Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - York

Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)


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General Information
Description of ServiceServices are provided when there is a reasonable expectation that employment is a possible outcome of the services. "Employment" means not only competitive placement, but also in some instances, homemaking. Services may include:
- Evaluation of medical, psychological, occupational, and educational abilities and limitations
- Providing comprehensive medical, psychological, and allied services to minimize the disabling condition and enable the person to work
- Assistance with setting vocational goals and making plans to attain them
- Developing job skills through vocational and technical schools, universities, on-the-job training, or rehabilitation workshops
- Independent living services
- Placement in employment
- Post-employment services
- Adaptive equipment necessary for employment
- Rehabilitation engineering services

Disabilities served include, but are not limited to:
- Alcoholism/Substance Abuse
- Amputation
- Epilepsy
- Heart disease
- Mental illness
- Muscular disease
- Developmental disabilities
- Mental retardation
- Speech impairment
- Spinal cord injury
- Deafness
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Head injury
- Orthopedic disabilities
LocationYork
Geographical AreaAdams, Franklin, Lancaster, York
Intake ProcedureTelephone, walk-in, mail-out application, appointment scheduled after application is returned
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish, sign language
EligibilityPersons whose physical or mental disability prevents them from obtaining or retaining employment. Age is not a factor
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone for vocational guidance and counseling; based on income for additional services
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Susan Richeson
Contact's Position Acting District Administrator
Contact's Phone 717-771-4407 ext. 204
Contact's Email sricheson@pa.gov
Physical Site Address 1 2550 Kingston Road
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 101
Physical Site City, State, Zip York, PA 17402-3792
Main Phone 717-771-4407
Hotline Phone 800-762-6306
TDD Phone 717-855-9183
Fax 717-771-4421
Web Address www.portal.state.pa.us
 
 
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 - York
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Vocational Rehabilitation (ND-9000)