Native Workforce Program
To be eligible, a participant must be a resident of Colorado, at least 18 years old, a member of a federally recognized tribe, unemployed, underemployed and meet income guidelines as per DOL standards http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/
Prior to scheduling an intake appointment, you must attend a mandatory Orientation session. Orientations are offered on Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Please call to RSVP, contact (303) 936-2688 or drop into Denver Indian Center at 4407 Morrison Rd. Denver, CO 80219 open Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Intake Appointments are Mon, Tue, Wed, and Fri by appointment.
Walk-in appointments are Thursday, please make sure you bring all your documentation.
What is the Native Workforce Program (NWP)?
The NWP is an Adult WIOA program funded directly by the Department of Labor (DOL). The purpose of this program is to support comprehensive employment and training activities because a skilled workforce is critical to the future of our native communities. We can assist with the following;
referrals and placement
resume and skill building workshops
job and career pathway counseling
GED educational assistance
Native Americans, Alaskan Natives and Native Hawaiians who are economically disadvantaged and/or unemployed.
Resident of Colorado
18 + years of age
Member of a federally recognized tribe
Underemployed and meet income guidelines as per DOL http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/
Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:00pm
Denver Indian Center
4407 Morrison Rd.
Denver, CO 80219
Bus Route: #4
LINKS: Click on any of the links below to view resources for employers and job-seekers
Connecting Colorado - a database for Colorado job-seekers and employers to connect
https://myui.coworkforce.com/ - where you can apply for unemployment benefits and receive help in the event of a layoff
https://www.collegeincolorado.org/ - to learn more about Colorado colleges, scholarships, and to make an educational plan for your future
https://www.onetonline.org/ - for career planning and analysis
https://www.colmigateway.com/vosnet - for more reports and statistics on the Colorado labor market
Skilled Training & GED Programs