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Vocational Rehabilitation

The Division of Rehabilitation Services is responsible for the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services program, which includes determination of eligibility,  determination of the nature and scope of VR services and the provision of employment-focused rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities consistent with their strengths, priorities and resources.

CLICK HERE for a vocational rehabilitation fact sheet.

State Plan for the State Vocational Rehabilitation Services and State Plan Supplement for the State Supported Employment Services Program - Fiscal Year 2014 


***** Updated Grant Announcement *****

The Vocational Rehabilitation program is looking to partner with private entities, school systems, non-profit agencies, or institutions of higher education to provide Pre-Employment Transition Services  to youth with disabilities across the state.  

If you are interested in learning more about contracting with the Department of Human Services, review the following documents and submit your interest to: Susan.Feltner@tn.gov.  Grant applications are due by the close of business on March 24, 2017. The documents below have been updated to reflect changes.

Pre-Employment Transition Services Grant Announcement

Announcement Update

Scope of Services and Details


Learn more about:

STEP - Support and Training for Exceptional Parents

Job Tax Credit for Employing Persons with Disabilities


Contact Information:

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Citizens Plaza State Office Building, 12th floor
400 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN  37243-1403
Telephone:  (615) 313-4891
TTY:  (615) 313-5695
TTY (Long Distance):  1-800-270-1349
FAX:  (615) 741-6508