How to apply to MRC

You need to call the MRC office and explain carefully what services you need and why.

Contact MRC:

  • Call the main office at: 800-245-6543

  • Or call your local office. Click here to look up the one nearest you. (It will open in a new tab.)

  • Explain your disability and ask for a consultation. They will meet with you and learn about your goals and needs for support. Then they will help you apply to the programs that fit your needs.

How to ask for the services you need: 

It can be hard to know how to ask for the kind of help you need. Here are some things to think about.

Do you need help to do these things?

  • Improve your job readiness skills

  • Find a job that works for you

  • Ask for Accommodations in the workplace

  • Find transportation to get to interviews and work

  • Get and use the equipment or devices you need to do a job

  • Communicate and socialize comfortably in a workplace

Here's what you can do:

  • Describe your needs carefully

  • Ask what services they have that could help you

  • Ask if there are other organizations they suggest you call

Say exactly the kind of help you need. If you need help with basic job readiness skills, say I need vocational training. If you need personal support on the job, say I need supported employment or a job coach. If you need special equipment or devices to do a job, say I need adaptive equipment. If you need changes in a workplace to help you do your job, say I need accommodations. If you can’t get to work on your own, say I need help with transportation.

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