Posted: Saturday, August 17th 2013 at 1:44pm
Cleveland to host hearing by state vocational rehab agency
ATLANTA - The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program will hold a series of public comment hearings statewide on proposed VR policy revisions. The hearings, one of which will be held in Cleveland, will focus on VR clients participation in the costs of VR services based on financial needs assessments.
The proposed policy revisions are available for review at https://gvra.georgia.gov/sites/gvra.georgia.gov/files/related_files/document/Proposed%20changes-Financial%20Need%20Assessment.pdf or you may request the written document by calling VR Customer Service at 404-232-7800 or statewide toll free 1-866-489-0001; TTY users call GA Relay 711.
Seven hearings will be held around the state:
Friday, August 23: Brunswick, 1:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m., Goodwill Industries, 249 Village at Glynn Place, Brunswick 31525.
Monday, August 26: Albany, 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m., Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation, 1107-A West Broad Avenue, Albany 31707.
Tuesday, August 27: Macon, 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m., Georgia Department of Labor, 3090 Mercer University Drive, Macon 31204-5966.
Wednesday, August 28: Augusta, 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m., University Hospital 2nd Floor Conference Room (Large) 3121 Peach Orchard Rd. Augusta 30906.
Thursday, August 29: Atlanta, 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m., Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Board Room, Fifth Floor, 2 Peachtree Street, Atlanta 30303.
Thursday, August 29: Rome, 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m., Goodwill Conference Center, 154 Hicks Drive, Rome 30161.
Friday, August 30: Cleveland, 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m., Regions Bank, 15 West Kytle Street, Cleveland 30528.
Oral comments may be limited to five (5) minutes per person. Registration is not required to attend the hearings; a sign in sheet will be on site for participants. There will be a Certified Interpreter at each public hearing. If you need auxiliary aids or other accommodations, please contact GVRA Legal Counsel at (404) 232-1818 or email@example.com.
Written comments must be submitted no later than the close of business at 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by Friday, September 6, 2013. Written statements should be no longer than two pages, double spaced. Comments may be faxed to (770) 359-3677 or emailed to Cecelia.firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Attention: Policy Unit
2 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA, 30303
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