As North Dakota's Vocational Rehabilitation division. DVR is part of the ND Department of Human Services. DVR is funded by the federal and state government (funding share is 78.7% federal and 21.3% state) and is authorized in the Rehabilitation Act of 1978, as amended with the most recent amendments in 1998.
- DVR assists individuals with disabilities to achieve competitive employment and increased independence through rehabilitation services. We provide training and employment services to eligible individuals with physical or mental impairments so they can become and remain employed. Services that result in competitive employment are either provided or purchased.
- DVR is a full service business assistance program for North Dakota business owners and employers. Through DVR services, businesses can gain a critical advantage in today's highly competitive marketplace. We provide professional consultations to assist business owners and employers in finding solutions to their disability-related issues.
North Dakota Division of Vocational Rehabilitation is the leader in disability-related solutions.
We assist individuals with disabilities to improve their employment opportunities and we assist businesses in solving disability-related issues.
- Serving our clients is the primary focus of everything we do.
- All people have value regardless of age, race, creed, color, gender, or disability.
- Good communication is essential to delivering quality rehabilitation services.
- Quality outcomes are a result of the commitment of clients and qualified staff working together towards mutually agreed upon goals.
- Change is inevitable and provides opportunities for innovation and creativity.
- Effective partnerships are critical in achieving results for clients.
- Informed choice is central to sound decision making and allows decisions to be based on all relevant information, options, and consequences.
- When all things are equal and legal - Decisions will be made in favor of the client.