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GVRA is temporarily suspending in-office visits for clients. Our counselors will contact those who have meetings scheduled to establish other arrangements. We remain committed to responsiveness and transparent communication.
We operate five programs with one goal: To help people with disabilities to become fully productive members of society by achieving independence and meaningful employment.
If you have a disability and need help finding work, we might be able to assist.
If you are inquiring about becoming a provider or have other provider-related questions, please contact Sheila Pierce or Eric Hardnett at (404) 273-1864.
The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program helps eligible individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities obtain and/or maintain employment in a competitive integrated work site. Our team of VR professionals is ready to work with you to make employment a reality. We can assist with providing customized, individualized services including: assessment for eligibility, career exploration, and planning for employment; disability management through counseling, therapies, treatments, or assistive devices; training to enhance skills using instruction and work experiences in work sites or through educational partnerships; job search assistance to help you find competitive integrated employment, and support once you are on the job.
Roosevelt Warm Springs (RWS) is a residential vocational training center located on a sprawling historic campus in Meriwether County. RWS students earn certifications in competitive, high demand fields like Computer Numeric Control (CNC), graphic design, forklift operation, horticulture and more.
Disability Adjudication Services (DAS) is a fully-federally funded program that makes Social Security disability determinations under an agreement with the Social Security Administration.
Headquartered in Bainbridge, Georgia Industries for the Blind (GIB) has additional locations in Warner Robins and Griffin. Manufacturing a broad array of products and operating a call center, GIB's mission is to provide employment opportunities for individuals who are blind or have low vision.
The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) provides business opportunities for eligible and qualified people to become licensed blind vendors, operating military cafeterias, snack bars, sundry shops and vending machine locations.
Cave Spring Center (CSC) is a residential center in Floyd County, dedicated to providing the necessary life, social and academic skills to help clients pursue work or further training. Many CSC staff are proficient in American Sign Language (ASL), giving specialized support to clients who are deaf.
We at GVRA are committed to providing as many avenues as possible for people with disabilities to receive vocational rehabilitation services.
The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) marks a milestone in its efforts to transform vocational rehabilitation services in Georgia. A highly competitive search led to the hire of four Assistant Directors, who will assist Vocational Services Director Dr. Christine Fleming in leading employment and training efforts for people with disabilities in Georgia.
The College Park Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) offices of the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) are closed immediately for two weeks following a COVID-19 exposure involving another organization occupying the same building.