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Rights and Responsibilities
You have rights and responsibilities when you use DVR services.
- To be treated politely, professionally, and with respect by DVR staff.
- To find out if you qualify for our services within 60 days after you apply. You can agree to give us more time if we need it.
- To have your records, phone calls, and letters kept private. Sometimes, DVR may give out some information without telling you. Ask your counselor about this.
- To make informed choices.
- To write your own plan for getting a job, with or without our help. We call this your Individualized Plan for Employment.
(IPE). You can review your plan with your counselor at least once each year to make changes.
- To get free help from the Client Assistance
Program (CAP) anytime. CAP is separate from DVR. CAP can help you if you are having problems with DVR.
- To appeal any DVR decisions or actions that you don’t agree with.
- To treat DVR staff politely and with respect.
- To take part in getting the information you need to write and follow through with your employment plan.
- To pay what you can for the parts of your program that cost money.
- To apply for and use other sources of money to pay for what you need. For example, you might apply for a Pell grant to go to school. Or, you might use health insurance for medical care. Your counselor will help you with this.
- To follow through with the services you choose as best you can.
- To meet with your counselor regularly, especially if problems come up that affect your plan.
- To go to work after completing your program.
DVR has this information pack on tape, in large print, and in Braille. Ask your local DVR office.
|Community Rehabilitation Providers (CRP)
|| (907) 465-2814
|| (907) 465-2856
||P.O. Box 115516
Juneau, AK 99811-5516-1894