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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:
All participants must meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:
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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Pueblo empowers individuals and families through education and advocacy. Reducing poverty is central to Catholic Charities' mission, and in partnership with ReHire Colorado, the Diocese is able to help unemployed and underemployed individuals find and maintain meaningful employment. Catholic Charities provides coaching and supportive services, and partners with businesses in the community to help veterans, people 50 years and older, and non-custodial parents attain employment through transitional jobs and regain their dignity and self-respect.
Discover Goodwill is dedicated to breaking the financial, physical, intellectual and social barriers that keep individuals from leading independent and purpose-filled lives. Discover Goodwill accomplishes this mission through over 20 diverse and innovative employment and life skills programs that foster confidence and opportunity for tens of thousands of individuals each year. The ReHire Colorado program is administered by Discover Goodwill’s Career Development Center in collaboration with CDHS. Discover Goodwill’s highly-trained job developers and employment specialists are dedicated to matching participants’ interests and abilities with compatible work sites, where they will receive hands-on training and assessments to help ensure a smooth and successful transition.
The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH)The mission of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is to work collaboratively toward the prevention of homelessness and the creation of lasting solutions for homeless and at-risk families, children, and individuals throughout Colorado. The Coalition advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being, and stability of those it serves.The Coalition’s comprehensive approach addresses the causes of homelessness, as well as the consequences, offering critical assistance to over 15,000 families and individuals each year.
The Larimer County Workforce Center (LCWC) provides easy access to a wide array of employment and training services. LCWC established the Training Resources Team (TRT) to ensure a productive and efficient work experience program. TRT is a collaborative team including five different departments working toward successful work experience opportunities for participants, including Business Services, Works, WIA, Fiscal, and Larimer County Risk Management. ReHire Colorado has enabled LCWC to continue their services specifically to the low-income participants. The first two groups of individuals invited to participate are those who are receiving TANF or Food Assistance (Employment First), and who are in the target groups outlined in the grant.
ReHire Program Specialist
1575 Sherman St., 3rd Floor
Denver, CO 80203-1702