PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Wilkes Barre Office
PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Wilkes-Barre Office
Provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. Provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis. The OVR counselor, during face-to-face interviews, assists customers in selecting their choice of vocational goals, services and service providers. An Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is developed, outlining a vocational objective, services, providers and responsibilities. Certain services are subject to a Financial Needs Test (FNT) and may require financial participation by the customer. Counseling and guidance, diagnostic services, assessments, information and referral, job development and placement, and personal services such as readers or sign language interpreters are provided at no cost to the individual.

Services include:
-Diagnostic Services
-Vocational Evaluation
-Counseling
-Training
-Restoration Services
-Placement Assistance
-Assistive Technology
-Support Services
300G Laird Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 826-2011 Main
Intake Procedure: Call or visit website
Fee Amounts: None
Facility/ADA access: N/A
Languages Spoken: English
Services:
  • Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
  • Job Finding Assistance
  • Job Training Formats
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
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PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Wilkes Barre Office
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