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About CLIVR

The Central Louisiana Intertribal Vocational Rehabilitation Program is a project of the Choctaw-Apache Community of Ebarb and the Four Winds Tribe of LA Cherokee Confederacy. Commonly referred to as CLIVR, this voc-rehab program is one of two such programs, nationwide, which are administered by state recognized tribes. In addition to CLIVR there is a similar program being administered by the United Houma Nation. There are seventy or so other American Indian Voc-Rehab programs which are run by federally recognized tribes across the nation.

CLIVR is funded by the U.S. Department of Education/Rehabilitation Services Administration. Begun in 2001, the program has recently entered into it's second five year funding cycle.

CLIVR operates within a thirteen parish service area which includes: Allen, Beauregard, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, De Soto, Grant, Jefferson Davis, Natchitoches, Rapides, Red River, Sabine and Vernon Parishes.

CLIVR is a member program of CANAR, the Consortia of Administrators for Native American Rehabilitation. 

CLIVR serves only enrolled members of state and federally recognized tribes who live within the service area. 


Our Mission

CLIVR's mission is to assist eligible American Indians with physical or mental disabilities to prepare for and achieve an employment outcome. 

Employment outcome means entering or retaining full-time or, if appropriate, part-time employment. Employment outcomes may also be the practice of a profession; self-employment; homemaking; farm and family work; home-based employment and other forms of employment that are consistent within a person's strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests and informed choice.