Division of Rehabilitation Services, Garrett County (DORS)
www.dors.state.md.us

From agency: Maryland State Department of Education
Resource Details
Alternate Name DORS
Description VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION: Provides leadership and support promoting the employment, economic self-sufficiency, and independence of individuals 14 and older with disabilities. Assists individuals in choosing services to help them enter or return to work or to 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:
o Have a physical or mental impairment which is a substantial impediment to employment.
o Be able to benefit in terms of employment outcome from the services provided.
o Need vocational rehabilitation services to prepare for, engage in or maintain employment.
ELIGIBILITY for INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES:
o Be over 14 years old.
o Have substantial limiting visual impairment.
o Need vocational rehabilitation services to live independently.
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Allegany County
Maryland - Garrett County
 
Hours Of Operation No set hours, call Cumberland office (301-777-2119) for appointment.
Program
Eligibility Persons must have a disability.
Languages Offered Accommodations possible.
Program Fees There is no charge for diagnostic. For physical restoration and training services there is a sliding scale.
Application Process Call Cumberland office (301-777-2119) for more information or visit website.
Documents Required Call Cumberland office (301-777-2119) for details.
Normal Wait Times 6-18 months once declared eligible.
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Contact Information
Fax Number 301-777-2056
Intake 301-777-2119
Main Email Address Susan.Carey-Powell@maryland.gov
Main Contact Name Erin Shahan
Main Contact Title VR Specialist Supervisor
Main Contact Phone 301-777-2119
Main Contact Email Address erin.Shahan@maryland.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Erin Shahan
Director or Senior Administrator Title VR Specialist Supervisor
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 301-777-2119
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address erin.shahan@maryland.gov
Sites offering this Program 116 Industrial Park Drive