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Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
VR staff members continue to work with applicants, students, and clients to ensure their safety is the top priority. Due to COVID-19, many appointments are still being conducted virtually, though staff are seeing individuals in person by appointment.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, state and local government, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications. For an individual to be protected by the ADA, a person must have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such an impairment, or a person who is perceived by others as having such an impairment.
U.S. Dept. of Labor site contains comprehensive job seeker resources for career research & exploration, and job search activities.
The Department of Veterans Affairs administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Service-members, Veterans, their dependents and survivors.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act), as amended, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women, and people securing custody of children under the age of 18), and disability
Link to this U.S. Department of Labor office which helps increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities through education, training, assistive technology, and awareness programs.
This federal agency oversees formula and discretionary grant programs that help individuals with physical or mental disabilities to gain employment and live more independently.
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) is a telephone service that allows persons with hearing or speech disabilities to place and receive telephone calls.
This Social Security Administration (SSA) web site facilitates the employment of beneficiaries with disabilities through partnerships and program innovation.
WIOA is landmark legislation that is designed to strengthen and improve our nation's public workforce system and help get Americans, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers.