General Vendor Services

DRS reviews all prospective vendors of goods and services to consumers. The need for the good or service, qualifications of the provider, program specifications, and costs are reviewed before a vendor is approved for use by DRS counselors. Types of goods and services approved may include: employment services through employment service organizations, medical services, higher education, vocational training, transportation, orthotics, and prosthetics. DRS maintains a fee schedule for frequently purchased goods and services that support consumers. For additional information regarding specific employment-related and other goods / services, please see below:

Contact Information:

Behavioral and Mental Health Services
C. Frederick Capps, Ed.D.
Director of Psychology Services
Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center, W-367
Phone: 540 / 332-7151
P.O. Box 1500
Fishersville, Virginia 22939-1500

Higher Education
Erica Lovelace
Education Service Manager
(804) 662-7018
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23229

Independent Living Skills Services
Theresa Preda
Manager, Independent Living Services
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23288

Life Skills Services for People with Brain Injury (LSS/BI)
Patricia Goodall
Manager, Brain Injury & Spinal Cord Injury Services
Phone: 804/662-7615
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23288

Vocational Training Services
Robert J. Johnson
Program Administration Specialist
(804) 662-7622
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23229

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This File Was Last Modified: Thursday October 08 2015