Chona was in an accident that left her with a disability. Hear her story and how Nevada Vocational Rehabilitation helped her and other individuals with disabilities obtain employment.
Chona Success Story
Funding from US Dept. of Education – For Nevada Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), Supported Employment (SE), and/or the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who are Blind (OIB) programs. For VR: Federal VR grant paid 78.7% of costs. In FFY2019, Nevada VR received $19,623,751 in Federal VR funds. Non-Federal funds paid 21.3% of costs ($5,311,130). For SE: Federal grant paid 95% of costs. In FFY2019, Nevada VR received $69,685 in Federal SE funds. Non-Federal funds sources paid 5% ($4,003) of costs. For OIB: Federal funds paid 90% of costs. In FFY2019, Nevada received $221,143 in Federal OIB funds. Non-Federal funds paid 10% ($24,571) of costs.
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