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Welcome!


We’re glad you’re here. Come in and explore the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.

This office exists to help Kentuckians with disabilities achieve suitable employment and independence. Whatever your disability, we work with you on an individual basis to assist you in reaching your goals. It all starts with a one-on-one meeting with you to determine whether you are eligible for our services.

And if you’re an employer, we assist you in hiring, developing and keeping valued employees.

Among the variety of services we offer:

  • Assessment for determining eligibility and vocational rehabilitation needs
  • Counseling and guidance
  • Vocational and other training services
  • Supported employment
  • Personal assistance services
  • Transition services (from school to employment)
  • Support services (such as transportation interpreter and note-taking services)
  • Rehabilitation technology – vehicle modifications, workplace accessibility modifications, telecommunications, sensory, and other technological aids and devices
  • Job placement and job retention services
  • Services for employers

Our Division of Program Services is responsible for providing direct services to consumers, excluding those provided at the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center in Thelma, Ky. The division consists of 15 field branches with 52 offices around the state, where 140 vocational rehabilitation counselors take applications, determine agencies, assist eligible consumers design Individual Plans for Employment to reach their vocational goals, and implement those plans.


To schedule an appointment, call us at (800) 372-7172 (V/TTY) and you’ll be directed to the office nearest you. You may also consult our services map to find your nearest location.


How to find us
The 15 main branch offices are in Paducah, Covington, Madisonville, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Elizabethtown, Louisville, Middletown, Florence, Lexington (2), Danville, West Liberty, Ashland and Whitesburg.

To schedule an appointment, call us at (800) 372-7172 (V/TTY) and you’ll be directed to the office nearest you. You may also consult our services map to find your nearest location.

Main Branch Offices

  • Ashland
    Phone:(606) 920-2338 (V/TTY)
    Manager: Brent Sturgill
  • Bowling Green
    Phones:(270) 746-7489, (800) 443-6055 (Toll free), (800) 246-6193 (TTY)
    Manager:
  • Danville
    Phones:(859) 239-7885 (V/TTY), (800) 795-8481 (Toll free)
    Manager: Ruth Dyer
  • Elizabethtown
    Phones:(270) 766-5121 (V/TTY), (866) 883-0001 (Toll free)
    Manager: John Phillips
  • Florence
    Phones:(859) 371-9450, (859) 371-0803 (TTY), (877) 371-9451 (Toll free)
    Manager: Ryan Henson
  • Lexington
    Phones:(859) 246-2185, (877) 246-2185 (Toll free), (888) 900-9098 (TTY)
    Manager: Jonathan White
  • Lexington - Bluegrass
    Phones:(859) 246-2537, (888) 211-7276 (Toll free)
    Manager: Brad Mills
  • Louisville
    Phones:(502) 595-4173, (800) 456-3334 (Toll free), (502) 595-3422 (TTY)
    Manager: Greg Willett
  • Madisonville
    Phones:(270) 824-7549 (V/TTY), (888) 640-2713 (Toll free)
    Manager: Jan Offutt
  • Middletown
    Phones:(502) 254-3195 (V/TTY), (866) 304-1958 (Toll free)
    Manager: Pat Selch
  • Owensboro
    Phones:(270) 687-7308, (888) 640-2811(Toll free), (800) 241-5821 (TTY)
    Manager: Jason Cole
  • Paducah
    Phone:(270) 575-7304 (V/TTY)
    Manager: Lisa Adams
  • West Liberty
    Phones:(606) 743-7978, (800) 440-2530 (V/TTY)
    Manager: Tony Perry
  • Whitesburg
    Phone:(606) 633-2568 (V/TTY)
    Manager: Viva Anderson
  • Fort Wright
    Phone:(859) 292-6513
    Manager: Carol Leonhart