ACCES-VR (Vocational Rehabilitation)

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) services are offered through the New York State Education Department to assist people with disabilities to achieve and maintain employment and to support independent living. A vocational rehabilitation counselor is available to assist you in developing your plan and reaching your employment goal.


Some supports offered by ACCES-VR include:

  • Assessment to help identify skills, abilities, interests, and limitations
  • Career counseling and guidance
  • Benefits Advisement
  • Rehabilitation and assistive
  • Training at a vocational school, community college, or on the job
  • Supported Employment
  • Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act and reasonable accommodations
  • Job placement and job retention
  • Other services necessary to achieve the employment goal


If you are interested in ACCES-VR services, talk with your care manager or Regional Office, or visit