Northern Nevada

775-823-8100

 

Southern Nevada

702-486-5230

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What is the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation?

The Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation’s (DETR opens a new window) Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation is designed to help people with disabilities become employed and to help those already employed perform more successfully through training, counseling and other support methods.

The Rehabilitation Division opens a new window is comprised of three bureaus, which include Vocational Rehabilitation, Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired, and the Bureau of Disability Adjudication. The Division also includes the Blind Business Enterprises of Nevada Program, and the Office of Disability Employment Policy. All of these services are designed to address assessment, training, treatment, and job placement for Nevadans with disabilities. The division places primary emphasis on providing necessary services to help clients work and live independently.

Applications for Vocational Rehabilitation Services

What is the 700-Hour Program?

The 700-Hour Program allows the State of Nevada to assist people with disabilities to secure employment within State agencies.

The 700-Hour Program can lead to fulfilling employment opportunities with state benefits.

Contact Tammy Riley @ 775-823-8150 ● tjriley@detr.nv.gov opens a new window
to learn more about this exciting program!