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


Also Known As:VESID
Address:1 LeFrak Plaza, 59-17 Junction Blvd., 20th Floor Corona NY 11368
Telephone(s):347-510-3100 Video Phone: 866-679-8304
Fax:718-760-9554
World Wide Web: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/queens/home.html
TTY/TDD:718-760-8835


Description:

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


Hours:

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