Vocational Rehabilitation

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Procedures

Proposed Procedures Changes

Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation seeks input on the proposed Section 2 of the Procedures Manual and Notice of Privacy Rights and Responsibilities. You may testify at a public hearing or submit written comments. The comment period begins Friday, September 28, 2018 and ends on October 12, 2018 at 5 pm.

Provide testimony by:​

  • Email: Email your comments to: VR.Policy@state.or.us
  • Mail: Send written testimony to:

    Department of Human Services, Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation
    Robin Brandt, Policy Analyst
    500 Summer Street NE, E-87 Salem, Oregon 97310-1018

  • In person: Attend the public hearing listed below.
  • By phone: During the hearing, dial in as indicated for each meeting.

The hearings will end when comments conclude. Please arrive before the meeting to sign up to provide testimony.

September 28, 2018
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Human Service Building – Room 166, 500 Summer Street Salem, Oregon
Dial in: +1 (503) 934-1400, Access code: 7583017#

October 3, 2018

Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Medford Vocational Rehabilitation office, 28 West 6th Street, Medford, OR
Dial in: +1 (503) 934-1400, Access code: 874949#

October 4, 2018
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Portland – 102nd Conference Room, 305 NE 102nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon
Dial in: +1 (503) 934-1400, Access code: 555388#

October 8, 2018
Time: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Mirror Pond Conference Room, 1645 NE Forbes Rd, Suite 100, Bend, OR 97701
Dial in: +1 (503) 934-1400, Access code: 7524549#

Rules

Adopted rules

No rules have been changes or adopted in the past year.​

Proposed Rule Changes

Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation seeks input on the proposed OAR 582 Division 1 Definitions and Division 20 Dispute Resolution. You may testify at a public hearing or submit written comments. The comment period begins Friday, December 1, 2017 and ends on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 5 pm.

Provide testimony by:

Department of Human Services, Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation
Robin Brandt, Policy Analyst
500 Summer Street NE, E-87 Salem, Oregon 97310-1018
  • In person: Attend the public hearings in towns across the state
  • By phone: Check the hearing date for a phone in number

For more information:

Adopted Policy

Vocational Rehabilitation Action Request

Vocational Rehabilitation Information Memorandum

Employment Policy for Individuals with IDD

A summary of employment services and policy​ for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from the Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS), Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) are organized alphabetically by topic area.

Policy to be Updated and Public Hearing​s

Vocational Rehabilitation Policy Forums to be held statewide in September 2016. 

Draft Oregon Administrative Rules, 582 Division 1, Definitions​

NOTE: Accommodations, including interpreters, assistive listening devices, and materials in alternative format, are available upon request. We request two weeks notice to ensure accommodations can be provided. Every effort will be made to provide accommodations with 48 hours of notice. Please fill out the box about what accommodations are needed

Questions or comments on policy out for public comment? Email VR.Policy@state.or.us​

For information about services and policy: Go to the Client Information page

Talk to your counselor or branch manager: Contact your local Vocational Rehabilitation office​

Regulations

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