The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) provides services to help persons with disabilities discover their abilities by offering the tools and opportunities to pursue a meaningful career. SCPa Works encourages all Pennsylvanians to achieve their employment goals leading to a better quality of life.
Types of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
OVR provides a wide range of services to eligible applicants, including:
Vocational Evaluation: Aptitude, interest, general ability, academic exams, work tolerance, and “hands-on” job experience used to understand participants’ vocational potential.
Counseling: Vocational counseling will help participants’ to better understand their potential, to rely on their abilities, to set realistic vocational goals, to change them when necessary, to develop successful work habits, and to begin a satisfying career.
Training: Education to prepare participants’ for a job including, but not limited to, basic academic, vocational/technical, college, on-the-job training, independent living skills, and personal and work adjustment training.