Public Invited to Stakeholder Meetings on Moving Voc Rehab to State Labor Department

Public input will help shape future of workforce services to Coloradoans with disabilities

(DENVER) – The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) will be hosting a series of public meetings throughout Colorado from August to October to gather feedback on the merger of the two organizations. The merger will be fully realized July 2016, however gathering public input now is essential and valuable in helping to shape the future of workforce services to Coloradans with disabilities.

August’s meeting schedule is below. September and October meeting dates and locations will be posted on the CDLE website at and the Division of Vocational Rehab website at For more information and to RSVP visit or call 303-318-8018.


August 3
5:30 - 7 PM
Atlantis Community, 201 S Cherokee Street, Denver, CO
Flyer- Denver


August 10
5:30 - 7 PM
Boulder County Workforce Center, 2520 55th St #100, Boulder, CO
Flyer - Boulder

Ft. Collins

August 17
5:30 - 7 PM
Larimer County Workforce Center, 200 W Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO
Flyer - Ft. Collins


August 18
11:30 – 1 PM
Northeastern Junior College, 100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO
Flyer - Sterling


Note: American Sign Language interpretation  and wheelchair access have been arranged. Reasonable accommodation or the services of spoken language interpreter will happily be provided upon request by contacting: Denise Rogers at or 303-318-8018. Although we welcome these requests anytime, providing adequate notice increases our ability to effectively meet your needs. For those who use public transportation contact RTD at 303-299-2960 to plan your trip. For more information about the upcoming stakeholder meetings, see the Notice of Public Meeting that accompanies this press release.

For Immediate Release

Date: July 24, 2016
Contact: Office of Government, Policy and Public Relations
Phone: Bill Thoennes at (303) 318-8004 or Cher Haavind at (303) 318-8003