Rehabilitation Services Administration

Grant Award Information for H126A200048

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 New York, the VR program is located in a health and human services agency, and within that in a designated state unit that is primarily concerned with VR or vocational 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 New York Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped.

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: New York Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped
Contact person: Brian S. Daniels

Actual award(s) for H126A200048

Award infoAward throughAmount
CR01 Award 11/18/2019 3,363,227
CR02 Award 12/20/2019 1,874,507
Final Award 09/30/2020 18,441,944
Total   23,679,678

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ProgramFY 2020FY 2019FY 2018
Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants23,679,67827,752,65827,410,061
Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind1,848,2591,883,0191,881,522
Supported Employment (SE) Services for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities79,556  


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