13A.11.01.13

.13 Order of Selection for Services.

A. Vocational rehabilitation services shall be provided based upon the availability of funds.

B. If sufficient funds are not available to provide vocational rehabilitation services to all eligible individuals, the Division shall:

(1) Institute an order of selection for services providing services on a priority basis to individuals in Category I, then Category II, then Category III, as follows:

(a) Category I: Individuals with most significant disabilities, in accordance with Regulation .03B(16) of this chapter;

(b) Category II: Individuals with significant disabilities, in accordance with Regulation .03B(17) of this chapter; and

(c) Category III: Individuals with non-severe disabilities, who are eligible for services in accordance with Regulation .05, but do not meet the criteria in Regulation .03B(16) or (17) of this chapter; and

(2) Hold the names of eligible individuals who cannot be served on a waiting list; and

(3) Provide eligible individuals who cannot be served with information and referral to other federal and State programs which would meet their employment needs.