Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) provides expert, individualized vocational-related services to Iowans with disabilities.  These services are intended to help individuals with disabilities achieve independence through successful employment and economic support.  Review the information below to see how IVRS is carrying out its mission.

Individuals Assisted

Assistance is provided to individuals with disabilities under Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).  The number of individuals assisted is based on individuals who had received services from IVRS and whose case was closed in the reported Federal Fiscal Year (October 1 - September 30).

Individuals Assisted by Demographic

Gender, minority status, and veteran status are self-reported by individuals.  Transition students are individuals who where 24 years old or younger at time of application.  The information below reports the number of individuals served in the past federal fiscal year within each demographic category.

Individuals Assisted by Disability Type

Individuals who received services were determined to have an impairment that places them into one of the categories highlighted below.  The information below reports the number of individuals served by each disability type during the past Federal Fiscal Year.

Individuals Assisted by Federal Fiscal Year

The information below reports the number of individuals served by each Federal Fiscal Year.  Federal Fiscal Years run from October 1 through the following September 30, and are labeled for the calendar year they end.  Drill into any given Federal Fiscal Year to see the number of individuals assisted in that time period by office.  The information may also be filtered by demographic and disability type.

Months Cases were Open

The information below reports the number of months individual cases were open.  The number of months cases were open was based on the difference from effective date of application to effective date of case closure.  The information may be filtered to see the information by office, demographic and disability type.  Individual Cases by Months open may also be filtered by Federal Fiscal Year.

% Competitively Employed

Individuals who received services from IVRS are considered competitively employed when their reported hourly rate of earnings is equal to or higher than the state minimum wage, and they are employed in integrated settings with or without ongoing support services, are self-employed, or are employed as part of the Business Enterprise Program employment.
% Competitively Employed is based on the total cases where the individual was competitively employed divided by the total number of cases closed during the reported Federal Fiscal Year.

% Competitively Employed by Demographic

Gender, minority status, and veteran status are self-reported by individuals.  Transition students are individuals who where 24 years old or younger at time of application.  The information below reports the percentage of individuals who were competitively employed by demographic after their services concluded during the past federal fiscal year.

% Competitively Employed by Disability Status

Individuals who received services were determined to have an impairment that places them into one of the categories highlighted below.  The information below reports the percentage of individuals who were competitively employed by each disability type after their services concluded during the past federal fiscal year.

% Competitively Employed by Federal Fiscal Year

The information below reports the percentage of individuals who were competitively employed by each Federal Fiscal Year.  Federal Fiscal Years run from October 1 through the following September 30, and are labeled for the calendar year they end.  The information may be filtered by office, demographics, and disability type. 

% Competitively Employed by Office

The information below reports the percentage of individuals who were competitively employed by each office area.  The information may be filtered by Federal Fiscal year, which run October 1 through the following September 30, and are labeled for the calendar year they end.  The information may also be filtered by demographics and disability type. 

Hourly Wage

The hourly wage an individual receives as part of employment helps them move towards independence.  This information presents the reported hourly wage of individuals who were competitively employed following IVRS services.  The average is based on hourly wages reported for cases that were closed during the Federal Fiscal Year.  Federal Fiscal Years run October 1 through the following September 30, and are labeled for the calendar year they end.
Explore the average hourly wage and wage change over past Federal Fiscal Years, as well as, view the number of individuals competitively employed by hourly wage received at the time of their case closure with IVRS.  The information provided below may be filtered by office, demographics, disability types and standard occupational classifications (SOC).

Hours Worked/Week

The number of hours an individual works per week as part of employment helps them move towards independence.  This information presents the reported hours worked per week of individuals who were competitively employed following IVRS services.  The average is based on hours worked/week reported for cases that were closed during the Federal Fiscal Year.  Federal Fiscal Years run October 1 through the following September 30, and are labeled for the calendar year they end.
Explore the average hours/worked over past Federal Fiscal Years, as well as, view the number of individuals competitively employed by hours worked/week at the time of their case closure with IVRS.  The information provided below may be filtered by office, demographics, disability types and standard occupational classifications (SOC).

Competitively Employed by Occupation

The information provided below highlights the number of individuals competitively employed after receiving services from Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services by Standard Occupational Classifications.  Drill/tap each bar for more detailed occupation information. Data includes cases closed on or after October 1, 2008.  The information may also be filtered by Federal Fiscal Year, office, demographic, disability type, and hourly wage at closure.
Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Our Mission: We provide expert, individualized services to Iowans with disabilities to achieve their independence through successful employment and economic support.
Our Vision: To Make a Positive Difference for Every Person, One Person at a Time.