The North Intertribal Vocational Rehabilitation Program (NIVRP) has been serving the Nooksack, Sauk-Suiattle, Stillaguamish, Swinomish, Tulalip and Upper Skagit communities for since 1997.

NIVRP staff can help you:

    • Evaluate your disability,
    • Help you to choose an employment goal which best suits your abilities and interests.
    • Once you have chosen an employment goal, we can help you:

Identify the barriers to your successful employment
Assist you to determine the steps needed to reach your employment goal. Help coordinate the services needed to obtain successful employment.

NIVRP services can include the following:

    Disability Evaluation and Assessment
    Vocational Exploration
    Goal Setting
    Vocational Training
    Education Assistance
    Medical Referral
    Job Search Assistance
    Transportation Assistance
    Coordination with other programs and agencies
    Assistive Devices
    Mental Health Counseling
    Transitions from High School

Eligibility Criteria

  • Enrolled in a Federally Recognized Tribe; and
  • Age 16 and older; and
  • Living in the NIVRP service area (Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom Counties); and
  • Have a physical or mental impairment that is preventing you from looking for, getting, or keeping a job.

Confidentiality Statement: 

NIVRP will gather information about you that is necessary to determine my eligibility for vocational services.  The information gathered will be kept confidential (in accordance with 34 CFR 361.49) and will be released only with the client’s consent and as necessary to achieve rehabilitation. 


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