Education and Workforce Development Cabinet
Vocational Rehabilitation seeks input for future

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, February 12, 2014  
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 12, 2014) – The Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) has scheduled a public forum March 11 from 2-4 p.m. EDT to give individuals with disabilities, advocates and other interested individuals an opportunity to provide feedback on the services OVR provides to Kentuckians with disabilities.

 

The purpose of the forum is to gather input for the annual State Plan for Vocational Rehabilitation. 

 

The public forum will take place at the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute on the Coldstream Campus at 1525 Bull Lea Road, Suite 160 in Lexington. There will be video or teleconference links to the forum available at the following locations:

•           Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center, 5659 Main St., Thelma;

•           Center for Accessible Living, 305 W. Broadway, Suite 200, Louisville;

•           Center for Accessible Living, 1051 N. 16th St., Suite C, Murray;

•           Independence Place, 60 Mackey Ave., Williamsburg; and

•           Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, 1881 Dixie Hwy., Fort Wright.

 

Input can also be submitted by mail to the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, 275 E. Main St., 2EK, Frankfort, Ky. 40621, and via email to wfd.vocrehab@ky.gov. Copies of the current plan can also be obtained by calling 1-800-372-7172. Copies can be provided in alternate formats if requested. If you require reasonable accommodations to participate in the forum, please call Erin Hopper at 800-372-7172 at least one week prior to the forum.

 

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.

 

The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet coordinates learning programs from P-16 and manages and supports training and employment functions in the Department of Workforce Investment. For more information about our programs, visit www.educationcabinet.ky.gov or www.workforce.ky.gov.

 

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