Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services - Harrisburg

Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)


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General Information
Description of ServiceServices include:
- Independent Living Services
- Specialized Services
- Vocational rehabilitation including counseling, guidance, pre-vocational training, job placement, and specialized blindness skills training
- Orientation and mobility instruction (white cane usage)
- Rehabilitation Teaching
- Business Enterprise program that trains persons who are blind to work in food service
- Transportation can be purchased by the agency for consumers when needed in conjunction with another service
- Public education programs
LocationDauphin
Geographical AreaAdams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, York
Intake ProcedureTelephone: Appointment preferred
Intake RequirementsIncome verification, Social Security card, insurance information, doctors names and addresses
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenLanguage Line Services are used
EligibilityAnyone with a visual impairment
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesVaries, depends on program and formula
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Janice Mazzitt
Contact's Position Assistant District Admnistrator
Contact's Email jmazzitt@pa.us
Physical Site Address 1 555 Walnut Street
Physical Site Address 2 Forum Place, 8th Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17101
Main Phone 717-787-7500
TDD Phone 717-787-1733
Other Phone 866-375-8264
Web Address www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/bbvs/Pages/default.aspx
 
 
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 - Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services - Harrisburg
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Employment Preparation (ND-2000)
Independent Living Skills Instruction (LR-3200)
Visual Impairments (YF-9000)
Vocational Rehabilitation (ND-9000)