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AMENDED NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT
Modification of the Combined State Plan for Nebraska’s Workforce System
The Nebraska Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor and the Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired are releasing a modification of the Combined State Plan in compliance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Public comment on the modification is requested during the 30-day period beginning January 26, 2018 and ending February 25, 2018. The modification is accessible online at https://dol.nebraska.gov/EmploymentAndTraining/LCRWP/WIOA/ManualsPlansReports.
Comments may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments may also be submitted during a public hearing, which will be held on February 7, 2018 at 2p CST at the Nebraska VR, 3901 North 27th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. This hearing will be broadcasted simultaneously at Nebraska VR locations across the state through interactive video conferencing. These locations include:
Columbus – 3100 23rd Street, Suite 5
Fremont – 827 North D Street
Grand Island – 203 E. Stolley Park Road, Suite B
Kearney – 315 W 60th Street, Suite 400
Lincoln – 3901 N. 27th Street, Suite 6
Norfolk – 1212 Benjamin Ave
North Platte – 200 South Silber, Bldg, 2
Omaha – 1313 Farnam on the Mall
Omaha – 12011 Q Street
Scottsbluff – 505A Broadway, Suite 500
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Equal Opportunity Employer/Program TDD: 800.833.7352. If accommodations are needed, please contact Lindsey Sullivan at 402.471.9828.
Order of Selection
Please note: On December 13, 2017 Nebraska VR entered into Order of Selection.
Under Order of Selection, priority will be determined during the eligibility process based on how significantly your disability impacts your ability to work. Individuals with the most significant disabilities are selected first to receive vocational rehabilitation services.
For more information:
Download video from 11/3/2017 Public Hearing.
Summer Transition Programs
It is the policy of the Nebraska Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin or genetic information in its education programs, administration, policies, employment or other agency programs.