Vocational Rehabilitation

The Division of Rehabilitation Services is responsible for the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services program, which includes determination of eligibility,  determination of the nature and scope of VR services and the provision of employment-focused rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities consistent with their strengths, priorities and resources.

CLICK HERE for a vocational rehabilitation fact sheet.

State Plan for the State Vocational Rehabilitation Services and State Plan Supplement for the State Supported Employment Services Program - Fiscal Year 2014 

Job Opening:  Executive Director, Statewide Independent Living Council

*** Now Available: TRC Pre-Employment Transition Services Summer Programs ***


This summer, the Tennessee Rehabilitation Program in Smyrna is offering 4 summer programs to help prepare students with disabilities for life after high school. Each program is designed to meet specific student needs. Find out more by clicking on the information sheets below.


TRC Sessions in Gaining Helpful Transitional Skills (S.I.G.H.T.S Program) - Available to Blind or Visually Impaired high school students

Ready, Set, Go! Program - Available to Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind high school students

TRC Workplace Social Skills Training Bootcamp for Autism Spectrum Disorder - Available to high school students who are on the Autism Spectrum

Traumatic Brain Injury Evaluation and Transitional Education Program - Available to high school students who have a diagnosed acquired brain injury.

Program availability is first come, first serve. If interested, complete the Pre-ETS Application and return it to the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center, Attn: Ron Beavers Office A-211,  460 9th Avenue, Smyrna TN, 37167. Applications can also be emailed to Ron.Beavers@tn.gov

Learn more about:

STEP - Support and Training for Exceptional Parents

Job Tax Credit for Employing Persons with Disabilities

Contact Information:

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Citizens Plaza State Office Building, 12th floor
400 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN  37243-1403
Telephone:  (615) 313-4891
TTY:  (615) 313-5695
TTY (Long Distance):  1-800-270-1349
FAX:  (615) 741-6508