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Learn about the program

Are you a job seeker?

Disability Program Navigators (DPN) expand access to Workforce Center programs for individuals with disabilities and serve as liaisons between the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) and the local workforce system.  

A Disability Program Navigator can

  • Help you look for full or part-time employment
  • Connect you to an apprenticeship program where you can earn a paycheck while learning in-demand skills 
  • Connect you to a work-based learning experience through which you can explore your career options
  • Connect job seekers with disabilities with Workforce Centers, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), and community resources

A Disability Program Navigator can provide access to

  • Writing and retooling resumes to match job descriptions
  • Filling out job applications 
  • Developing interview skills
  • Networking skills and employer contacts
  • Individual job search activities 
  • Job-related services to address workplace accommodations
  • Finding a job coach or mentor
  • Clarifying how employment may impact benefits

Are you an employer?

  • Are you looking to improve your company’s bottom line?
  • Discover untapped potential?
  • Reduce turnover?
  • Improve company morale and overall culture?
  • Expand your customer market?
  • Qualify for financial incentives?
  • Meet federal contractor requirements?

Visit the Disability Program Navigator section of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment website.