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FAQs

(Frequently Asked Questions)
1.    What areas of Tennessee does Opportunity East serve? Our mobile services will travel approximately 100 miles from Morristown if requested Ė even further on a limited basis.  Our residential program can accommodate clients from anywhere in Tennessee.
 
2.    Can I request Opportunity East as my training  and evaluation provider? Absolutely!  Federal laws require that the disabled individual is offered an active role in the development of their rehabilitation plan.
 
3.    Can rehabilitation services be provided to me without numerous trips to Opportunity Eastís facilities? Most of our evaluations and training can be provided within the individualís community if preferred, with the exception of Tennessee Business Enterprises evaluations/training, and work adjustment training. Contact us for details.
 
4.    How do I apply to have Opportunity East as my provider of services? If eligible, your local division of rehabilitation services will refer you to us for services.  Contact us if you need assistance locating the appropriate referral source.
 
5. Who pays for Opportunity Eastís services? Our services are free of charge to the trainee. We are funded through a contract with the Tennessee Division of Rehabilitation Services.
 
6. Who do I contact for more information? Contact Vic Mende at 423-586-3998, ext. 34
or Dorothy Moyers at 423-586-3998, ext 38.
Or you can email either staff member
vic mende
- vic@volblind.org
dorothy moyers-
dorothy@volblind.org

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