Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development: Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

General Information

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development: Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
201 East Washington
Madison Wisconsin 1 53707-7852
(608) 261 0050
kristin.rolling@dwd.wisconsin.gov
http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dvr/

Brief Description

Wisconsin's Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal/state program whose mission is to obtain, maintain and improve employment for people with disabilities by working with VR consumers, employers and other partners.

Staff

Delora Newton, Division Administrator, delora.newton@dwd.wisconsin.gov

Services Offered

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides vocational rehabilitation services under Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides services that lead to competitive employment for persons with disabilities, also services to help retain employment after acquiring a disability. With its Business Enterprise Program (BEP), locates, establishes, supervises, maintains a statewide small business program for legally blind persons (cafeteria, coffee shop, snack bar, vending machine, and newsstand operations).

  • Services for Seniors