State of Illinois Division of Rehabilitation
129 N 15th St.
Mattoon, IL 61938
Telephone Numbers and Contact Information:
Web Page: www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29764
|Operating Agency:||State of Illinois Department of Human Services|
|Person In Charge:||Tina Sekimi - Supervisor|
|Hours:||M - F: 8:30am - 5pm|
|Eligibility:||Mental or Physical Disability|
|Area Served:||Coles, Edgar, Douglas, Shelby, Clark, Effingham, and Cumberland Counties|
Bureau of Field Services assists individuals with disabilities in preparing for, obtaining and maintaining quality competitive employment. Services include evaluation, guidance and counseling, education, training, physical and mental restoration, assistive devices, job development, job placement, and post-employment services. Bureau of Blind Services helps adults who are blind or visually impaired rediscover their independence and achieve their employment, education, training, and independent living goals. Services include: specialized vocational rehabilitation services; a short-term residential program for adults who are newly blind or visually impaired; independent living services for older individuals who are blind, and the Illinois Business Enterprise Program for the Blind. Bureau of Home Services provides a wide range of services to individuals with the most significant disabilities to enable them to remain in their homes and live as independently as possible. Services also include specialized services for people with HIV/AIDS or brain injuries.