Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal and state-funded program providing services to help individuals with disabilities enter or return to employment. It is designed to assist individuals of work age with physical and/or mental disabilities compete successfully with others in earning a livelihood.

The VR program offers numerous services to eligible clients .   An individual with a disability may apply directly to Vocational Rehabilitation or may be referred by another individual or agency. A referral may be made by contacting a Vocational Rehabilitation office in person, by US postal, or by telephone.

For more information about Vocational Rehabilitation in Tennessee go to: http://www.tennessee.gov/humanserv/rehab/vrs.htm

If you are not a Tennessee resident, you can get information about Vocational Rehabilitation in your state by going to your state’s official webpage.  Vocational Rehabilitation is usually listed under the Department of Human Services.