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.

2024-2027 WIOA Combined State Plan

Every four years, the State of Nebraska is required to submit a state plan to the U.S. Departments of Labor and of Education. The plan includes the state's initiatives to support Nebraska residents, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers. The 2024-2027 WIOA Combined State Plan effective July 1, 2024 marks an official end to operating under Order of Selection!

Request for Proposal for Agency Processed Services

The State of Nebraska (State), Nebraska Department of Education, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) NDERFP230815 for the purpose of selecting a qualified Contractor to provide Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT) to VR counselors, students with a disability, educators, and family members/caretakers that provide support to students with disabilities. FEAT was developed at the Beach Center on Disabilities at the University of Kansas in partnership with Families Together, Inc. The main goal of the FEAT training is to inform and increase the expectations for competitive integrated employment and provide information about local, state, and federal resources available. A more detailed description can be found in Section V. The resulting contract may not be an exclusive contract as the State reserves the right to contract for the same or similar services from other sources now or in the future.

Go to Request for Proposal for Agency Processed Services.

State Plan

Combined State Plan for Nebraska's Workforce System

Web Resources

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.

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:

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
Nebraska Department of Education
Address: P.O. Box 94987, Lincoln, NE 68510
Telephone: 402-471-3644
Toll Free: 877-637-3422 or 877-NE-REHAB
FAX: 402-471-0788