Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation

Kentucky Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation

About the Council​

The Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation is a consumer-controlled Council that advises the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.  The Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation reviews, analyzes, and advises the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation on:
 
  • eligibility, including order of selection,
  • extent, scope and effectiveness of services provided by the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation,
  • activities that affect or potentially affect the ability of individuals with disabilities to achieve rehabilitation goals.
Additionally, the Council is charged with conducting a review and analysis of program effectiveness and consumer satisfaction with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation as well as other public and private entities that serve individuals with disabilities and use funds made available under the Rehabilitation Act.  The Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation has a partnership role with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
 
The Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation meets on a quarterly basis.  The public is invited to attend all meetings.  Reasonable accommodations and auxiliary aids are provided with a one week notice.

If you wish to serve on the Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation, please complete the​ Governor's Boards and Commissions Application​ and send to:

275 East Main Street
Mail Drop 2EK
Frankfort, KY 40621
(800) 372-7172

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, March 13, 2016
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Embassy Suites - Lexington
1801 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 455-5000

Contact Dave Matheis or Nanci Soard for more information at 800-372-7172.

2016 Arthur Campbell, Jr. Advocacy Award Recipient

The Kentucky Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation (SCVR) is pleased to announce that Gerry Gordon-Brown is the winner of its 2016 Arthur Campbell, Jr. Advocacy Award.  To read more, click here​.

2016 Employer Recognition Award Winners 

Congratulations to the 2016 Statewide Council for Vocational Rehabilitation Employer Recognition Award winners!

  • Humana - Louisville, KY
  • Sears Hometown Store - Somerset, KY
  • White Staffing Management - Hopkinsville, KY
  • Rib Licker's Smoke Shack - Glasgow, KY
  • Royal Oaks Chevrolet - Paducah, KY
  • Travel Centers of America - Florence, KY ​