-plan
The plan is open for public comment until February 9th, 2016. All comments shared during the virtual public hearing will become part of the comment record.
At the conclusion of the public comment period, all comments will be reviewed and considered prior to submitting the final Combined State Plan to the US Departments of Labor and Education for approval.
Thank you for your participation in the development of Colorado’s Combined State Plan.

8/18/15
DVR-CDLE Merger Stakeholder Meeting Schedule.

5/11/15
Governor Signs Bill to Improve Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Services.

5/1/15
DVR Ends Wait List.
DVR has opened all disability priority categories for ongoing service provision. For more information and the latest news on DVR's Order of Selection wait list, please click here.


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