BRS implemented major revisions to Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) employment services in July 2015. Over the last year, BRS released information regarding best practices, provided technical assistance and continues to make necessary revisions to further improve employment services and ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to needed services and supports.
Funding for establishment projects will support the following:
1) Assist non-profit CRPs to build staff capacity in order to provide quality employment services, including supported employment services; and
2) Assist non-profit CRPs to develop or improve training for employment services staff, which includes training on foundational skills.
Please join BRS for a webinar on September 6, 2016 at 3 p.m. EST by clicking the following link:
The webinar will cover additional details about this opportunity, including CRP non-federal matching requirements, and provide an overview of the RFF application requirements. The RFF is expected to be released in September of 2016.
*Establishment, development, or improvement of a public or nonprofit community rehabilitation program 361.5(b)17
We hope you find this information helpful. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the INARF office.