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Illinois Department of Human Services - Division of Rehabilitation Services (DHS-DRS)
1026 East Jackson Street
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 833-4573 (McDonough County), (217)224-2600 (Hancock and Schuyler Counties)
FAX: (309) 833-5953
Web Site: www.dhs.state.il.us/drs
 
Office Hours:8:30am-5:00pm, Monday Thru Friday
Eligibility:(VR) Vocational Rehabilitation Services require that an individual (1) has a significant physical or mental disability which interferes with their ability to work; (2) has a need for vocational rehabilitation services; (3) has a desire for and capability of becoming gainfully employed. Home Services require that an individual (1) has a disability which interferes with their living independently; (2) be under 60 years of age and meet financial need guidlines (3) and be at imminent risk of nursing home or other residential placement.
Area Served:VR Services are provided for McDonough County residents and WIU Students. Home Services cover a 6 county area including McDonough, Warren, Knox, Henderson, Stark, and Fulton Counties.
Services Provided:Vocational Rehabilitation (VR services) are provided to assist disabled individuals to obtain or maintain employment. Services may include: vocational & career planning, counseling & guidance, information & referral, work related medical & mental health restoration, job development & placement, academic & vocational training for employment, assistance with job seeking,job maintenance, & work accomodations, and supported employment services.

High School VR Services are provided to help disabled high school students prepare for meaningful employment, independent living and full community participation. Services include transition planning assistance and the STEP work experience program.

Home Services are provided to enable disabled individuals who are at risk of needing residential placement to remain living at home. Services may include: personal assistant, homemaker services, nursing care, physician prescribed therapy, electronic home response, delivered meals, adult day care, assistive equipment, environmental modification and respite services.
Last updated: 2016-03-08

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