Friday, March 12, 2010

VRS Public Hearings

To: Consumers and stakeholders who support individuals with disabilities
From: The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
Date: March 11, 2010
The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS), Bureau of Rehabilitation Services(BRS) invites the public to share comments regarding the annual revisions to the State Plan for Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) and the Policy and Procedure Manual (PPM) available for download at http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/3920.htm.
A total of five public hearings will be held this year as outlined below.
MICHIGAN CITY
April 6, 2010, Tuesday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (CDT)
Michigan City Public Library
Meeting Room
100 E. Fourth Street
Michigan, City, IN 46360

INDIANAPOLIS
April 6, 2010, Tuesday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EDT)
IN Government Center South
Conference Center, Room A
402 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46207

SELLERSBURG
April 7, 2010, Wednesday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EDT)
IVY Tech Community College of Indiana
Room P12A
8204 Highway 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

FORT WAYNE
April 7, 2010, Wednesday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EDT)
League for the Blind and Disabled
Meeting Room A
5621 S. Anthony Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46816

EVANSVILLE
April 9, 2010, Friday
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (CDT)
Evansville Vanderburgh Library
Browning Events Room B
200 S E Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Evansville, IN 47713

The draft VRS State Plan and PPM for public comment can be immediately accessed at http://www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/3920.htm. Comments must be received by Monday, April 19, 2010. Individuals interested in providing feedback should prepare their comments in writing, if possible. Anyone unable to attend a public hearing in person or those needing these drafts in an alternative format should contact Kathy Sodeman by E-mail at: Kathy.Sodeman@fssa.IN.gov

Comments may be mailed to:
The Bureau of Rehabilitation Services MS 20
P.O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, Indiana 46207-7083

Comments may also be sent via FAX: (317) 232-6478

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