Statewide Town Hall Meeting on State Plans for Vocational Rehabilitation and Blind Services (VRB) and the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
March 4, 2014
A Statewide Video Conference Town Hall Meeting on State Plans for Vocational Rehabilitation and Blind Services (VRB) and the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
When: Friday March 28, 2014 from 3:00 – 4:15
Billings: MSU-Billings, 1500 University Drive, Education Building, Room 158
Miles City: Miles City Community College, 2715 Dickenson Street, Room 313
Bozeman: Montana State University, Eng. Phys. Science Building-South 7th and Grant, Room 126
Butte: Montana Tech, 1300 West Park Street, ELCB Room 225
Great Falls: Great Falls College of Technology, 2100 16th Avenue South, Room B-133
Havre: MSU-Northern, 300 11th Street West, Hagner Science Center, Room 202
Helena: Old Livestock Building, 1310 East Lockey, Rooms 105 and 107.
Kalispell: Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr., Learning Resource Ctr. Rm. 120
Missoula: University of Montana, Corner of Arthur and Eddy, Galagher Building – Room 104
There will be a call-in line available during the time of the hearing. Participants on the call-in line will have the opportunity to make comments.
Call-in information is: Call-in number: 406-449-7478 Conference ID: 77178#
Requests for accommodations should be made to Mike Hermanson at 406-444-3833 or firstname.lastname@example.org, by March 14, 2014.
Written comments will be taken until April 4, 2014 and can be mailed to:
Mike Hermanson or Julie Clay
Disability Employment and Transitions Division,
P. O. Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604.
You can also post comments at: http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/detd/index.shtml#publiccomment
The VRB state plan and the Montana State Plan for Independent Living and related information are available at: https://rsa.ed.gov/about-your-state.cfm?state=Montana. Requests for written copies of the materials are available by request. Contact Mike Hermanson at: 406-444-3833 or email@example.com.
We are interested in issues such as:
What needs to be done to assist Montanans with disabilities get and keep employment?
What barriers are there to getting effective services from VRB or IL?
What groups of Montanans with disabilities aren’t served adequately by VRB or IL?