Grant Award Information for H177B170042
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 Tennessee,
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 Tennessee Division 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.
Tennessee Division of Rehabilitation Services
Attention: Paula Knisley
400 DEADERICK STREET
CITIZENS PLAZA BUILDING, 15TH
NASHVILLE, TN 37248
Fax Number: 615-741-6508
TTY Number: 615-313-5695
Email address: Paula.Knisley@tn.gov
Recent awards: BASIC-VR FY2019: H126A190063 , OIB FY2019: H177B190042 , RAND-SHEP FY2018: RANDS18PTN , SE FY2019: H187B190064 , TRAINING-I FY2014: H265A100031
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||59,042,683||59,971,149||58,727,512|
|Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind||636,572||638,053||638,053|
|Supported Employment (SE) Services for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities||467,200||467,414||467,780|