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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

To apply for Vocational Rehabilitation services, contact the VR office near you.

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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