Vocational Rehabilitation

VR is subject to established DHS contract and procurement processes and limitations. Some services and supplies must be obtained through contractual relationships while others may be obtained outside a formally negotiated contract.

Information for Prospective Vendors

Vendor Services fall into two distinct categories - Contracted Job Placement Services and Non-Contracted Goods and Services Providers.

For information on contractual opportunities or requirements, please contact VR Administration at (503) 945-5880, (877) 277-0513 or vr.info@state.or.us.

Non-Contracted Goods and Services Providers

VR cannot accept unsolicited applications for Non-Contracted Goods and Service Providers at this time. 

Information for Goods and Services Providers

Contracted Job Placement Services

For information please refer to contract terms or contact VR.ContractInquiries@dhsoha.state.or.us​​.

Non-Contracted Goods and Services Providers

Goods and services provided by vendors whom are not contractors are requested through the use of an AFP (Authorization for Purchase). This AFP is in effect a purchase order and is to be issued by Vocational Rehabilitation field offices prior to goods or services being provided. The State of Oregon, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, is under no obligation to render payment for services provided to VR clientele prior to the issuance of an AFP.

Public Law 101-166, Section 511, Steven’s Amendment

SEC.511. When issuing statements, press releases, requests for proposals, bid solicitations and other documents describing projects or programs funded in whole or in part with Federal money, all grantees receiving Federal funds, including but not limited to State and local governments, shall clearly state (1) the percentage of the total costs of the program or project which will be financed with Federal money, (2) the dollar amount of Federal funds for the project or program, and (3) percentage and dollar amount of the total costs of the project or program that will be financed by nongovernmental sources.

Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation services are provided by State and Federal VR Funds.  The VR program typically receives 78% in Federal funds and 22% in State funds. For detailed information on the dollar amount of Federal funds for the program, please visit https://rsa.ed.gov/programs.cfm?pc=basic-vr&sub=awards​​

Disclosure:

Both state and federal law allow VR to use or disclose minimum necessary personal client information without authorization for “purposes directly connected with the administration of the vocational rehabilitation program”.  34 CFR 361.38(b); see also ORS 344.600; ORS 411.320(1); OAR 582-030-0010(2), OAR 407-014-0010(4), OAR 407-014-0020(2).​

Vendor Terms and Conditions

Contractor agrees to the State of Oregon terms and conditions as approved by the Oregon Department of Justice. Terms and Conditions apply for the purchase of goods or services as applicable.

For a complete listing of Terms and Conditions, please see:

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