Employment & Education

The Employment and Education Division carries out the essential function of helping the youth for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation.

Vocational Rehabilitation

What is Vocational Rehabilitation?
To provide culturally appropriate Vocational Rehabilitation services to Native Americans with disabilities who have a functional limitation and need assistance maintaining. Obtaining and regaining employment.

What is a Disability?
A "disability" can be a physical, mental, learning or emotional condition that constitutes or results in a substantial impediment to employment.

Who is eligible?
Member of a federally recognized tribe, residing on or near the Colville Reservation, with a documented disability hindering employment potential and/or outcomes.

Types of Services Provided
A variety of services can be provided to assist eligible participants to prepare for, obtain and/or to retain jobs. These types of services may include but not limited to:
Assessments, evaluations and diagnostic services.
Vocational and technical services and devices.
Job placement and retention services.
Post employment services.
Transition services.

1st Step is to go to orientation
Nespelem, Fridays at 10:00am | Omak, Wednesdays at 10:00am | Inchelium, Thursdays at 10:00am | Keller, Tuesdays at 10:00am

 
Eligibility Requirements:
Member of a federally recognized tribe, residing on or near the Colville Reservation, with a documented disability hindering employment potential and/or outcomes.

Vocational Rehabilitation Flyer PDF