Grant Award Information for H177B170039
For Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind, 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 Rhode Island,
For Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind, the Designated State Agency (DSA) is the entity which administers state plan or supervises its administration. For this grant, the DSA is Rhode Island Office 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.
Rhode Island Office of Rehabilitation Services
Attention: Ronald Racine
40 FOUNTAIN STREET
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
Fax Number: 401-222-3574
TTY Number: 401-421-7016
Email address: Ronald.Racine@dhs.ri.gov
Recent awards: BASIC-VR FY2019: H126A190058 , OIB FY2019: H177B190039 , RAND-SHEP FY2018: RANDS18PRI , SE FY2019: H187B190059 , TRAINING-I FY2014: H265A100004
Click on the award amount in the following table to open the grant award page for that year's award.
|Program||FY 2017||FY 2016||FY 2015|
|Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants||10,935,711||12,910,845||14,174,845|
|Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind||225,000||225,000||225,000|
|Supported Employment (SE) Services for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities||300,000||300,000||300,000|