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Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS)

Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS)

Our Vocational Rehabilitation Services at Kesma Flame Lily LLC are designed to empower individuals with disabilities to develop essential skills and experiences necessary for competitive employment. We offer comprehensive support and guidance to help you navigate the vocational rehabilitation process and achieve your career goals.

Minnesota has two federal- and state-funded Vocational Rehabilitation programs: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) and State Services for the Blind (SSB). Both offer Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) as well as other services to help youth reach their work and independent living goals.

Key Components of our Vocational Rehabilitation Services:

  1. Assessment and Planning: Our assessment process evaluates your skills, abilities, interests, and career goals to create a personalized vocational plan. Our vocational specialists collaborate with you to develop a plan that outlines specific goals, training needs, and employment objectives.

  2. Skills Development: We focus on enhancing job-related skills such as communication, computer literacy, job-specific tasks, and workplace etiquette. We offer tailored training programs and workshops to improve your employability and readiness for competitive job opportunities.

  3. Job Placement Assistance: Our team assists with job search strategies, resume writing, interview preparation, and networking to help you secure suitable employment. We collaborate with employers to identify job openings and advocate for accommodations and support as needed.

  4. Workplace Accommodations: We advocate for reasonable accommodations in the workplace, such as assistive technology, modified work schedules, and accessible facilities. We work closely with employers to create inclusive and supportive work environments that promote your success and well-being.

  5. Career Counseling and Support: Our career counselors provide guidance on career exploration, goal setting, and long-term career planning. We offer continuous support, mentorship, and follow-up services to ensure your sustained success and career advancement.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services Providing services to youth with disabilities

Every Minnesota high school has two Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) staff who can help youth with disabilities. VRS provides two levels of youth support: Introductory Career Services, which serve as the first step for youth who need only limited Pre-Employment Transition Services. Vocational Rehabilitation Career Services, which provide a next step for youth requiring additional career services

How to connect to VRS:

Find VRS staff serving a specific school
Find a VRS office near you

More About VRS

Our services are available to individuals with disabilities who are seeking employment or career advancement opportunities.

In most cases, our services are funded through vocational rehabilitation agencies or insurance. We can assist you in navigating funding options.

The duration varies depending on individual needs and goals. We strive to create a personalized timeline that meets your requirements.

Yes, we offer ongoing support, job coaching, and follow-up services to ensure your success and adjustment in the workplace.

Absolutely! We prioritize your preferences and work collaboratively to align training and employment opportunities with your interests and goals.

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