Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-VR (ACCES-VR) - Attachment 4.8(b)(1)

New York

ACCES-VR works closely with a variety of entities to enhance vocational rehabilitation services and placement opportunities for ACCES-VR consumers. These efforts are described in the Memorandums of Agreement and the Memorandums of Understanding. Several of the key agreements include: 
          • Memorandum of Agreement for the Workforce Investment Act: Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy between the New York State Education Department Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services –  Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) and Local Workforce Investment Boards, June 30, 2000; 
           • Memorandum of Agreement to Provide Services to Individuals who are Deaf/Blind, November 1999 between the Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) and Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH); 
           • Memorandum of Interagency Understanding regarding Supported Employment, October 1999 between ACCES-VR, CBVH, Office of Mental Health (OMH) and Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD); 
           • Memorandum of Understanding between the State Education Department’s Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation and the OMH, October 1999; 
           • Memorandum of Understanding between the State Education Department’s Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation and the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), April 1999; 
           • Statement of Collaboration between the New York State Education Department’s Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation and New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA), March 1, 1998; 
           • Joint Agreement between the New York State Education Department’s Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation and the Office of Higher and Professional Education (OHPE), August 4, 1994; and 
           • Joint Agreement between the New York State Education Department’s Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation and Public Institutions of Higher Education (IHE), (SUNY and CUNY) August, 2007. 
 

 

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Partnerships
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Education
  • Other
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Mental Health
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • Commission for the Blind and Mentally Handicapped, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, State Financial Aid Administrators Association
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