Division of Rehabilitative Services Division of Rehabilitative Services Northern Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center Field Offices Regional Offices Clarke Loudoun Fairfax Fauquier Arlington Alexandria Page Culpeper Rockingham Madison Highland King George Greene Augusta Orange Westmoreland Bath Eastern Caroline Albemarle Northumberland Louisa Rockbridge Nelson Alleghany Lancaster Southwest Amherst Botetourt Henrico Buckingham Powhatan Richmond City Craig Lynchburg Tazewell Wise Bland Bedford Montgomery Wythe Floyd Chesterfield Carroll Grayson Mathews Northampton Surry Dinwiddie Lunenburg Sussex Pittsylvania Washington Scott Charles City Co. New Kent Nottoway Charlotte Franklin Russell Prince Edward Campbell Pulaski Smyth Lee Amelia Roanoke Giles Buchanan News Isle Of Wight Hampton Portsmouth Norfolk Halifax Patrick Henry Accomack Middlesex Virginia Beach Mecklenburg Greensville Suffolk Chesapeake Central Effective July 1, 2012

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Division of Rehabilitative Services
Division of Rehabilitative Services
Northern
Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center
Field Offices
Regional Offices
Clarke
Loudoun
Fairfax
Fauquier
Arlington
Alexandria
Page
Culpeper
Rockingham
Madison
Highland
King George
Greene
Augusta
Orange
Westmoreland
Bath
Eastern
Caroline
Albemarle
Northumberland
Louisa
Rockbridge
Nelson
Alleghany
Lancaster
Southwest
Amherst
Botetourt
Henrico
Buckingham
Powhatan
Richmond
City
Craig
Lynchburg
Tazewell
Wise
Bland
Bedford
Montgomery
Wythe
Floyd
Chesterfield
Carroll
Grayson
Mathews
Northampton
Surry
Dinwiddie
Lunenburg
Sussex
Pittsylvania
Washington
Scott
Charles
City Co.
New
Kent
Nottoway
Charlotte
Franklin
Russell
Prince
Edward
Campbell
Pulaski
Smyth
Lee
Amelia
Roanoke
Giles
Buchanan
News
Isle Of
Wight
Hampton
Portsmouth
Norfolk
Halifax
Patrick
Henry
Accomack
Middlesex
Virginia Beach
Mecklenburg
Greensville
Suffolk
Chesapeake
Central
Effective July 1, 2012
Referral
Application
Eligibility
Assessments
Employment
Plan
Success!
 Referral to DRS may be made by
 The student
 The student’s family or guardian
 School personnel
 Community based service providers
 Meet with a VR Counselor
 Complete the Application for VR Services
* Parent or guardian signature needed if under 18 yrs old
 Employment possibilities
 Strengths, preferences, interests, and needs
 Work skills
Make an informed choice!
 At DRS office or school
 Hands-on
 Determined mutually
 Written document to outline:
 Employment goal
 Steps and timeframe
 Responsibilities
 Services
 Training
 Supplies
 Accommodations
Career Guidance and Counseling
Assistive Technology
Vocational Evaluation and Assessment
Job Development
Career Exploration
Job Shadowing
Job Coaching
On-the-Job Training (OJT)
Training and Education after High School
Job Placement
Do you have SSI or SSDI benefits?
Do you have food, housing, or medical
assistance?
 Work Incentive Programs are available
 Work Incentives Specialists will help you
 Maximize your income!
 Start early!
 Advocate for yourself!
 Stay active!
 Communicate with your counselor!
 Ask questions!
 Many community partners may work with you.
• Visit our website at www.vadars.org
– View Virginia’s DRS Transition Guide at
http://www.vadrs.org/transitionservices.htm
• Call us at 800-552-5019

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