Vocational Rehabilitation


All Kentuckians with disabilities have an opportunity to be an essential part of Kentucky's workforce and their communities.


To empower Kentuckians with disabilities to maximize independence and economic security through competitive, integrated employment.

Core Values

OVR recognizes and respects the talents and contributions of all individuals as a vital part of a productive society. Therefore, OVR values:

  • The rights, merit, and dignity of all persons with disabilities;
  • Independence for Kentuckians with disabilities;
  • Diversity, inclusion, and belonging;​
  • Competitive, integrated employment;
  • Career advancement and economic security; and
  • Collaborative efforts and partnerships.


As indicated in the Strategic Plan.

Order of Selection Status Information

Effective Thursday, October 1, 2020, all Priority Categories will be moved to eligible status and there currently is no waiting list. All categories will be provided the necessary rehabilitation services to meet individual vocational goals.

If there are any questions concerning the Order of Selection status please contact  hollyb.hendricks@ky.gov  or call the main office at 502-564-4440.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Central Office
Mayo-Underwood Building
500 Mero Street 4th Floor NE
Frankfort, KY 40601
800-372-7172 (V/TTY)

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