Employment Services

NYSCB VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceNYSCB's Vocational Rehabilitation Program offers a pool of talented, reliable people who are trained in a variety of different fields, including hospitality, manufacturing, and office management.

NYSCB's Vocational Rehabilitation Program can provide an employee who is losing their sight with technical assistance to adapt to their new impairment without sacrificing their career. NYSCB counselors work with employees and employers to obtain the appropriate adaptive equipment, mobility training, or reader services that can assist blind employees in retaining their position and performing job duties efficiently.
LocationRensselaer
Geographical AreaNew York State (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Rockland, Sullivan, Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Nassau, Suffolk counties)
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureContact the nearest NYSCB district office:

Albany: 518-473-1093, Craig Walton

White Plains: 914-993-5389, Ana Duraes
Intake RequirementsCall for information
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, All languages on Helplines
EligibilityEmployers seeking reliable workers with disabilities or currently have an employee who is losing their sight
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 52 Washington Street, Room 261 West
Physical Site City, State, Zip Rensselear, NY 12144
Main Phone 518-486-7078
Emergency/After Hours Phone 800-635-1522 (Mandated Reporter Hotline)
Other Phone 518-473-7793 ( Public Information) / 716-847-3123 (Native American Services) / 866-871-3000 (Blind Services) / 518-486-7078 (Adoption)
Fax 518-486-7625
Service Location Email info@ocfs.state.ny.us
Web Address www.ocfs.state.ny.us
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
Affiliated Program: NYSCB VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM
This Service: Employment Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blindness (YF-9000.0100)
Job Readiness (ND-2000.6500-360)
Job Situations (ND-3600)
People With Disabilities/Health Conditions (YJ-8750)