PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Wilkes-Barre Office

PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Wilkes Barre Office

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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. 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.

Services include:
-Diagnostic Services
-Vocational Evaluation
-Restoration Services
-Placement Assistance
-Assistive Technology
-Support Services
Geographical AreaBradford, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming
Intake ProcedureCall or visit website.
Hours of Operation M - F, 8:00am-4:30pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 300G Laird Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Main Phone 570-826-2011
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Central Office
Affiliated Program: PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Wilkes Barre Office
This Service: PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Wilkes-Barre Office
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Assistive Technology Equipment (LH-0600)
Individual and Family Support Services (PH)
Job Search/Placement (ND-3500.3600)
Job Training Formats (ND-2000.3500)
Vocational Rehabilitation (ND-9000)