Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
(Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission)
Address: 150 E. Campus View Blvd., Columbus, OH 43235
Phone: 1-800-282-4536 or 614-438-1470
Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired: 513-852-3260
Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation’s: 513-852-3260
Bureau of Disability Determination: 800-282-2695
Mission & Purpose
The Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission partners with individuals with disabilities to achieve quality employment, independence and disability determination outcomes.
Basic services may include counseling and planning; personal and work adjustment training; vocational training; physical and mental restoration; placement; and follow-up on the job. Some of the affiliated programs are: Community Centers for the Deaf, Supported Employment, Independent Living, Business Enterprise, Brain Injury Program, Rehabilitation Technology and Transition Services.
Eligibility is based on three factors: (1) whether a person has a physical or mental ailment which constitutes or results in a substantial impediment to employment (2) if a person can benefit from services in terms of an employment outcome and (3) if a person requires vocational rehabilitation services to prepare for, secure, retain or regain employment.