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Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services are designed to assist persons who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind in the development, acquisition or updating of skills that will enable them to secure or maintain employment. This may include working in the labor force, operating a small business, employment in the community with supports, or managing one’s own home.

Services include:
Vocational evaluation, counseling and guidance that assists in getting or keeping a job, training, job placement, supported employment services, post-employment serviceshigh school transitional services, college counseling/supportassistive technology services, computer training, Business Enterprise Programs, marketing of home-crafted products, and training at the Joseph Kohn Training Center in New Brunswick.

Please refer to the Vocational Rehabilitation Handbook to read more about the range of services available through our VR program.

If you have additional questions or would like to apply for VR services, please contact:

John Walsh, Coordinator of Vocational Rehabilitation Services Phone: 973-648-3549 or e-mail: john.walsh@dhs.state.nj.us
 
 
 
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