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Vocational Rehabilitation

Workforce Solutions Alamo (WSA) and Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation program (TWS-VRS) are working together to provide a variety of services that assist eligible people with disabilities to prepare and find, retain, or advance in competitive integrated employment. It helps youth and students with post-secondary opportunities. We can assist employers with recruiting, hiring, retaining, and accommodating employees with disabilities through customized services, disability awareness training and presentations, worksite and job process assessments, referrals, and more.

Who is eligible for services?

Eligibility:

You may be eligible for vocational rehabilitation services if you:

  • Have a disability which results in substantial barriers to employment
  • Require services to prepare for, obtain, retain or advance in employment
  • Are able to obtain, retain or adance in employment as a result of services

Disabilities Served through Vocational Rehabilitation:

  • Blindness or Significant Visual Impairments
  • Deaf Blindness
  • Deafness, or other Hearing Impairments
  • Neuro-developmental disabilities including Autism, ADHD, Intellectual, Learning, Tourette’s & other developmental disabilities.
  • Physical disabilities, including: traumatic brain & spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, paralysis, or any impairment in movement.
  • Other Physical or mental conditions
  • Behavioral and Mental Health Conditions
  • Alcoholism or drug addiction
Adult Services

Adult Services:

Get help preparing for, obtaining, retaining or advancing in your employment through the following individualized services. Services are based on eligibility and your individual needs.

Services to Assist with Employment

Services may be provided to help you prepare for, obtain, retain or advance in employment, including (as needed):

  • Vocational counseling and guidance
  • Referrals for hearing, visual and other examinations
  • Assistance with medical appointments and treatment
  • Rehabilitation deceives, including hearing aids, wheelchairs, artificial limbs and braces
  • Therapy to address a disability, including occupational or speech therapy and applied behavioral analysis
  • Physical restoration services
  • Medical, psychological and vocational assessments
  • Assistance with college education or trade certification
  • On-the-job training
  • Training in workplace and employer expectations
  • Vocational adjustment training
  • Rehabilitation Teachers Services to help you learn Braille, orientation & mobility, and home and health management skills if you are blind or have a visual impairment
  • Supported employment

Job Matching & Placement Services

  • Transportation assistance to and from you job, including travel vouchers and vehicle modifications
  • Follow-up and supported employment services to help you maintain employment
  • Referral o Business Enterprises of Texas program, Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center and other state, federal and community agencies and organizations

Services may include:

  • Referral to community support systems, such as peer support and advocacy organizations.
  • Vocational counseling and guidance, including exploring employment options and postsecondary education programs with high school students who have disabilities
  • Required assessments to determine eligibility and VR needs
  • Interpreter services for people who are deaf and hard of hearing
  • Needs assessment of assistive technology
  • Assistive devices such as hearing aids, prosthetics, braces, and wheelchairs to improve functioning on the job
  • Assistive technology and training, including training to use hearing aids, Braille, low-vision aids, and other types of technology to improve communication, access to information, and performance of job functions
  • Orientation and mobility training for participants who are blind.
  • Speech, physical and occupational therapies
  • Outpatient psychiatric and psychological services
  • Personal assistance services
  • Medical treatment to reduce or remove barriers to employment
  • Work-based learning experiences for high school students with disabilities, such as job shadowing, volunteer work, internships, and summer employment
  • Training in behaviors that are expected by employers in a work environment
  • Job coaches and support for customized employment, self-employment, and supported employment
  • College, technical and on-the-job training
  • Return-to-work, job retention, job development, and job placement assistance
  • Instruction in self-advocacy
Youth & Student Services

Youth & Student Services

Get help preparing for the post-secondary education and employment through the following individualized services. Services are based on eligibility and your individual need, and are provided in collaboration with the family, high school, community college, or Educational Service Center.

Pre-Employment Transition Services

Receive core services, as needed, to help prepare for post-secondary education and employment opportunities:

  • Vocational counseling, including counseling in job exploration and post-secondary training opportunities
  • Counseling on opportunities for post-secondary education such as college, vocational schools, ect.
  • Work-based learning experiences, including internships and on-the-job training
  • Training in workplace and employer expectations
  • Training in self-advocacy and social skills

Apply for Services

If you are a person with a disability, or a family member of a person with a disability, to learn more about or apply for services:

Location/OfficeAddressPhone Number
South Alamo – Wurzbach5309 Wurzbach, Suite 102
San Antonio, TX 78238
(210) 522-8010
Fax: (210) 522-8036
South Alamo – S. Flores6723 S. Flores, Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78221
(210) 582-1715
Fax: (210) 921-7256
North Alamo – DataPoint9725 Datapoint Drive, Suite 200
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 438-0581
Fax: (210) 933-2196
North Alamo – Nacagdoches10303 Nacogdoches Road
San Antonio, TX 78217
(210) 590-5740
Fax: (210) 590-5769
Location/OfficeAddressPhone Number
Seguin1500 E Court St #444
Seguin, TX 78155
(830) 386-5020
Fax: (830) 379-1988
Location/OfficeAddressPhone Number
Pearsall & Atascosa County107 E. Hackberry Street
Pearsall, TX 78061
(830) 267-8003
Fax: (830) 334-9071
Location/OfficeAddressPhone Number
New Braunfels183 IH 35 South
New Braunfels, TX 78130
(830) 629-2010
Fax: (830) 620-8446
Location/OfficeAddressPhone Number
Kerrville1700 Sidney Baker Street #500
Kerrville, TX 78028
(830) 287-3171
Fax: (830) 896-0156
Vocational Rehabilitation Brochures & More Information

Please explore TWC Vocational Rehabilitation Services brochures for more information below by clicking on the linked PDFs.

Get Connected

Find Your Regional Vocational Rehabilitation Advisor
(512) 936-6400 
vr.office.locator@twc.state.tx.us

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