The Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VR) provides a variety of individualized services to persons with disabilities in preparation for their employment in the competitive labor market. VR advocates employment outcomes for clients that are consistent with their individual strengths, resources, abilities, capabilities and informed choice.
The Tennessee Rehabilitation Center in Smyrna is a residential training center that provides VR services. TRC Smyrna provides comprehensive vocational evaluation, pre-vocational and vocational training, training for vision impairment and traumatic brain injury, physical rehabilitation and transitional life skills training services. Support services are also offered to include Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) services, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf/Blind Services, speech services and psychological services.
There are seventeen Community Tennessee Rehabilitation Centers that provide employment related services to applicants and eligible customers of the Vocational Rehabilitation program. Vocational evaluation, employee development and employment services are designed to assist individuals with disabilities to reach gainful employment. The process involves identifying an appropriate vocational goal and assisting customers with attaining essential work behaviors to achieve and maintain employment.
Web address: https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/ds/office-locator-trc-ttap.html
Location: Eastgate Center, Suite 602-B
5600 Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411
Phone: (423) 634-6700