You are eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation if you meet all three of the following criteria:
The types of services provided are based on what you need to get and keep a job. Services may include some of the following.
Evaluation Services – Medical, psychological, and vocational evaluations may be used to determine your rehabilitation needs, limitations, interests and abilities.
Career Counseling and Guidance Services – Using the evaluation information, you and your counselor will develop an individualized plan for employment (IPE) outlining the services you require to get and keep a job.
Medical or Psychological Services – These services may be available on a limited basis should you need them to get and keep a job.
Training – Vocational Rehabilitation may coordinate and help fund such services as on-the-job training, job coaching, business/trade school, college or other vocational programs if you need them to qualify for employment.
Job Development and Placement Services – Vocational Rehabilitation will provide assistance to help you with your job search.
Rehabilitation Technology – You and your counselor may identify and obtain adaptive aids or equipment necessary to help you get or keep a job. For example, computer adaptations, workstations, modifications, etc.
Post Employment Services – Once you are employed, support services related to your disability may be provided to help you keep your job.
Referrals – Vocational Rehabilitation can coordinate with other programs and services to increase your opportunities for employment.
For some Vocational Rehabilitation services, you must meet financial criteria.