New York (ACCES-VR) Workforce Development and Business Relations Department "Adult Career and Continuing Education Services –Vocational Rehabilitation…a basic guide"

New York

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What is ACCES? The Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES) is part of the New York State Education Department and is comprised of three primary areas: Vocational Rehabilitation (including Independent Living Program Administration), Adult Education, and the Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision. ACCES-VR: • Administers vocational rehabilitation and independent living programs • Provides a wide array of services to assist eligible individuals with disabilities in obtaining employment • Provides services to students, beginning up to 2 years prior to exiting high school • Provides individual consultation, recommendations and training to assist with maintaining a job • Provides information and support to employers

  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Education
  • Employer Engagement
  • Provider Transformation