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Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Youth with Disabilities

Program Description

The purpose of the Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Youth with Disabilities (VRTAC–Y) is to provide technical assistance to State vocational rehabilitation agencies to improve services to and outcomes of:

  1. students with disabilities, as defined in section 7(37) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), who are in school and who are not receiving services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); and
  2. youth with disabilities, as defined in section 7(42) of the Rehabilitation Act, who are no longer in school and who are not employed, including dropouts.
Program Eligibility
Who May Apply: States and public or nonprofit agencies and organizations, including Indian tribes and Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs).
Program Contact
Tara Jordan
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
PCP, Room 5040
Washington, DC 20202
Phone: 202-245-7341
FAX: 202-245-7590
Email: tara.jordan@ed.gov
Funding type
Discretionary/Competitive Grants
CFDA code
84.264H

Eligibility

Who May Apply: States and public or nonprofit agencies and organizations, including Indian tribes and Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs).