Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Berks
Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
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Description of Service
Provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis. The OVR counselor, during face-to-face interviews, assists customers in selecting their choice of vocational goals, services and service providers. An Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is developed, outlining a vocational objective, services, providers and responsibilities. Certain 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.
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Must be an individual with a disability that needs assistance to prepare for, enter, engage in or retain employment
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Types of Fees
No charge for evaluation, counseling, and job placement assistance. Financial needs test is administered for other services.