Texas Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Customized Self-Employment System Development Initiative


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Training/Capacity Building
“This proposal is designed to support and implement the phased development of a financially, technically and programmatically viable system of TX DARS for prospective business owners in TX with disabilities, who require customized employment services and are applying for, or receiving, DARS counseling and services to develop small businesses.
Specifically, this initiative is designed to research, identify and develop an outcome payment model and rate structure for customized self-employment, including: DARS Counselor CRC certification level, online and onsite training and technical assistance; and, intensive multi-certification, online and onsite training for DARS vendors throughout the state of Texas.”
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Customized Employment
  • Self-Employment