About VFPS – For Participants

If you are a person with a physical disability and are seeking employment assistance, Vocational Futures Planning and Support or VFPS may be a good option for you.

VFPS offers a framework for planning employment developed for people with significant physical disabilities. To help overcome substantial challenges, VFPS offers individualized strategies and support. It is comprehensive, team-based and consumer-directed.



 

Is VFPS right for you?

People with disabilities can, and do, work in all areas of the workforce. To find out if the VFPS process is right for you, think about which of the following are true for you:

  • I want to work, but I have a physical disability that makes it difficult for me to find or keep a job.
    I’m not sure what I want to do.
  • I’m confused about how working will impact my benefits.
  • I’m not sure about what support I will need to reach my employment goal.
  • I’m motivated to be an active participant in achieving my job goals.

If you said yes to any of these, VFPS may be a good choice for you. VFPS is designed to provide support to individuals with physical disabilities who want to become employed, start a business, or maintain current employment.

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More about VFPS

Through the VFPS process, individuals learn how to navigate a complicated service system and to access community resources. VFP is flexible and can be molded to meet the needs and desires of a particular job seeker. VFPS is not just about finding a job. It’s about pursuing a career.

Following are some resources to help you find out more about VFPS.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Find out answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Vocational Futures Planning and Support (VFPS).
VFPS Frequently Asked Questions


Introduction to VFPS

VFPS Myths and Misconceptions

Find out more myths and misconceptions about employment for people with disabilities and Vocational Futures Planning and Support (VFPS).
VFPS Myths and Misconceptions


Introduction to VFPS

Introduction to VFPS

Find out more about VFPS by watching this overview presentation.
VFPS Overview Presentation


VFPS Participant Stories