As of 10/1/2017, this manual has been retired. For current policies, procedures, and standards for the Texas Workforce Commission Vocational Rehabilitation Division, please refer to the following manuals:

  • VR Standards for Providers (VR-SFP)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services Manual (VRSM) - link coming soon; copies available to staff through the TWC intranet and to others on request

In this manual, references to DARS now refer to TWC. The manual includes both links to public content and links to content available only to staff.

Rehabilitation Policy Manual
2017 Revision Log

Revision Logs: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

April 2017

Chapter 13: Supplementary Services

13.2 Maintenance Services, section revised to define "normal living expenses," clarify restrictions that apply to the use of maintenance funds, further document fund use tracking, and increase management oversight of one-time and recurring use of maintenance funds.

April 2017 Chapter 13 Markup

July 2017

Chapter 9: Employment Services

9.10 Supported Employment, section replaced with new, combined content that aligns supported employment processes and procedures between the VR Rehabilitation Services Division and the VR Blind Services Division. This content matches that published in the BSD Vocational Rehabilitation Manual Chapter 30: Supported Employment.

July 2017 Chapter 9 Markup