FAQs & Resources

FAQs

How is someone referred to WorkGuide?

Individuals need to have an open case with Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR, formerly known as VESID) and then ACCES-VR completes the referral to WorkGuide.

ACCES-VR holds Orientation Sessions every Thursday from 10:00 am and 1:15 pm (American Sign Language interpreter is available at the 1:15 session). ACCES-VR is located at 109 S. Union St. Rochester, NY.

You can learn more about applying for ACCES-VR services by clicking here.

What populations does WorkGuide provide services to?

WorkGuide’s Supported Employment Program provides services to individuals with a documented mental health diagnosis or learning disability as well as individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The Transitional Employment Program provides services to individuals with a documented disability through ACCES-VR.