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

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

(DENVER) – The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) are 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 in July, 2016.  However, gathering public input now is essential and valuable in helping to shape the future of workforce services to Coloradans with disabilities.

A public meeting will be held in Fort Collins on August 17.

Where: Larimer County Workforce Center
            200 West Oak Street
            Fort Collins, Colorado
When:   Monday, August 17 from 5:30 PM to 7 PM

Individuals who are unable to attending the August 17 stakeholder meeting may be interested in attending a September 21 stakeholder meeting in Greeley at Connections for Independent Living, 1331 8th Avenue.  Upcoming meetings are 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.

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.