Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services are the cornerstone of our efforts to empower Kansans with disabilities to become gainfully employed and self-sufficient.
When people with disabilities are employed, everyone wins.
  • People with disabilities who become employed spend their earnings in local communities on housing, groceries, transportation . . . on life.  They contribute as tax payers.  Reliance on public assistance is reduced.
  • Employment of people with disabilities is good for Kansas businesses and industries.  They have access to qualified employees to meet their workforce needs in a competitive marketplace.
  • It’s good for the economy.  For each dollar earned as a result of a VR placement, there is about $1.66 in total earnings generated through the economy, according to a study done by Wichita State University.  Further, for each person employed through VR, there are about 1.85 total jobs created in the overall economy.

If you have a disability and you want to work, please contact us.

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SOUTHEAST KANSASWORKS
UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 01

Job Fair

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nov 08
Nov 12

Veterans Day

November 12
Nov 19

Life Works Workshop

November 19 @ 10:00 am - November 21 @ 3:00 pm

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is one of five Workforce Development Areas in Kansas designated by the Governor under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

We serve the residents of 17 Kansas counties: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Coffey, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Lyon, Miami, Montgomery, Wilson, and Woodson.

American Job Centers are located in

Emporia, Chanute, Independence, Paola and Pittsburg.

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Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program-Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.