People with Disabilities
With the right training, preparation and workplace accommodations, people with disabilities can have rewarding careers. Our Vocational Rehabilitation Services unit can help you prepare for, find and keep a job, and live as independently as possible.
The VR program receives 74.9 percent of its funding through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For federal fiscal year 2020, the total amount of grant funds is $42,740,250. The required state match for these funds is $11,514,652. The state of Minnesota has appropriated $14.3 million - 25.1 percent of the total - to exceed the matching requirement.