Nebraska VR Where your future begins

Welcome to Nebraska VR

We help people with disabilities prepare for, find, and keep jobs.

We also help businesses recruit, train, and retain employees with disabilities.

Through this "dual client" approach, we assist individuals with injuries, illness, or impairments achieve competitive employment and increased independence. We also assist business owners and employers through full service business consultation on a variety of business and disability-related areas.

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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 ndol.wioa_policy@nebraska.gov. 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.

Download the state plan amendment, public meeting information, questions, and responses.

Summer Transition Programs

2018 RFP for Summer Transition Programs

2017 Summer Transition Programs

State Plan

WIOA State Plan for the State of Nebraska

Non-Discrimination Statement

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.

Web Resources

Watch Pathway to Employment Video Series

The Pathway to Employment Video Series is designed to de-mystify the many services provided to clients and businesses while highlighting the innovation that is the culture of Nebraska VR. While certainly each story is either one of progress towards an employment goal or a client's employment goal success, they are also stories about the important role played by staff members, businesses, ATP, Easter Seals, Project SEARCH, and others. Go to: vr.nebraska.gov/videos/

Our Mission

We help people with disabilities, prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment while helping businesses recruit, train, and retain employees with disabilities.

Contact Us

Nebraska VR
Department of Education, State of Nebraska
Address: P.O. Box 94987, Lincoln, NE 68509
Telephone: 402-471-3644
Toll Free: 877-637-3422 or 877-NE-REHAB
FAX: 402-471-0788
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