Introduction to Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal and state funded program that works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain or retain employment. VR is committed to helping people with disabilities find meaningful careers.

In some states they are known as the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation or DVR, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation or BVR, or the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation or OVR, to name a few.

This training answers the following questions about Vocational Rehabilitation (VR).

  1. What is VR?
  2. Why is VR needed?
  3. Who can use VR services?
  4. How does VR work?
  5. Where can someone access services?

Filed under: DVR, Employment, Job Searching, Work

Related Resources

Vocational Rehabilitation Frequently Asked Questions
A related resource addressing frequently asked questions about Vocational Rehabilitation.
Overview Visit Website Download PDF