TVR Eligibility Requirements

There are a few things needed to establish eligibility for the Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation Program. Eligibility can take up to 60 days to establish but if you have all the required documentation it can be done in less time.

In order to receive services from TVR

  • You must be a member of a federally recognized tribe/nation.
  • You must reside on or near the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory. Our service area spans ALL of Akwesasne (Canadian side too), Massena, Malone and Cornwall.
  • You must have a documented disability that results in a substantial impediment to employment, be able to benefit in terms of an employment outcome, and require TVR services to prepare for, enter in or retain gainful employment.

Please be sure to bring: (a) your tribal card, (b) your social security card, and (c) any documentation you have on your disability.

It is important to note that SSI/SSDI recipients should bring in their paperwork regarding these benefits as they are presumed eligible and only need to verify that they are in fact receiving SSI/SSDI.