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Vocational Rehabilitation A Division of the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Assisting People with Disabilities to Work. Transition: School-to-Work. Goal : To see students become employed , be independent , and lead productive lives. Vocational Rehabilitation.

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Vocational Rehabilitation

A Division of the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

Assisting People with

Disabilities to Work


Transition: School-to-Work

Goal: To see students become employed,

be independent, and lead productive lives.


Vocational Rehabilitation

WHO can apply?

Individuals with permanent disability that interferes with the ability to work

Individual will meet with VR Counselor & complete application

Counselor will get disability documentation & determine if you qualify


VR: After Eligibility Determination, What Is Next?

Work Needs Assessment

Work Plan Development

Provision of Vocational Services

Employment

Case Closure


A Team Approach

A team of experts will assist the client to …

  • Understand strengths and abilities

  • Prepare for a job

  • Get a job

  • Keep a job


VR services may include:

  • Assessment

  • Counseling & Guidance

  • Assistive Technology

  • Training

  • Job Preparation

  • Supported Employment

  • Job Search Assistance

  • Job Support for 90 days


VR Services: Designed with the Individual in Mind

College Training

On-the-Job Training

Vocational/Technical Training


It’s ability, not disability that counts.


Vocational Rehabilitation

  • VR operates more than 50 local offices statewide.

  • Visit our website at www.gvra.ga.gov

  • Contact VR statewide toll-free at 1.866.489.0001

  • Tangye Teague [email protected]

  • Paige Tidwell

    [email protected]


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