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Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal and state-funded program providing services to help individuals with disabilities enter or return to employment. It is designed to assist individuals of work age with physical and/or mental disabilities compete successfully with others in earning a living.

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The VR program offers numerous services to eligible clients.


An individual with a disability may apply directly to Vocational Rehabilitation or may be referred by another individual or agency. A referral may be made by contacting a Vocational Rehabilitation office in person, by US postal, or by telephone.


Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Proposed Rules (Comments Due 06/15/2015)


Public Hearings/State Plans


Vocational Rehabilitation Services Policy (Word) - (PDF)


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


Learn more about:

STEP – Support and Training for Exceptional Parents


Transition School to Work (TSW) Program
Transition School to Work – VR/LEA Collaboration


Services to clients


Client rights and responsibilities


Services to Employers


Job Tax Credit for Employing Persons with Disabilities

Contact Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Citizens Plaza State Office Building
2nd 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