There are many ways you can help ensure equal employment of individuals with I/DD even without directly hiring someone.

Learn and Educate:

Attend one of our workshops, learn the 'Myths and Facts' of hiring, and most importantly, encourage your favorite businesses to implement equal opportunity hiring practices.

Become a Member:

With your support, the Arc of Larimer County can continue to support this education program and others like it. Memberships start at as little as $5 each. Join today.

Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation:

Offer working interviews, or set your business up as a skills assessment site. Call (970) 223-9823 to get started.

Poudre School District:

A.C.E. (Alternative Cooperative Education): Provides work experience, related classroom instruction, and vocational transition planning for high school students with disabilities. Students develop personal and career skills, preparing them to live and work independently as vital, contributing members of their community through the generous workforce guidance of participating businesses.

S.W.A.P. (School to Work Alliance Program):  A Poudre School District transition program, S.W.A.P. helps youth with disabilities find and retain jobs after graduation.

Project SEARCH: Enables young adults with disabilities to gain and maintain employment through career exploration and on-the-job training.

Project SEARCH Business Advisory Council:  Join the Advisory Council and help young adults connect to new networks to obtain employment.

To learn more and become a part of any of these PSD programs, contact PSD's Integration Services Coordinator by calling (970) 490-3213

Thompson School District:

  • Offer students Internship or work based learning experiences in Loveland, Berthoud, S. Ft Collins
  • Contact Steve Moos:   steve.moos@thompsonschools.org  (970) 613-5669

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