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Vocational Rehabilitation

Pre-ETS Post-Secondary Transition Event

October 12, 2019
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tennessee Rehabilitation Center Smyrna, Gymnasium
460 Ninth Avenue
Smyrna, TN 37167

Providing valuable information and resources to 10th through 12th grade students with disabilities to help them successfully transition from high school to post-secondary education and/or training.

The event will consist of information provided by representatives highlighting key aspects of the steps needed to prepare for post-secondary education or training followed by a Q&A session for students and parents to ask the guest panelists questions. Assistance will also be provided in a TRC computer lab for students who need help completing the FAFSA. Speakers will also have information booths.

Speaker Topics include:
· Self-Advocacy/Accommodations/Conservatorship
· Financial Aid and the FAFSA
· College Disability Services and Self-Advocacy
· TN Promise Scholarship Program
· Technical Education and Training (Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology or TCAT)
· Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Pre-Employment Transition Services
· Tennessee Rehabilitation Center

 Please RSVP by 10/4/2019 to Penny Johnson, Pre-ETS Coordinator at (615) 223-8254 or email at:

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Attention Washington County Residents: The Washington County DHS Office is Moving

The DHS Office located at 103 E. Walnut Street is moving. Effective July 1, the new DHS office will be located at 2557 Plymouth Road, Johnson City, Tennessee, 37601. We appreciate your flexibility and patience as we move locations and improve your experiences in our offices.

The Division of Rehabilitation Services is responsible for the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services program, which includes determination of eligibility,  determination of the nature and scope of VR services and the provision of employment-focused rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities consistent with their strengths, priorities, and resources.

CLICK HERE for a vocational rehabilitation fact sheet

CLICK HERE for a vocational rehabilitation fact sheet - Spanish

CLICK HERE for the Tennessee WIOA Combined State Plan

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Contact Information:

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
James K. Polk State Office Building, 15th floor
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN  37243-1403
Telephone:  (615) 313-4891
TTY:  (615) 313-5695
TTY (Long Distance):  1-800-270-1349
FAX:  (615) 741-6508