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Minnesota Rehabilitation Services

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program/ Independent Living (IL) Program/Extended Employment
Ray W. Griffin
204 Laurel Street Suite 21
Brainerd MN 56401
Fax: 218-828-6031

MN Relay
711 or 800-627-3529
TTY: (218) 855-5030

The mission of RS is to provide services, including assistive technology, to assist Minnesotans with disabilities to reach their goals for working and living in the community.

Ages Served:
Vocational Rehabilitation—vocational age.
Independent Living—all ages

Types of disabilities served:
All disabilities except visual impairments

Area of Minnesota served:

Eligibility criteria:
In VR, eligibility is based on having a disability that creates substantial impediments to employment and needing VR services to prepare, secure or regain employment. In IL, eligibility is based on having a disability and a need to become more independent.

Maximum amount individual can receive:

Funding Assistance:

  • Purchase Device
  • Rent Device
  • Information and Referral

Services Funded:

  • Consultation/Observation
  • Assessment/Evaluation
  • Ordering
  • Fitting
  • Training
  • Maintenance/Repair
  • Fabrication (custom)

Device Funded:

  • Aids for Daily Living
  • Beds/Bed Modifications
  • Computers
  • Communication
  • Education/ Employment
  • Electronic Aids
  • Hearing
  • Home/Building Modifications
  • Mobility Seating and Positioning
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Transportation
  • Vision

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For listing updates contact:

STAR Program
358 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-2640 or toll free 888-234-1267(voice)
MN Relay: 711 or 800-627-3529
Fax: 651-282-6671

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