Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Berks

Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)


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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides 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.
LocationBerks
Geographical AreaBerks, Schuylkill
Intake ProcedureContact office to set up appointment.
 
Client Information
Age GroupAdults
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityMust be an individual with a disability that needs assistance to prepare for, enter, engage in or retain employment
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo charge for evaluation, counseling, and job placement assistance. Financial needs test is administered for other services.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 3602 Kutztown Road
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 200
Physical Site City, State, Zip Reading, PA 19605
Main Phone 610-621-5800
TDD Phone 610-621-5806, 877-475-7326
Other Phone 800-442-0949
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Affiliated Program: Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
This Service: Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Berks
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Vocational Rehabilitation (ND-9000)