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Am I eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation?

You may be eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services if you have a physical or mental impairment that is a large barrier to employment.

We help people with disabilities go to work. You must want to work and need VR services to train, find, or keep a job. If you are unemployed or underemployed, you may  benefit from vocational services.

Eligibility for VR services

All Vocational Rehabilitation consumers must:

  • Live in Massachusetts
  • Be eligible to work in the United States

Eligibility information is gathered from:

  • Current schools
  • Physicians
  • Therapists
  • Hospital and other medical records
  • Self report
  • Social Security Administration
  • Psychological or neurological evaluation

Services for people who are legally blind

The Massachusetts Commission for the Blind offers Vocational Rehabilitation services for people who are legally blind.


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