VR Nevada helped find Charles Watkins the perfect job at BB’s Cafe. He feels right at home, after working in kitchens for many years and all of his coworkers notice what a great job he does. Carlitha Windom, owner of BB’s Café, said, “I wish all my employees could be like Charles!”
Charles Watkins Success Story
The services and/or goods described herein are funded, in part, with Federal funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Education under the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), and/or Supported Employment Services programs. For purposes of the VR program in Nevada, the Federal VR grant paid 78.7 percent of the related costs. In Federal fiscal year (FFY) 2018, Nevada VR received $18,531,753 in Federal VR funds. Funds appropriated by the State of Nevada and/or acquired from other non-Federal sources paid 21.3 percent of the related costs ($5,015,583). For purposes of the Supported Employment program, Federal funds paid 95 percent of the total costs. In FFY 2018, Nevada’s VR program received $181,159 in Federal Supported Employment funds. State appropriated funds paid 5 percent ($3,505) of the total costs under the Supported Employment program.
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