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Vocational Rehabilitation Youth Services

Get ready for life after high school

If you have a disability and are between the ages of 14 and 24, you can get help building job skills, exploring career interests and learning to advocate for yourself at work.

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Who qualifies and how to get services

The steps to get services are different depending on your age and if you are currently in school. 

Who qualifies

You can get Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) if you meet the following requirements:

  • You are in school, and
  • You have an Individual Education Plan (IEP), or
  • You receive services under a 504 Accommodation Plan, or
  • You have a documented disability

How to ge​t services

Fill out the Request for Consultation (be​low) and email it to

Request for ConsultationSolicitud d​e consulta​​​

Process steps for getting services

You can use this checklist to walk through the steps for getting Pre-ETS services. 

Pre-ETS process steps

Who qualifies​

​You can get transition services through Vocational Reh​abilitation if you meet the following requirements:

  • You may or may not be in school.​
  • You have a documented disability.
  • You have applied for and are eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation services.

How to get services​

We will work with you to set your work goals, then we'll make a plan to help you reach those goals. 

Some of the areas you'll learn about include:

Job exploration

  • Learn about different types of jobs.
  • Learn about your strengths, abilities and interests to figure out what jobs would be a good fit.

Work-based learning

  • Visit a variety of job sites.
  • Participate in informational interviews.
  • Join someone at their job to learn about what they do.
  • Get job skills through student work experiences and volunteering.

Workplace readiness

  • Get skills to live independently.
  • Learn how to interact with your boss, coworkers and customers.
  • Learn how to show your best self in an interview and at work.
  • Learn what to expect in a workplace.


  • Learn how to have your opinions be heard.
  • Learn how to ask for what you need.
  • Gain confidence in making decisions.

Post-secondary counseling

  • Explo​re next steps after school.
  • Learn about college or training options.
  • Understand and be connected to services that can help you after school.​