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PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

On February 14, 2019, the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) and the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) released Bulletin 00-19-01, OVR Referral Process for ODP Employment-Related Services. Attachment 4 to the bulletin is the OVR Contact Information for ID/Autism Coordinators. This version, dated 1/3/20, replaces all previous versions of Attachment 4.

This updated contact information, and Bulletin 00-19-01 in its entirety, can be found within each audience tab on the MyODP Employment page.

Today — Monday, January 27, 2020 — the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) released the following announcement:

“OVR is pleased to inform you of positive news regarding customers who are on OVR’s Order of Selection (OOS) wait list. On February 1, 2020, we will begin processing at least 2,200 customers off the wait list with priority given to eligible customers who have been on the wait list the longest. We will continuously re-evaluate opportunities to move more cases off the wait list after February 1. Please note that updates to OVR’s Order of Selection web page and related materials will be posted on January 31, 2020.”

OVR is offering six webinars beginning October 2019 and scheduled through December 2019. Each webinar addresses different topics regarding the Pre-Employment Transition Services (PETS) offered in Pennsylvania:

  • IEPs and Auxiliary Aids, Thursday, October 17, 2019;
  • Self-Advocacy, Thursday, October 24, 2019;
  • Job Exploration Counseling, Thursday, October 31, 2019;
  • Workplace Readiness Training, Thursday, November 7, 2019;
  • Counseling on Post-Secondary Options, Thursday, November 14, 2019; and
  • Work Based Learning Experiences, Thursday, December 5, 2019.

To register for any of the webinars, please use this link. For more information, contact: Kimberly Robinson via email or 412-209-4524.

ODP Announcement 19-105 announces that an updated version of the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) Contact Information for ID/Autism Coordinators is now available. On February 14, 2019, the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) and the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) released Bulletin 00-19-01, OVR Referral Process for ODP Employment-Related Services.

Attachment 4 to the bulletin is the OVR Contact Information for ID/Autism Coordinators. Attached, please find an updated version of this contact information. This version, dated 8/14/19, replaces all previous versions of Attachment 4.

This updated contact information and Bulletin 00-19-01 in its entirety can be found on the MyODP Employment page.