Virginia Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding

“Led by the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired, this grant will help nearly 500 Virginians with disabilities, including young adults and veterans, gain new skills and credentials through Career Pathways to seek employment in competitive, high-demand, high-quality occupations.

Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities has 10 project partners in education, workforce development and business. These partners focus on strategies to:

  • meet business needs in high-demand occupations
  • meet career seekers' needs to attain marketable credentials and find middle-skilled jobs
  • train vocational rehabilitation counselors to work with potential clients”
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • WIOA
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