Councils & Advisory Committees
The Rehabilitation Council of Texas (RCT) advises DARS on policy and the scope and effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services and eligibility requirements. The RCT works with the DARS VR programs to develop, agree to, and review state goals and priorities. The council also contributes to the preparation of the state plans for vocational rehabilitation. Council members are appointed by the Governor.
January 27-28, 2014 (Joint meeting with SILC)
3401 South IH-35
Recent Meeting Minutes:
Recent Meeting Agendas:
April 28-29, 2014 (Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center, Austin)
July 21-22, 2014 (Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center, Austin)
October 20-21, 2014 (Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center, Austin)
REHABILITATION COUNCIL OF TEXAS NEWS
RCT Member, a Former DARS Consumer, Receives Honor from Houston Mayor
Thelma Scott, a member of the Rehabilitation Council of Texas and a friend and former consumer of DARS, recently received the Houston Mayor's Disability Advocate of the Year Award. | More about Thelma Scott's award
Gov. Perry Appoints Five to Rehabilitation Council of Texas
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed five members to the Rehabilitation Council of Texas. The council partners with the Texas Department of Rehabilitation Services (DARS) divisions of Rehabilitation Services and Blind Services to advocate for people with disabilities during the vocational rehabilitation process. | Read more about Gov. Perry’s RCT appointments.
The Rehabilitation Council of Texas webpage is maintained by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. The information on this page is the sole responsibility of the RCT and does not necessarily represent the views or positions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
For more information, contact:
RCT Staff Support
4800 North Lamar Blvd., Suite 350
Austin, Texas 78756
1-800-628-5115 (DARS Inquiries Line)