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Our Mission
SVRI serves as a leader to advance innovative programs and practice in disability and employment through partnerships in research, training, education, and services.

Our Vision
SVRI is the premiere resource for state-of-the-art knowledge, innovation, and services to positively impact people's health, employment, and economic stability. 

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) infographic

Take a look at this infographic the Rehabilitation Services Administration developed highlighting key data points for the national Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program. The infographic provides general information about VR and summarizes the number of individuals involved in the VR process, the percentage of individuals served by disability type, the percentage receiving training and career services, and the employment rate. 

The inforgraphic can be found through this link: 
Infographic Link 


 SVRI and Department of Rehabilitation & Counseling 50th AnniversaryDr. Paul Hoffman memorial

Last October, the Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute celebrated a half-century of innovation and excellence in the field of vocational rehabilitation. During our three-day celebration, staff, alumni, and colleagues had the chance to reflect back on our strong history of service delivery, research, training, and professional collaboration. 

About SVRI

Finding Answers, Creating Solutions, Ensuring Futures

SVRI is located at the University of Wisconsin–Stout in Menomonie and provides solutions to positively impact the future of persons with disabilities and others in the community through services, training, and research.

Service areas consist of Assistive Technology, Benefits Analysis, and Employment Services.

SVRI is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facility (CARF) in services including Vocational Evaluation, Assistive Technology Support and Services, and Comprehensive Benefits Planning.


SVRI Contact Information

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Referral for Services

101 Vocational Rehabilitation Bldg
221 10th Avenue East
Menomonie, WI 54751
Map and Directions to SVRI

Staff Directory

DVR Eligibility:
Toll Free: (888) 223-9479
(715) 232 - 5529

Toll Free: (800) 228 - 5457
(715) 232-1410

Online Training

CRC Exam Preparation Workshop
August 9 - October 4, 2018


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