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Weld County Prevention Partners (WCCP) This website has been created to help educate parents and kids about the dangers of underage drinking and the use of drugs, from marijuana and methamphetamines, to prescription and over-the-counter drugs. You'll also find information about resources in Weld County that can help you and your family in many ways.
School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP)
The School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) is a partnership between the Weld County School Districts RE-8 and RE-3J, and the Colorado Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.
The mission of SWAP is to help young adults succeed in this sometimes difficult transition from high school to work. SWAP assists young adults with mild to moderate disabilities in finding their employment goals by becoming successfully and competitively employed in the community.
WHAT DOES SWAP OFFER YOUNG ADULTS?
Assessment of vocational interests and skills
Guidance with basic employment skills
Development of job interview skills
Assistance with job search and job placement
Assistance with job retention
One year follow up services
Development of skills for future employability
WHAT DOES SWAP OFFER EMPLOYERS?
On-The-Job training/Job coaching
Ongoing support services
An opportunity to become involved with the local community and schools
WHO PARTICIPATES IN THE SWAP PROGRAM?
Young adults between the ages of 16 and 25 who:
Have a mild to moderate disability
Are eligible to receive services from the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Have a Colorado ID and Social Security card
Have already graduated from high school or are at risk of dropping out
Have some degree of difficulty finding meaningful employment
Have the desire and motivation to work and become a contributing member of their community
CONTACT INFORMATION School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) Dawn Graham - SWAP Coordinator Office - 303-857-7295 Cell - 303-598-1601 firstname.lastname@example.org