Seattle King County Workforce Development Council
Contact: Daniel Fey
Phone: (206) 448-0474
Proposed Award Amount: $300,000
Community Served: City of
Project Emphasis: People with disabilities.
Summary Paragraph: This project is well timed for
preparing the One Stop system for the upcoming implementation of the Ticket to
Work program in the State of
Partnerships: In a unique partnership, the regional office of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) is one of three operators of the Seattle-King County One Stop system, currently comprised of three hub sites and five affiliates. In this role, DVR coordinates One Stop activities and facilities system-wide, co-locates DVR staff at One Stop hub sites, participates in WDC subcommittees, and provides technical assistance to partner agencies. Other partners the Department of Services for the Blind, the International Association of Machinists Center for Administering Rehabilitation and Employment Services (IAM CARES), King County Division of Development Disabilities, the Northwest Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center, the Washington State Business Leadership Network, the DO-IT Program at the University of Washington, and the Tri-West Group providers of technical assistance and evaluation.