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Vocational Rehabilitation seeks public’s vision for future

Monday, 10 08, 2012

 

 

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 8, 2012) – The Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) has scheduled visioning forums to give individuals with disabilities, advocates and other interested individuals an opportunity to provide feedback on the services OVR provides to Kentuckians with disabilities.

 

Input from the visioning forums will be used to help develop the state plan for vocational rehabilitation services and the state plan for independent living (SPIL) that the agency is required to submit to the Rehabilitation Services Administration. The visioning forums schedule follows. (All times EST)

 

  • Thelma: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Nov. 8; Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center, Distance Learning Room, 5659 Main St.
  • Frankfort: 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., Nov. 14; Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office Building, Room C109A/C109B, 200 Mero St.

 

Kentuckians who are unable to attend a forum may send comments in any format (written, taped, phone call, etc.) to Erin Hopper, 275 E. Main St., Mail Drop 2EK, Frankfort, KY 40621 or (800) 372-7172 by Dec. 1, 2012. Comments may also be submitted through the Internet at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Visioning_forum_survey. If reasonable accommodations are needed for your participation at the forum, please call Erin Hopper at (800) 372-7172 at least one week prior to the forum you wish to attend.

 

The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s Department of Workforce Investment, assists Kentuckians with disabilities to achieve gainful employment and independence. For more information about services, call the office toll free at (800) 372-7172 or visit the OVR website at www.ovr.ky.gov.

 

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