Work & Education Training


About NextChapter

Work & Education Training

Our work and education training programs are designed to provide the people we serve in our community with the education and employment they need to lead successful, empowered lives.

NextChapter in Education

Community Education

Our Community Education program helps students who are interested in pursuing higher education in the community. Our Education Counselors help members navigate the education process from beginning to end, including proving on campus support.

The Role of Education in Recovery

NextChapter is a psychiatric rehabilitation and supported education program that supports individuals in their recovery and promotes well-being. Our program acts as a bridge to the greater community, offering opportunities for individuals to participate in educational and wellness pursuits.

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What We Offer

Computer Classes

Computer classes are taught in two computer labs in our facility for all ranges of computer skills. 

Culinary Training Program

We offer members an opportunity to gain valuable, paid, on-the-job training while preparing and providing nutritious meals within Sally’s Café.  

NextChapter Art Studio

The art program provides materials, art instruction, and a spacious art studio, to create many different forms of visual art.

Music Program

We offer several music education classes and provide members with an environment that promotes their own musical expression.

General Education

NextChapter offers an array of classes designed for members looking to go to college, take the GED or learn vocational skills.


Other services provided by NextChapter are focused on well-being and recovery for the whole person. This includes fitness, nutrition, social, spiritual and recreational pursuits. 

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The Role of Employment in Recovery

Work is an important goal for our clients and an important factor in their recovery.

NextChapter teaches recovering people professional skills, provides career assessments and matches Denver area businesses with productive and motivated employees.

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Partnering With Business

NextChapter assists the people we serve in finding employment, while providing businesses in the community with dependable, productive and motivated employees. NextChapter provides a variety of employment services to help maximize career opportunities:

Employment Specialists

Our specialists support both employer and employee, and work to strengthen employer relationships for successful outcomes.

Vocational Assessment

In-depth interviewing, aptitude and online interest testing are used to assist in selecting a job goal.

Job Exploration & Readiness

Individualized training is provided in completing job applications, resume writing, interviewing, appropriate dress, time management and professionalism.

Job Shadowing

We place individuals in "real life" learning situations, offering the employer and individual the opportunity to learn from others on the job.

Job Carving & Creation

Job carving involves analyzing the duties performed in a given job and identifying specific tasks that might be assigned to an employee.

Job Coaching

A job coach acts as a liaison between employer and employee in order to ensure success.

Visit Us & Stay Connected

456 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204

(303) 504-1700

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Weekday Holidays
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.