Prepare for your Future Now!

A counselor and student talk about career choices.
Vocational rehabilitation counselors work one-on-one with consumers to assist with career exploration and to develop individualized plans for employment.

The West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is here to support youth and adults with disabilities (ages 14 and up) on their path to work and live independently.

WHAT does DRS do?

DRS provides vocational services that help individuals with disabilities prepare for, obtain, regain, maintain or advance in employment. Through DRS’ statewide field offices, vocational rehabilitation counselors help consumers assess interests and abilities, as well as explore career options to develop individualized employment plans that will empower each person to meet his or her unique employment goals.

WHO can apply?

If you have a disability or condition that impacts your ability to learn or work, DRS may be able to help.

Do you have limitations with any of these activities?

  • Learning
  • Hearing
  • Seeing
  • Communicating
  • Participating in physical activities
  • Coping with stress
You may be eligible.

WHY apply?

If you are an individual with a disability age 14 or older, DRS can provide support and assistance to help you build a brighter future.

  • DRS can help you discover and explore career opportunities.
  • DRS can help you gauge your interest in in-demand job options.
  • DRS can help you prepare for a career through vocational training, college assistance, work skills development and so much more.
  • DRS can help you take charge of your future.

HOW to apply?

You can contact the local DRS office for your area to talk with a rehabilitation counselor and to schedule an appointment to discuss your options. Click here to review a map of the six DRS districts and find the phone number for your local DRS office.