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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.
(Meriwether County) - As vaccines become more widely available in the state, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency’s vocational training center at Roosevelt Warm Springs (RWS) has partnered with a local hospital to help give employees a better shot at staying healthy. As of April, more than 50 RWS employees have received the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine through Warm Springs Medical Center, a healthcare facility independent of GVRA. Hospital staff have also trained RWS nurses to administer the vaccine themselves. The shots come at no cost to employees.
Though we will be keeping all offices open Thursday with existing staffing plans, employees are asked to use extreme caution when navigating roadways.
As part of Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency’s (GVRA’s) ongoing process improvement initiatives, we have evaluated the frequency of our accounts payable processing. In an effort to streamline the current process and increase efficiency, we are implementing a new process, which involves changing the frequency of payments from daily disbursements to semi-weekly disbursements.
State offices will have a delayed opening on 2.16.21.
The Roosevelt Warm Springs (RWS) 2020 Annual Report has been released and may be reviewed
. In the report, you will find enrollment numbers, student outcomes and programmatic information for the SFY 2020.
You can find additional information about RWS here.
The State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) of Georgia is pleased to release its 2020 Annual Report.
The National Weather Service (NWS) predicts freezing temperatures, precipitation, wind gusts and the possibility of icy roads in the northern parts of our state overnight Thursday into Friday morning.
The State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) and Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency(GVRA) welcome your input on GVRA's proposed closure of Priority Categories two (2) and three (3) to ensure availability of resources for those individuals in Priority Category one (1).
Dr. Vincent Martin will begin his third term, and Faye Perdue, who is also the Board's Vice Chair, will begin her second term. The GVRS Board, which was legislatively established in 2012, has nine members who provide operational guidance and oversight to the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) and its five programs.
After careful consideration, review of available resources, input from the State Rehabilitation Council, and analysis of projected fiscal limitations, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency’s Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program has determined a need to prioritize those individuals in greatest need of services in order to obtain competitive integrated employment.