Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)


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General Information
Description of ProgramProvides individualized vocational rehabilitation services both directly and through a network of approved vendors to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. Counselors conduct face-to-face interviews, assist customers with setting vocational goals with selecting services and service providers in order to develop an Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE).
OVR provides a wide range of services, including:
  • Diagnostic services
  • Vocational evaluation
  • Counseling
  • Training
  • Restoration services
  • Placement assistance
  • Assistive technology
  • Support services
LocationDauphin
Geographic AreaPennsylvania
Intake RequirementsCertain services are subject to a Financial Needs Test (FNT) and may require financial participation by the customer. Counseling and guidance, diagnostic services, assessments, information and referral, job development and placement, and personal services such as readers or sign language interpreters are provided at no cost to the individual. Also, by law OVR customers receiving Social Security benefits for their disability (SSI, SSDI) are exempt from OVR’s Financial Needs Test.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 11521 North Sixth Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipHarrisburg, PA 17102
Mailing Address 1Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Mailing Address 21521 North Sixth Street
Mailing City, State, ZipHarrisburg, PA 17102
Main Phone717-787-5244
Other Phone800-442-6351
Fax866-830-7327
Web Addresswww.dli.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/l_i_home/5278
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
This Program: Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
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