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Vocational Rehabilitation Office / Area 17

Last Update:12/7/2017
Contact:
Title:
Address:30 N. 8th Street
P.O. Box 10217
Terre Haute, IN 47801
County:Vigo
Phone:(812) 232-7864
Toll Free:(877) 715-3170
Fax:(855) 455-4256
TDY:
E-Mail:
Website:http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/2759.htm
Mission

The Vocational Rehab program assists people with disabilities to transition from school to work or to re-enter the work force after an illness or injury.

Program Description

A person may be eligible if he or she has a physical or mental impairment that substantially interferes with the ability to work and vocational rehabilitation services are required for this person to become employable. When appropriate, VRS will pay for the diagnostic and evaluation services necessary to determine whether or not an applicant is eligible.

After a person is certified eligible for VRS, the VR Counselor, student, and family will work together to develop a Individualized Plan for Employment. This plan may include needed services that are not provided by the local school and could also include services associated with the final community-based job.

When students have completed their high school education, VR services can continue to be provided to meet the employment needs of individuals with disabilities.

Financial

No fees charged, although clients are encouraged to participate in costs if financially able.

Services
Employment/Supported Employment
Transition to Adulthood
Vocational Assessment/Training
Vocational Rehabilitation
Counties Serviced
Clay
Parke
Putnam
Sullivan
Vermillion
Vigo
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