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Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
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.
814-255-6771 or 814-255-1185
firstname.lastname@example.org - District Administrator
www.dli.state.pa.us - PA Department of Labor & Industry
Indiana, Cambria, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties
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.
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.
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.