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Vocational Rehabilitation

​Seeking Rule Advisory Committee (RAC) volunteers

You are invited to apply to be a Vocational Rehabilitation​ RAC volunteer. ​Members will meet no more than once a month.

​​​​​​​​​Public Hea​​​​​​rings

Proposed Rules Changes

  • OAR 582-070-0030: Limitations to Payments​
  • Public comments accepted through July 21, 2022
  • Public hearings via Zoom and by ​phone
    • June 21, 9 to 10 a.m.
    • June 28, ​3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 
  • News release​ with details on public hearings and comment submission
  • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking​, Chapter 582 Department of Human Services, Vocational Rehabilitation Services (filed May 27, 2022)

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Ado​pte​d ​​Po​​licies

  • VR-PT 22-01 Post-Employment Services Update (4/1/2022)
  • VR-PT ​21-03 Vehicle purchase, insurance and modification ​(10/1/2021)​​
  • ​​​VR-PT 21-02 Eligibility to Work in the United States​ (3/30/2021)​
  • VR-PT 21-01​​ Use of Electronic Signatures​ (3/5/2021)​​
  • VR-PT 20-05 Prior​ approval for IPE Purchases (8/28/2020)
  • VR-PT 20-04 Warranty payment (7/2/2020)
  • ​​VR-PT 20-03​​ Official case record and documentation of case notes​ (7/2/2020)​
  • VR-PT 20-01​ ASL Interpreter Guidelines (2/14/2020)
  • VR-PT 19-03 Change in Hearing Aid Purchase Process (12/6/2019)
  • VR-PT 19-02 Transportation Mileage Reimbursement Rate (9/1/2022)​
  • VR-PT 19-01​ Industrial Hemp Update (7/5/2019)
  • VR-PT 17-04​ Procedures for Pre‐Employment Transition Services (8/15/2017)
  • VR-PT 17-03 Allotments for Pre‐Employment Transition Services (8/15/2017)​
  • VR-PT 17-02​ Program Income (6/16/2017)
  • VR‐PT 17‐01​ Purchases for Equipment and Other Expenditures (2/27/2017)​
  • VR-PT 15-07 Services to Persons who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (10/2/2015)​​
  • VR-PT 15-06​ Self-Employment (9/18/2015)
  • VR-PT-15-05​ Authority to Work (8/24/2015)
  • VR-PT 15-03 Transition Policy Definitions​ (9/1/2015)
  • VR-PT 15-02 Transition Policy (7/20/2015)​
  • ​VR-PT 15-01 Supported Employment (4/21/2015)
  • VR Policy 3.1 Time to Plan (1/1/2015)


Action Requests


Informa​​tion Memorandums


Employment Policy for Individu​​als 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.


Regulat​​​​ions​

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For questions or comments on policy out for public comment, email VR.Policy@odhs​oha.​oregon.gov


For information about services and policy visit the Client Information page


To speak with your counselor or branch manager contact your local Vocat​ional Rehabilitation office​​​