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Compensated Work Therapy

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Welcome to the Department of Veterans Affairs website for Compensated Work Therapy. Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) is a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinical vocational rehabilitation program.

Video: Watch our video, Partnering with America's Veterans, featuring John Glenn, Senator and first American to orbit the earth. The video will open in Windows Media Player and closed captioning is available. Note: If you need Windows Media Player for Windows or Mac operating systems, go to the VA's Viewer Software page.



Our professional CWT staffs provide:

  • Evidence based and evidence informed vocational rehabilitation services
  • Partnerships with business, industry and government agencies to provide Veteran candidates for employment and Veteran labor
  • Employment supports to Veterans and employers

CWT programs strive to maintain highly responsive long term quality relationships with business, government agencies, and industry promoting employment opportunities for Veterans with physical and mental health challenges.

CWT programs are located within all VA medical centers. Review the CWT Locations page to find site specifics. Many of our CWT programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF International is an independent accrediting body of health and human service providers.   CARF accreditation confirms that CWT programs are committed to continuous quality improvement, accountability for its performance through outcomes evidence, and monitoring the satisfaction of the persons served.

Be sure to check out CWT Success Stories.