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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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Public Notice

STATE PLAN AMENDMENT FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION (VR) SERVICES-ORDER OF SELECTION PUBLIC MEETING

10:00 A.M. (CST), Friday, November 3, 2017
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES OFFICE
3901 N. 27th Street, Suite 6, Lincoln, NE

Attend by video conference at the following Vocational Rehabilitation Offices:
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
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

Nebraska VR is conducting a public meeting on an amendment to the Vocational Rehabilitation State Plan. The public meeting is an opportunity for members of the public, including individuals with disabilities, to comment on the policies and procedures of the VR agency.

The State Plan draft amendment is available for review on the website for Nebraska VR and at each Vocational Rehabilitation Office. Interested parties are invited to attend and to make comment. If reasonable accommodations are needed for the public meeting at any of the sites, please contact Vocational Rehabilitation at 402-471-3649 at least five (5) days before the public meeting date.

Interested parties may also submit written comments by e-mail to victoria.rasmussen@nebraska.gov or by mail to:
Victoria Rasmussen, Program Director
Nebraska VR
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987

Comments received by the close of the public meeting on Friday, November 3, 2017 will be made part of the public meeting record.

Update: Download video from 11/3/2017 Public Hearing.

Update: 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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