New and Existing Providers

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New and Existing Providers

Community Rehabilitation Providers (CRPs) are approved through Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) to provide a variety of employment services to individuals with disabilities. The following information is for new or existing CRPs.

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Application and Renewal

Contact Cheryl Anderson for more information.

Approved Service Providers
ProviderRegion of OperationServices Provided
All Embracing Home CareGrand Forks
  • Situational Assessments
  • Supported Employment
Alpha OpportunitiesJamestown
  • Situational Assessments
  • Supported Employment
  • Customized Employment
Anne Carlson CenterGrand Forks
Fargo
Jamestown
  • Situational Assessments
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
Community Living Services, Inc.Fargo
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
Community Options 
Residential Services
(CORES), Inc.
Williston and Watford City
Minot
Devils Lake
Grand Forks
Fargo
Jamestown
Bismarck
Dickinson
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
Development HomesGrand Forks
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
Easter Seals Goodwill North Dakota, Inc.Minot
Fargo
Jamestown
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
EncompassFargo
Jamestown
  • Supported Employment, VR Youth Extended Services
FriendshipGrafton
Fargo
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
HAV-IT ServicesHarvey
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Customized Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
HIT Inc.Bismarck
Dickinson
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Customized Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
Kalix (MVAW)Minot
Devils Lake
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Customized Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
Lake Region CorporationDevils Lake
  • Supported Employment
  • Customized Employment
Open Door CenterFargo
Jamestown
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
Opportunity Foundation, Inc.Williston
Minot
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Customized Employment
Pride, Inc.Bismarck
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Customized Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
Progress Enterprises, Inc.Jamestown
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
Red River Human Services FoundationFargo
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
Red River Stepping StonesGrand Forks
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
Rehab Services, Inc.Minot
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
Seeds of EdenBismarck
Minot
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
Success Unlimited, Inc.Grand Forks
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
Triumph, Inc.Jamestown
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth
Vocational Training Center, Inc.Fargo
  • Trial Work
  • Situational Assessments
  • Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Supports, short-term
  • Job Development
  • Supported Employment
  • Extended Services for Youth

Services

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Work Assessments

SITUATIONAL ASSESSMENT

Short-term work evaluation with up to three job options to explore skill sets based on client’s interests.
Length of assessment: between 2-8 hours over the course of 1-2 days.
Billable Activity:

  • Flat rate includes time spent setting up and conducting assessment and report writing.

Trial Work

Helps to determine the client's capacity to benefit from VR services.
Length of assessment: Can be several work shift over 2-3 weeks.
Billable Activity: 

  • Establishing sites: 2 hours per site
  • Trial work report: 2 hours
  • Follow-up meeting: 1 hour per experience
  • Time spent conducting assessment
Job Coaching for Work Experience

This training involves a personal coach to help the individual learn the tasks of the job. Job coaching is often one-on-one training.

Student Work Experience

Short-term work experience for high school students to help build essential, entry level work skills.
Length: Typically between 6-8 weeks.
Billable Activity:

  • Job search with youth present billed at an hourly rate
  • Job coaching up to 5 hours per week at an hourly rate *

*Additional hours for job coaching may be approved on a case-by-case basis.

Adult Work Experience

Short-term work experience used as an opportunity to acquire additional work skills and behaviors needed to prepare for employment. 
Length: Typically between 8-12 weeks. Job coaching is expected to fade over the course of the experience.
Billable Activity:

  • Total hours authorized as determined by VR
  • Hours are billed at an hourly rate
Job Coaching for Employment

Job Development/Placement and On-the-Job Supports

Job coaching is provided for 3-4 months. Services are expected to fade over time with no ongoing supports once the client learns the job and is stable in performing the work duties and tasks.

Billable Activity:

  • Total hours authorized as determined by VR
  • Hours are billed at an hourly rate

Supported Employment

Job coaches start with as much support as needed and gradually reduce time spend with the client as they learn job duties and tasks. Long term usually between 6-24 months. Supports will continue to be provided through alternative sources once the VR case is closed.

Billable Activity:

  • Services that are billed at an hourly rate
    • Intake meeting, job search, and  job coaching
  • Services that are billed at a flat rate
    • Placement fee after 30 days successfully employed
  • Final outcome and premium payments at successful closure

Customized Employment

Negotiated job duties that matches the clients strengths and the needs of the business. For those who would like to enter the workforce but may not have skills necessary to perform all essential duties (job carving). Job coaching and follow-up are provided.

Billable Activity:

  • Services that are billed at an hourly rate
    • Intake meeting, job development, job search, and job coaching
  • Services that are billed at a flat rate
    • Discovery activities, placement fee after 30 days successfully employed
  • Final outcome and premium payments at successful closure
Job Coaching for Employment - Premium Payments

The VR counselor will identify if the individual qualifies for premium payments.
 
Successful Premium Payments (maximum of five) will be approved for the following six categories:
1. Criminal background (felony and misdemeanors if relevant to employment and based on counselor judgement)
2. Any client who desires to obtain or maintain employment in the community where they live, excluding the eight regional cities, Valley City or Wahpeton
3. Professional placement (any client with an Associate Degree or higher and being placed in position requiring this level of education)
4. Brain injury
5. Substance use disorder
6. Autism and intellectual disability

Example: A client wanting to work in their own community of Killdeer (premium), who has a felony that affects employment (premium) and was determined eligible for services due to having a brain injury (premium), substance use (premium), and has an intellectual disability (premium) would receive the outcome and maximum of five premium payments.

CRP Information

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CRP Information

VR Payment Rates

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VR Payment Rates
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VR Payment Rates - Effective Jan. 1, 2024
VR Payment Rates
Effective Jan. 1, 2024. All invoices submitted should reflect the hours.
Service CategoryAuthorized ServiceDeliverableRateRate Effective Date
ASSESSMENT AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Assessment and EvaluationSituational AssessmentSituational Assessment Report$370 per assessment7/1/2021
Trial WorkTrial work report and invoice$48 per hour7/1/2021
Student Work ExperienceWork Experience with CRPMonthly progress report with invoice$48 per hour7/1/2021
Work Experience with Employer (no CRP)Monthly progress report with invoice$15 per hour1/1/2021
Adult Work ExperienceAdult Work Experience with CRPMonthly progress report with invoice$48 per hour1/5/2022
Adult Work Experience with Employer (no CRP)Progress report with invoice$2400
If less than 8 weeks, $200 per week
1/5/2022
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
Job Development and Placement (JDP)Job Development and PlacementMonthly progress report with invoice and documentation of employment$55 per hour1/1/2023
Outcome Payment for Successful ClosureDocumentation of employment$5001/1/2023
Premium Payment for Successful Closure (up to 5) $250 per premium1/1/2023
On-the-Job Supports - Short-TermIntake and Job SearchMonthly progress report showing hours$55 per hour1/1/2023
Supported Employment Job CoachingMonthly progress report showing hours$55 per hour1/1/2023
Job Placement (after 30 days of employment)Documentation of employment$5001/1/2021
Outcome Payment for Successful ClosureMonthly progress report and documentation of employment$11007/1/2021
Premium Payment for Successful Closure (up to 5) $250 per premium1/1/2023
SEP Training and StabilizationIntake and Job SearchMonthly progress report showing hours$55 per hour1/1/2023
Supported Employment Job CoachingMonthly progress report showing hours$55 per hour1/1/2023
Job Placement, after 30 days of employmentDocumentation of employment$5001/1/2021
Outcome Payment for Successful ClosureMonthly progress report and documentation of employment$11007/1/2021
Premium Outcome Payment for Successful Closure (up to 5) $250 per premium1/1/2023
Assessment and Evaluation: DiscoveryDiscovery Planning Meetings and Discovery ActivitiesCompleted Discovery profile and customized employment job development plan that includes a list of 10-20 specific local businesses$22008/3/2022
Customized EmploymentJob Development and Negotiation (includes optional video resume)Monthly progress report and invoice showing hours, review video resume, if applicable.$55 per hour1/1/2023
Customized Employment Job CoachingMonthly progress report with invoice showing hours$55 per hour1/1/2023
Job Placement, after 30 days of employmentDocumentation of employment - customized job description or job proposal$5007/1/2021
Outcome Payment for Successful ClosureMonthly progress report and documentation of employment$11007/1/2021
Premium Outcome Payment for Successful Closure (up to 5) $250 per premium1/1/2023
Use CRP Service Category List AboveMileage Costs for CRPInvoice showing miles$.67 per mile1/1/2024
Source of Extended Services designated on the Plan Varies by funding source 

 

Contact Us

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Contact Us

Cheryl Anderson
1000 E. Divide Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: (701) 328-8959
Toll Free: (800) 755-2745
711 (TTY)
Fax: (701) 328-1884
Email: cheanderson@nd.gov