Rehabilitation Services Administration

Grant Award Information for H177B180018

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 Louisiana,

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 Louisiana 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: Louisiana Rehabilitation Services
P.O. BOX 91297
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Contact person: Melissa Bayham

Actual award(s) for H177B180018

Award infoAward throughAmount
CR-01 12/09/2017 79,304
CR-02 / CR-03 Award 01/19/2018 48,296
CR-04 Award 02/08/2018 23,028
CR-05 Award 03/23/2018 49,440
Budget 09/30/2018 227,863
Total   427,931

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ProgramFY 2018FY 2017FY 2016
Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants36,550,00034,327,44836,550,000
Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind427,931424,529426,138
Supported Employment (SE) Services for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities150,000330,615331,838


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