The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, DVR, provides funding to BRI to assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment. They assist with Supported Employment by authorizing Assessments, Job Development & Placement, Job Coaching and On-going Support for individuals needing additional training and monitoring. DVR also provides Direct Placement Services for individuals who need assistance with Resume Building and Job Development. Transition Services from school to work are available for students with disabilities moving form high school to a job.
The DVR Counselor assists individuals to create an Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE). The IPE outlines what the individual will be responsible for and what role other individuals or organizations will do to assist the individual obtain employment.
An individual needs to apply for DVR services. This can be accomplished by calling 1-877-387-3879 and requesting an application.