ReHire Colorado

ReHire Colorado is a transitional employment program created by the Colorado Careers Act (HB13-1004) of 2013 and administered by Colorado Department of Human Services. Transitional Employment combines wage-paid work, job skills training and supportive services to help individuals facing barriers to employment succeed in the workforce. ReHire Colorado aims to:

  • Address participants' barriers to employment and prepare for successful work in the unsubsidized labor market
  • Stabilize individuals and their families with immediate earned income and access to incentives such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
  • Stimulate local economies through taxable wages paid to transitional jobs participants
  • Improve the economic health of participant employers

ReHire Colorado Goals and Impact

  • Eliminate barriers to employment by connecting participants to wage-paying jobs
  • Provide case management and directly related supportive services to participants to assist them in attaching to the labor force
  • Positively impact individuals, families, and communities through taxable earned income
  • Increase Colorado’s labor pool
  • Decrease dependency on public assistance