Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Deaf Services

Individuals who use sign language are served by a Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf.  There are Rehabilitation Counselors for the Deaf statewide to provide services. Examples of specialized services:

  • Information and counseling about jobs.
  • Information and referral for other services.
  • Assessment about job skills.
  • Training programs with support services to learn job skills.
  • Technology (including training) - for work related technology.
  • Job Placement assistance.
  • Interpreting Services.


Lori Bishop, Acting Branch Manager
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

For more information contact:
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Branch
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Cabinet for Human Resources Building
275 East Main Street
Mail Stop 2E-K
Frankfort, KY 40621
Telephone: 1-800-372-7172 (V/TTY)
FAX:  502-564-6742


Resources – The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. - Information concerning interpreters for persons who are deaf including testing, code of ethics, etc. External Link - You are now leaving the .gov domain.

– The National Information Center on Deafness is a centralized source of accurate, up-to date, objective information on topics dealing with deafness and hearing loss.  External Link - You are now leaving the .gov domain. - National Technical Institute for the Deaf Center on Employment – Information for job seekers and employers. External Link - You are now leaving the .gov domain.



Last Updated 1/28/2015