LWC seeks public input for online needs assessment survey
The Louisiana Workforce Commission is requesting input from
the public for a brief online survey that will help determine the
employment needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the state. The
survey will be available on the agency's website, www.laworks.net through Sunday, March 10.
Individuals with disabilities, parents or guardians of an individual with a
disability, advocates, service providers and interested members of the
public are encouraged to participate in the needs assessment survey. The
survey should take about 10 minutes to complete. Survey responses are
anonymous and will be kept confidential.
Information obtained from the surveys will be used to assist Louisiana
Rehabilitation Services identify areas for program improvement and will
drive agency initiatives for the next three years. LRS, an agency within
the LWC's Office of Workforce Development, works to assist people with
disabilities in obtaining or maintaining employment through its flagship
Vocational Rehabilitation program. The VR program offers individuals with
disabilities vocational guidance and career counseling, job training and
job placement assistance. In 2012, LRS assisted more than 29,000
individuals with disabilities.
Should you have any comments or questions about the needs assessment
survey, please email them to LRSPublicComments@lwc.la.gov or call toll free
at 1-800-737-2958. The survey can also be accessed through this link,
To learn more about LRS and other LWC services offered at no cost to
employers and job seekers, visit Louisiana's employment homepage,