Vocational rehabilitation

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) is a state program that is designed to help people with disabilities obtain, maintain and improve employment outcomes by working with employers and other partners. As an approved Services Provider for DVR, we provide various job readiness services for eligible DVR clients that are referred to us. 

Service Options

  • Job Prep and Development

  • Internship/Temporary Work Experience

  • Skills to Pay the Bills

  • Job Coaching/Systematic Instruction

  • Job Shadows

  • Job Hire and Retention


Services Areas

  • Waukesha County

  • Ozaukee County

  • Washington County​

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​Summer Pre-ETS Work Experience Program

Additionally, a Summer Work Experience Program is offered to eligible DVR clients to assist them maximize their employment opportunities through workplace readiness training earning $10.00 per hour!

Eligibility

  • must be between ages 16 - 21

  • enrolled in DVR Services

  • must be available to start a work experience in June through August (flexibility is on a case-by-case basis)

  • must attend and complete an orientation and training sessions

  • must be willing to work a minimum of 10 hours a week up to 240 hours or 90 days, whichever comes first

Benefits

  • Our Business Solutions Team will actively consult with businesses throughout our surrounding counties, as needed, to secure paid work experiences that match your interests and abilities!

  • Job coaching will be provided on an as needed basis, as well as worksite monitoring by Business Solutions Team to ensure a successful work experience!​

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, orientation and training sessions are conducted virtually. 

team members

Jennifer Aldrich

 Hours of operation

Monday - Friday       8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Saturday - Sunday    Closed

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Forward Careers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider. If you have a disability and need information in an alternative format, including language assistance or translation, and/or need assistance with this information, please contact us at (262) 695-7880 or call through Wisconsin Relay Service 711.

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