State of Tennessee
Department of Human Services
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Highway 52 Bypass
P.O. Box 299
Lafayette, TN 37083
Phone: (615) 666-2179
To provide timely and efficient services, leading to employment, to all eligible individuals with disability to enable them to achieve and maximize their individual level of independence.
To respect individual dignity, personal responsibility, self-determination, and pursuit of meaningful careers. We respect the privacy, rights and equal access of individuals with disabilities.
Millions of Americans have one or more disabilities. Disability in no way diminishes the right of individuals to live independently, enjoy self-determination, make choices, contribute to society, pursue meaningful careers, and enjoy full inclusion and integration in the economic, political, social, cultural, and educations mainstream of American society.
To provide individuals with disabilities, especially those with the most significant disabilities, with the tools necessary to:
Participate as full partners in the vocational rehabilitation process.
Make meaningful and informed choices.
Obtain gainful employment which is consistent with the strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests, and informed choices of the individual.