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Vocational Rehabilitation - Dept of Social and Health Services

RCW 74.29

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) program serves eligible individuals with all types of disabilities who want to work and need vocational rehabilitation services to overcome barriers to employment that result from a disability. Individuals are eligible for services if they have a physical, mental, or sensory disability that results in an impediment to employment and they require vocational rehabilitation services to gain or maintain employment. The services DVR provides are person centered and based on each individual’s strengths. DVR strives to achieve full employment for people with disabilities in career-focused positions providing competitive wages and benefits.

Agency Mission

To transform lives by creating pathways for self sufficiency through meaningful partnerships, employment, new opportunities and effective rehabilitation.
Request 147,327,000
Net change from current biennium 49,188,542 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 50.1% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
General Fund - Federal 55,412,097 55,330,861 13,829,802 54,092,000 55,479,000
General Fund - State 13,007,921 13,864,502 13,848,294 17,489,000 18,243,000
Pension Funding Stabilization Account - State 1,012,000 253,000 1,012,000 1,012,000
Annual Total 68,420,019 70,207,363 27,931,095 72,593,000 74,734,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
13,259,235 11.1% (34,123,100) (25.8%) 49,188,542 50.1%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 316.1 317.3 311.7 317.0 317.1