Due to restricted funding, Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation is unable to provide services to all individuals with disabilities at this time. A statewide Order of Selection has been implemented, and individuals will be served on the basis of the severity of their disability.
The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and Supported Employment (SE) programs are funded, in part, with federal grant funds awarded by the Department of Education. In FFY 2022, the agency received $66,571,077 in federal grant funding and $18,017,331 of state funds for VR services. Total VR funding of $84,588,408 is comprised of 78.7% federal monies and 21.3% of state matching funds. In FFY 2022, the agency received $270,588 in federal grant funding and $14,241 of state funds for SE services. Total SE funding from this award is $284,829 comprised of 95% federal monies and 5% state matching funds.