FFY 2016 VR/VRB State Plan
will conduct a public hearing on Friday, August 7, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.
at the Madison Central Office located at 1281 Highway 51 North, Madison,
MS, and the remote sites listed below. This hearing will
provide an opportunity for interested citizens, especially those with
disabilities, to comment on the FFY 2016 State Plan for OVR and OVRB. Additionally
at this hearing, MDRS staff will provide information about the
Mississippi Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and how it will
impact Vocational Rehabilitation Services in Mississippi.
Copies of the State
Plan will be available in large print for review beginning Friday, July
24, 2015, at the Madison Central Office and the locations listed below. The State Plan will also be linked on the MDRS website at www.mdrs.ms.gov. A
version of the State Plan in Braille is available upon request. If you
would like to review the State Plan on the Newsline for the Blind at no
cost, you may apply online at www.nfb.org or contact Margaret Smitherman at the Library for the Blind at (601) 432-4111. All
comments regarding the FFY 2016 State Plan received during the public
hearing or submitted in writing will be noted, recorded, and considered.