New York State Education Department
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation

Also Known As:VESID
Address:89 Washington Ave, Room 580 EBA Albany NY 12234
World Wide Web: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/queens/home.html


Provides vocational rehabilitation services to eligible individuals to prepare them for suitable jobs. Vocational assessment; physical and/or psychological examinations; guidance, counseling and referral; vocational counseling and career planning; short-term medical intervention; skills training; transition services; driver evaluation and training; homemaker evaluation and training; special transportation, maintenance expenses, attendants, note-takers, interpreters, readers' aides; supported employment; books, tools and equipment needed for training or employment; rehabilitation technology; telecommunications aids and adaptive devices; assistance with costs of workplace, vehicle and home modifications; training in job-seeking skills; occupational licenses, tools, initial stock and supplies for small business; job placement services; follow-up services; referrals to independent living services; assistance in working with social service agencies.

Location information:

Offices are located throughout New York State


Mon-Fri 8:30-5.

Eligibility Requirements:

Mental, physical or learning disability interfering with working, and need for vocational rehabilitation services.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.

Services Offered:Vocational AssessmentVocational Rehabilitation
Languages Offered:American Sign LanguageChineseSouth Asian LanguagesSpanish
Target Groups(By Need):Disabilities, People with