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Grant Award Information for H126A150034

For Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides states with some flexibility with respect to the organizational positioning of the program within the state structure. In the State of Mississippi, the VR program is located in a state agency primarily concerned with vocational rehabilitation and other rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.

For Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants, the Designated State Agency (DSA) is the entity which administers state plan or supervises its administration. For this grant, the DSA is Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services.

The Designated State Unit (DSU) - which is responsible for VR service delivery, policy formulation and implementation , and allocation and expenditure of funds - is the same as the DSA for this grant award.

Grantee: Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
P. O. BOX 1698
JACKSON, MS 39215
Contact person: Chris M. Howard

Actual award(s) for H126A150034

Award infoAward throughAmount
Awards made during FY 2015 12/18/2014 8,214,934
Awards made during FY 2015 06/30/2015 27,176,317
Awards made during FY 2015 09/30/2015 6,245,515
Total   41,636,766

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ProgramFY 2015FY 2014FY 2013
Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants41,636,76644,576,629 
Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind280,937288,754 
Supported Employment (SE) Services for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities300,000300,000 
Rehabilitation Training - State VR In Service Training 90,20488,711

 

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