Notice of Public Comment for Division of Vocational Rehabilitation's Service Delivery Policy

On August 19, 2016, the US Department of Education, Rehabilitation Service Administration published updated regulation directing the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) within State vocational rehabilitation programs. A draft of DVR’s Service Delivery Policy incorporating changes required to implement WIOA is now available for public comment.

Public comment will be accepted through 5:00pm (MDT) on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Comment can be submitted directly through the DVR website by following the “Public Comment” link (also provided here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6TS758C ). 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
633 17th Street, Suite 1501
Denver CO 80202

DVR also invites stakeholders to attend a public meeting on Friday, September 9, 2016 from 11:00am – 1:00pm. The public meeting can be attended virtually by registering here: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3962983331134655233

Additionally, the public meeting will be broadcast at DVR locations across the state for those wishing to attend in person. Those locations are:

Denver:
Denver Metro DVR Office
2211 W Evans St, Columbine Room
Denver CO 80223

Grand Junction: Grand Junction DVR Office
222 South 6th Street, 4th Floor – Conference Room A
Grand Junction CO 81501

Greeley:
Greeley DVR Office
822 7th Street, Weld County Conference Room
Greeley CO 80631

Pueblo:
Pueblo Vocational DVR Office
720 North Main, Suite 320
Pueblo CO 81003

If you plan to attend one of the in person meetings, please RSVP by 5:00pm on Wednesday, September 7, 2016:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PublicMeetingRSVP

Thank you for your participation in the development of Colorado DVR’s Service Delivery Policy.

Overview of Policy Revisions September 2016

DVR Policy Manual September 2016