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Vocational Rehabilitation


Are You Ready to Find a Job, Keep a Job,
and/or Get a Better Job?


Menominee Vocational Rehabilitation Project

What is Vocational Rehabilitation Program?

College of Menominee Nation (CMN) Vocational Rehabilitation Program (MVR) is located in Keshena, WI. The program provides services to Native Americans with disabilities in order to obtain or retain employment. Success in the program involves partnership and commitment between the Vocational Rehabilitation counselor and consumer. Services provided to Vocational Rehabilitation Program consumers are custom designed to fit each individual’s needs and employment goal.


What is considered a disability?

A disability is a physical, mental, or emotional condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities that can be seen and unseen.


Eligibility Determination:

  • Be a member of a federally or state recognized tribe
  • Have a physical or mental impairment that results in a substantial impediment to employment
  • Reside on the Menominee reservation or within a 30 miles of the reservation boundaries
  • Must require services to prepare for, secure, retain, or regain employment

Services that Vocational Rehabilitation may provide consumers in order to obtain or retain their employment goal:

  • Medical appointments
  • Trial work experiences
  • Job placement services
  • Referrals for interpreters
  • Transportation assistance
  • Provide specialized equipment
  • Career counseling and guidance
  • Referrals to mental health services
  • Assistance with maintenance costs
  • Referrals to drug and alcohol services
  • Work cloths, uniforms, and shoes assistance
  • Work tools, equipment, and other license fees

Vocational Rehabilitation Process:

VR process

- Menominee Vocational Rehabilitation Program Brochure

- Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Brochure


How to Apply:

If you are willing to work hard to reach your employment goal, the Vocational Rehabilitation Program team is willing to work hard to assist you! Apply today to begin your career path with Vocational Rehabilitation.

  • Print the application Vocational Rehabilitation Self-Assessment Referral Form and mail or drop it off.
        College of Menominee Nation
        Vocational Rehabilitation – Office GM111
        N172 State Hwy 47/55 PO Box 1179
        Keshena, WI 54135
  • Come to the Vocational Rehabilitation office and pick up an application or stop by one of the Vocational Rehabilitation off-site locations found under the contact information section.

Vocational Rehabilitation Contact Information:

Contact us or stop by today to see if you or someone you know might qualify for the program. If transportation is an issue, give us a call to set up an appointment and we will make arrangements to meet with you.



College of Menominee Nation
Vocational Rehabilitation – Office GM111
N172 State Hwy 47/55 PO Box 1179
Keshena, WI 54135


Vocational Rehabilitation Program Office Hours:

Monday – Friday 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed



715-799-5600, ext. 3203 or call 800-567-2344, ext. 3203




Vocational Rehabilitation Program Staff:

Vocational Rehabilitation Director Myrna Warrington Ext. 3009
VR Counselor Brenda Sanapaw Ext. 3293
VR Counselor Aurelia White Ext. 3016
Career Placement Coordinator Antoinette Davids Ext. 3152


Visit us at one of the locations below:

Stockbridge – Education Department
W13447 Camp 14 Road
PO Box 70
Bowler, WI 54416
Phone: 715-793-4100
1st Monday of each month
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Shawano – Job Center
707 E. Elizabeth Street
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-524-2511
2nd Monday of each month
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
N2150 Kesaehkahtek
Gresham, Wisconsin 54128
Phone: 715-799-3835
3rd Monday of each month
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Neopit – Menominee Tribal Enterprises
Hwy 47 North, N3522 Cottage Ave.
Neopit, WI 54150
Phone: 715-756-2311
3rd Tuesday of each month
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.


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