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Vocational Rehabilitation

Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (TVR), in partnership with the State of Alaska (SOA),
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), jointly serves eligible applicants with
disabilities in Southeast Alaska. Its mission is to assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment.


TVR empowers eligible applicants with disabilities to become self-sufficient and
independent. TVR counselors provide the following services:

  • Guidance for clients needing help through the vocational rehabilitation process for training.
  • Referrals to appropriate employment agencies to ensure they find the best job that suits their skills, abilities and strengths.
  • Counseling when client needs moral support, or needs someone to talk to regarding basic needs, schooling or issues surrounding alcohol and drugs. TVR will provide referrals to professionals when necessary.


Communities Served

All Southeast Alaska communities with the exception of the Metlakatla Indian Reservation as they receive their own funding.

For more information and eligibility requirements, please review the Tribal Vocational Rehabiliation section under Client Services in Tlingit & Haida's Program Profiles booklet. The booklet may be accessed by clicking here.

 

Other Resources for People Living with Disabilities

For more information, please contact Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation:
Toll Free: 1.800.344.1432 ext. 7393 | Local: 907.463.7393 | Fax: 877.560.3927