JOHN DAY – State vocational rehabilitation services and counseling are available to Grant County residents through the Oregon Department of Human Services.
DHS has assigned counselor assistant Teri Cain to a full-time post in Burns that also serves Grant County residents. She works with vocational rehabilitation counselor Fran Worden, who travels once a month from Baker City to assess John Day-area clients’ eligibility for services and help them accomplish their vocational goals.
Cain also assists Dee Dee Satran, a counselor who meets with clients in the Burns office monthly and formerly was in John Day.
Vocational Rehabilitation is an employment service helps the disabled achieve and maintain work. The program coordinates with other providers, including WorkSource Oregon, Eastern Oregon Support Services Brokerage, VALUE Added Inc., and the high school youth transition program in John Day.
Cain is available to make counselor appointments and gather information to help clients interested in the services and finding work in the community. She also helps clients locally once they have a vocational plan.
She can be reached at 541-573-2985 in Burns, or through the Grant County DHS or Employment Department offices.