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Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Vocational Rehabilitation Program

The mission of the is to enhance the lives of American Indians with disabilities through successful employment outcomes. To extend the services of Vocational Rehabilitation to the members of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe with a disability that has impacted their employment potential.

The purpose of the program is to provide individuals with disabilities the tools necessary to participate as full partners in the vocational rehabilitation process by making meaningful and informed choices, obtain gainful employment which is consistent with the strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests, and informed choices of the individual.

The services provided by this program are obtained by the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe from a Federal Grant through the Department of Education and monitored by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and are subject to the requirements and regulations of that agency. The purpose of this grant is to enhance the employment opportunities for Tribal members with disabilities, living on or near the reservation.

You may be eligible for services if your goal is to become employed
Your physical and/ or mental disability interferes with your ability to become or remain employed you may need assistance to attain or maintain a job
If you receive Social Security Disability Insurance SSDI/SSI for your disability, you are presumed eligible for services, if you plan to become employed.

 

Vocational Rehabilitation Program

Monday to Friday

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Towaoc Location:

420 Sunset Blvd.

Towaoc, Colorado 81334

Phone:  (970) 564-5722

Fax:  (970) 564-5789

 

 

White Mesa Location:

33 Mesa View Dr.

White Mesa, Utah 84511

Phone: 970-749-7287

About the Reservation

The Ute Mountain Ute Reservation is located in the Four Corners region of the United States. The majority of the reservation consist of lands about 553,008 acres in Montezuma and La Plata Counties, Colorado and San Juan County, New Mexico.

All of these lands are held in trust by the U.S. Government. The Ute Mountain Ute Reservation has substantial range, historical, and archaeological resources.

The Ute Mountain Ute Reservation is a Sovereign Nation.Currently the reservations has about 2,000+ residents.

Resource(s):

    - Geology & Resources of the Paradox Basin 1996

    - legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com

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Employment

We elect to practice our Sovereign rights and use TRIBAL PREFERENCE – To Qualified Individual In Following PRIORITY FOR EMPLOYMENT:

  1. ENROLLED TRIBAL MEMBER OF THE UMUT
  2. SO. & NO. UTE TRIBAL MEMBERS
  3. LEGAL SPOUSE OF UMUT
  4. OTHER FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED NATIVE AMERICAN

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Contact Us:

  • Phone:
    (970) 565-3751
  • Fax:
    (970) 564-5709
  • Address:
    125 Mike Wash Rd.
    Towaoc, CO 81334