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Local Vocational Rehabilitation offices are open to the public following the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, local ordinances and landlord approval, if applicable. For information on offices that are open and to schedule appointments, call your local office.
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Welcome to Vocational Rehabilitation

Since 1925, Florida Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is the state agency that helps people with physical and mental disabilities prepare for, get, advance in or keep a job. To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of VR, join us as we honor outstanding employers that are committed to hiring people with disabilities. Learn about the 2020 Employment Awareness Celebration.

2020 Virtual Disability Employment Awareness Celebration

2020 Virtual DEAC Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 10 a.m. (EDT)

Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation Video
Completing orientation is the first step on your journey with VR. Whether you found this orientation on your own, through a friend or you directed to this page by our VR staff, this video will introduce you to VR and what you can expect as you navigate through the VR process. After viewing the orientation video, you will need to sign an attestation form showing you have successfully completed your VR orientation. After completing the attestation form, reach out to your local VR Office to take the next step on your journey to employment.

Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation Video

Step-by-step instructions:
1. View the Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation Video

After viewing the video, if you are interested in moving forward with the VR process, follow the steps below:
2. Download the Attestation Form (PDF) (Large Print). Provide the signed document to your local VR representative who will store in your case record;

3. Call your local VR representative.

For local contact information, click VR Office Directory.  Map of Florida

Vocational Rehabilitation Program Overview

Overview of Vocational Rehabilitation
You may be eligible for VR services if your goal is to become employed and:

View the VR Quick Overview Video
To show captions in English, Spanish or Creole play the video. Click on "CC" in the lower right corner to turn on the captioning. Choose the language from the drop down menu. To adjust the size of the captions, click on "options" in "CC" and click the "+" plus button.

Virtual Job Fair

Florida Virtual Job Fair

About Vocational Rehabilitation
VR is a federal-state program that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities get or keep a job. VR is committed to helping people with disabilities find meaningful careers. Our Mission is to help people with disabilities find and maintain employment and enhance their independence. Our Vision is to become the first place people with disabilities turn when seeking employment and a top resource for employers in need of qualified employees.

Examples of Vocational Rehabilitation Services:

In addition to the general customer employment program, VR has additional specific programs designed to help eligible people with disabilities become employed.

Vocational Rehabilitation Planning Tools

Disaster Preparedness and COVID-19
Florida's VR program wants you to be prepared for a hurricane or other disaster. VR encourages you to take advantage of a state resource to help you, your family and your business develop a disaster plan. This excellent planning tool is available at www.floridadisaster.org. You can also download the VR Hurricane Preparedness Brochure in English, Spanish and Creole.

The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) is working closely with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor COVID-19 and is actively working to ensure that the most up-to-date CDC guidance is quickly and accurately disseminated. FDOE understands that concerns about health and safety are paramount for all education communities. In response to such concerns, we encourage you to access up-to-date information and resources from the FDOH website and the CDC website. New on COVID-19 Resources in American Sign Language. Direct any questions about COVID-19 in Florida to FDOH at COVID-19@flhealth.gov.