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Vocational Rehabilitation
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Publications and Forms

Customer Referral Form

Customer Referral Form

Any person who has a disability can apply for VR services. Once you have decided that VR is right for you, and that you want to keep or start working, complete this referral form. Then mail or turn in at the office near you.

Handbook of Services document

Handbook of Services

Steps to use VR to prepare for, keep or start a job. Includes services offered by VR, tips to be successful, informed choices and your rights.

Service and Program Flyers

Diversify Your Workforce flyer

Diversify Your Workforce

explains benefits for employers when they diversify their companies by hiring dependable, loyal individuals with disabilities.

Helping People with Hearing Loss flyer

Helping People with Hearing Loss

explains what VR counselors provide, training for employers on how to communicate and resources to individuals who are Deaf, hard of hearing and Deafblind.

Independent Living Program flyer

Independent Living Program

explains services and location of the 16 centers for independent living.

On-the-Job Training flyer

On-the-Job Training

explains how employers benefit and help people with disabilities develop skills in real work environments.

Pre-Employment Transition Services flyer

Pre-Employment Transition Services

for high school students (ages 14-21) gain knowledge and experience to make informed decisions about their future.

Supported Employment and Complimentary Services flyer

Supported Employment and Complimentary Services

explains services to youth or adults with the most significant disabilities obtain and maintain competitive, integrated employment.

Ticket to Work Program flyer

Ticket to Work Program

explains the Social Security Administration (SSA) program available to Floridians who qualify for social security disability benefits and want to work.

Florida Vocational Rehabilitation Overall Profile document

Florida Vocational Rehabilitation Overall Profile

Data for general population by age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability category, case status, job status, satisfaction and feedback.

Rehabilitation Services Administration State Plan document

Rehabilitation Services Administration State Plan

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) State Plan is VR’s contract with the federal government explaining how VR helps people with disabilities find employment. The RSA State Plan is submitted to RSA each year to obtain federal funding for providing services to VR customers.

2014-2016 Vocational Rehabilitation Strategic Plan document

2014-2016 Vocational Rehabilitation Strategic Plan

The VR Strategic Plan is the guiding plan used to manage VR’s day-to-day operations. Using the RSA State Plan as its guide, the VR Strategic Plan is updated yearly to help VR stay on track with its vision and mission. Each year, objectives that have become part of the normal operations of the agency are moved off the list to make way for new objectives that will keep VR moving in a positive direction.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Unified Plan

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Unified Plan

In Florida, WIOA services are provided in partnership by the Department of Economic Opportunity, and the Department of Education’s Vocational Rehabilitation, Career and Adult Education and Blind Services divisions. The Unified State Plan for Employment Services describes how these entities will work together to prepare potential employees for the workforce and fulfill the needs of employers.

Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment document

Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment

WIOA requires VR agencies to assess the rehabilitation needs of people with disabilities within their state. The Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment (CSNA) is completed in partnership with the FRC every three years. The results of the CSNA shape agency and program planning. Questions or comments, email VRPlan@vr.fldoe.org.