Division of Rehabilitation Services, Washington County (DORS)
www.dors.maryland.gov

From agency: Maryland State Department of Education
Resource Details
Alternate Name DORS
Description

REHABILITATION SUPPORT: Provides leadership and support promoting the employment, economic self-sufficiency, and independence of individuals with disabilities. Assists individuals in choosing services to help them enter or return to work or meet their independent living goals. Vocational counseling; physical and mental restoration services; communications and equipment services; rehabilitation technology services and job training and placement may be arranged. Makes referrals to the Workforce Technology Center.

ELIGIBILITY for VOCATIONAL SERVICES: One must 1) have a physical or mental impairment which is a substantial impediment to employment; 2) be able to benefit in terms of employment outcome from the services provided; and 3) need vocational rehabilitation services to prepare for, engage in or maintain employment.

INDEPENDENT LIVING FOR OLDER BLIND: One must 1) must be 55 or older blind individual; 2) have substantially limited ability to function independently in the family or community; and 3) be able to function better in the family, community, or employment with independent living services.

NOTE: Must be a Maryland resident with a disability.

Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Washington County
Physical Address 16 West Washington Street
Hagerstown MD
21740 United States
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Hours of operation:
Mon: 8AM 5PM
Tue: 8AM 5PM
Wed: 8AM 5PM
Thu: 8AM 5PM
Fri: 8AM 5PM
Program
Eligibility Please see description.
Eligibility: Adult: Yes; Teen: Yes; Female: Yes; Male: Yes;
Languages Offered Accommodations possible.
Program Fees No fee for career counseling, assessment, and job placement. Sliding scale based on family income for most other services.
Documents Required Call for further details.
Volunteer Requirements Adults, 18 and older.
Volunteer Duties Duties may include reading to blind individuals, tutoring, and office support.
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Contact Information
Mailing Address 16 West Washington Street
Hagerstown MD
21740 United States
Toll Free Number 800-801-4297
Fax Number 240-313-9243
TTY 301-733-1341
Main 301-733-1209
Main Contact Name Sharon Plump
Main Contact Title Program Supervisor
Main Contact Phone 301-733-1209
Main Contact Email Address sharon.plump@maryland.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Sharon Plump
Director or Senior Administrator Title Regional Rehabilitation Director
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 301-733-1209
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address sharon.plump@maryland.gov
Sites offering this Program 16 West Washington Street