Vocational Rehab Services
Vocational rehabilitation services help individuals successfully return to employment following a significant injury or illness. Mary Free Bed works with Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS), a government agency whose mission is to assist individuals with disabilities achieve employment and self-sufficiency. An MRS on-site rehabilitation counselor is available at Mary Free Bed two days a week.
A person is eligible to receive services from Michigan Rehabilitation Services' on-site rehabilitation counselor at Mary Free Bed if:
They are a Mary Free Bed inpatient or outpatient
Have a disability that prevents him or her from returning to previous employment
If the disability prevents him or her from entering the job market
MRS provides skill training, job placement, job coaching, assistive technology, transportation, and much more to eligible patients. A referral can be made to the MRS counselor by anyone. However, most referrals are made by a member of the therapy team or the attending physician.
For individuals who are not patients of Mary Free Bed, please contact Michigan Rehabilitation Services for a listing of offices throughout the State at 1.800.605.6722 or 1.888.605.6722 (TTY).