Rehabilitation Services Administration

Grant Award Information for H177B180024

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 Mississippi,

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 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
Contact person: Chris M. Howard

Actual award(s) for H177B180024

Award infoAward throughAmount
CR-01 12/09/2017 51,599
CR-02 / CR-03 Award 01/19/2018 31,423
CR-04 Award 02/08/2018 14,983
CR-05 Award 03/23/2018 32,168
Budget 09/30/2018 148,258
Total   278,431

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ProgramFY 2018FY 2017FY 2016
Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants43,540,85042,781,73244,589,605
Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind278,431277,846280,937
Supported Employment (SE) Services for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities150,000300,000300,000


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