Pennsylvania
Rehabilitation Council

Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Council

The Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Council is a statewide citizens group created to advise the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) about how well its programs and services match the needs of people with disabilities. Fifty percent of the Rehabilitation Council members are either persons with disabilities or have family members who are persons with disabilities.

Mission

The mission of the Council is to inform and advise the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, the State Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Legislature, and the Governor on the diverse issues affecting employment of people with disabilities.

About PaRC

Use this site to learn more about the Rehabilitation Council, about OVR, or to attend a Rehabilitation Council meeting. If there is something you would like to see on this site, please let us hear from you.

PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Seeking Individuals to Serve on its State Board

The State Board of Vocational Rehabilitation is mandated by the State Vocational Rehabilitation Act, Act 167, of December 20, 1988, to establish the philosophy, mission and goals of the PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR).

The Board is chaired by the Secretary of the Department of Labor & Industry, and consists of ten members, appointed by the Governor, who serve six-year terms. Members are appointed on the basis of respected standing, interest in the field of rehabilitation, and interest in serving. The Board meets four times a year at varying locations throughout the state.

Individuals who may be interested in serving on the Board should submit a resume and letter of interest to Cheryl Novak at chenovak@pa.gov on or before November 30, 2017.

Council Openings

The PaRC is looking for candidates to fill the following openings effective July 2017:

If you are interested, or know of someone who is interested in becoming a member of the PA Rehabilitation Council, please complete the appointment form.


Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Council
55 Utley Drive, Camp Hill, PA 17011
voice: 717-975-2004
toll free: 888-250-5175
fax: 888-524-9282
tty: 717-737-0158
email: racucpca@parac.org

Funds for this site are provided by the Department of Labor and Industry, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Council Support Project, Contract number 4100013635.

If you experience any difficulties accessing these pages, particularly of a technical nature, please contact our Web Site Administrator. This site was developed and is maintained by Masseynet.com, Inc..