Native American Dream CatcherAdult & Youth

These government workforce development programs are funded at the federal level, and implemented on behalf of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Ignacio, CO.


  • Employment and training services that address the needs of individuals in need of training, retraining, and skill upgrades, or assisted job search
  • Tutoring, alternative secondary school offerings, paid and unpaid work experiences, résumé writing, supportive services, mentoring, follow-up services, guidance and counseling
  • Download the application packet after clicking the link below.
  • Complete the application and the assessment form.
  • Gather the documents listed for eligibility
  • Contact the TTA Career Counselor at the SUCAP office, 285 Lakin Street in Ignacio CO.

ADULT – 18 years or older

  • Proof of Indian Blood (Certificate/Letter of Indian Blood, Tribal ID, and Birth Certificate w/parent’s verification as Native.
  • Proof of Residency (utility bill, rent receipt, voter’s registration, etc)
  • Proof of age (see Application packet link for documentation you need)
  • Proof of Selective Service registration for males 18 or older (see Application packet link for documentation you need)
  • Low income or unemployed

YOUTH – 17 to 21 years of age

  • All of the above
  • Proof of low income status, either through receiving public support such as TANF or food stamps, or through income earned (see Application packet link for documentation you need)
  • One of the following situations:
    • Basic skills deficient (below 9th grade level in Reading and Math)
    • Foster child
    • Pregnant or parenting
    • School dropout
    • Offender
    • Run-away/Homeless
    • Needs additional assistance to complete education or get a job
    • Youth with a disability