Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) is a state vocational rehabilitation program and is a division of the Iowa Department of Education that focuses on service delivery that assists individuals to prepare for, obtain, retain, and advance in employment. IVRS also provides an employment program for individuals who experience a disability. Its mission is to provide expert, individualized services to Iowans with disabilities to achieve their independence through successful employment and economic support. Examples of services at IVRS include counseling and guidance, referrals for mental or physical treatment/restoration, education (junior college, college or graduate), training (occupational, apprenticeships, remedial/literacy training, job readiness, on-the-job training, disability-related skills training, job-seeking skills, supported employment, rehabilitation technology, self-employment, customized employment/job carving, and/or on-the-job supports. If you wish to receive services at IVRS fill out their application form through their website.
Alabama Non-Violent Offenders Organization (ANVOO) helps individuals with a non-violent criminal record. Their mission is to assists those seeking to regain their place in society by connecting them to resources and services to reach their full potential as productive members of their families.