Project: VISIONS provides culturally appropriate vocational rehabilitation (employment and education) services to tribal members with disabilities who reside on or near the Hannahville Indian Community reservation. These services are aimed at providing those with disabilities opportunities for economic self-sufficiency. VISIONS is funded by a federal grant under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and administered through the US Department of Education – Rehabilitation Services Administration.
Be an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe
Reside on the reservation (if you are not a Hannahville tribal member) or in Dickinson, Delta, or Menominee counties
Have a physical or mental impairment that is creating a barrier to employment or education
Have a desire to work and ready to pursue employment
Require Vocational Rehabilitation Services to obtain/maintain employment
Carol has served as Director of VISIONS since the Project was funded in 1995. In addition to the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) grant, Carol also manages the Three Fires Supportive Housing Program (Clean and Sober Living) and Hannahville Works, an on-reservation work pool for VISIONS’ clients and others in need of a jump start support program to employment.
Kasey has a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Wisconsin – Stout, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Northern Michigan University, and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). Kasey is an alumni of the Delta Force Leadership Program (2016), Incompass Michigan Leadership Academy (2019), and Incompass Michigan Leadership Continuum (2021).
Steve has a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Wisconsin – Stout, a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Central Michigan University, and is a graduate of the Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation Institute through Northwest Indian College.
Sara is a graduate of the Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation Institute through Northwest Indian College and is currently studying social work at Bay College. As the employment coordinator, Sara works directly with participants to prepare for employment and manages our Hannahville Works temporary work program.