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.
Vocational evaluation, counseling and guidance that assists in getting or keeping a job, training, job placement, supported employment services, post-employment services, high school transitional services, college counseling/support, assistive technology services, computer training, Business Enterprise Programs, marketing of home-crafted products, and training at the Joseph Kohn Training Center in New Brunswick.
If you have additional questions or would like to apply for VR services, please contact:
Amanda Gerson, Coordinator of Vocational Rehabilitation and Transition Services Phone: 973-648-3660 or e-mail: Amanda.Gerson@dhs.state.nj.us
If you have a disability other than a vision impairment and are seeking employment, please contact the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) for assisstance.