Vocational Rehabilitation Service Compensated Work Therapy - Kansas City VA Medical Center
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Kansas City VA Medical Center

 

Vocational Rehabilitation Service Compensated Work Therapy

About the Program

The Vocational Rehabilitation Service Compensated Work Therapy Program (CWT) provides realistic and meaningful vocational opportunities to Veterans and encourages successful reintegration into the community at the Veterans' highest functional level.  The Vocational Rehabilitation Service Compensated Work Therapy Program (CWT) is above all a treatment program that encourages and supports Veterans’ desires to return to gainful employment. Compensated Work Therapy programs develop an individual rehabilitation plan for each Veteran and provide a wide range of support services to the Veterans we serve.

Services Offered:

  • Transitional Work - time-limited therapeutic work placements to help Veterans identify and address employment barriers.
  • Supported Employment – Rapid employment in the community with on-going support to maintain employment.
  • Transitional Residence – Time limited (up to 12 months) housing and vocational support through Transitional Work placement.
  • Career development guidance, job search assistance, and follow up services.
  • Employment education and job readiness training referrals.
  • Vocational counseling and case management.
  • Referrals to Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation and Missouri Division of Workforce Development.

Contact Info

Location

  • Kansas City VAMC
    Main Building
    9th floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 816-816-4700 Ext. 52644

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.