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Last Updated On: 08/06/2019
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Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

OVR

Organizational Information

Parent Organization

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

MISSION: To assist Pennsylvanians with disabilities to secure and maintain employment and independence. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis.

Contact Information

Contact Person(s)

Margie Duranko - District Administrator
maduranko@pa.gov

Contact Number(s)

814-255-6771 or 814-255-1185

Contact Email(s)

maduranko@pa.gov - District Administrator

Web Addresses

www.dli.state.pa.us - PA Department of Labor & Industry

Primary Address

OVR Johnstown District Office
727 Goucher Street
Section 10
Johnstown, PA, 15905

Service Information

Service Area

Indiana, Cambria, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties

Service Description

OVR provides individualized vocational rehabilitation services to help eligible persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR services include: Diagnostic, Vocational Evaluation, Counseling & Guidance, Training, Physical Restoration, Assistive Technology, Vocational Rehabilitation, Support Services, etc.

Available Hours

8:00 am - 4:30 pm / Monday through Friday

Fees/Cost for Services

Except for SSI recipients/SSDI beneficiaries who are receiving benefits based on their own disabilities, a Financial Needs Test is applied in all cases in which the provision of cost services is being considered.

Eligibility Requirements

In order for an individual to receive services from our agency, eligibility must first be established. The following factors are considered in determining eligibility: individual has a disability that results in a substantial impediment to employment, individual can benefit in terms of an employment outcome from services provided, and individual needs vocational rehabilitation services to obtain/maintain employment.

Miscellaneous Information

Speaker Available

Yes