Public Institution Valakupiai Rehabilitation Centre (VRC) was established in 2000 by the Government of Lithuania. The mission of VRC is to provide, constantly improve and develop medical, vocational and social rehabilitation services for persons with disabilities within organization and nationwide seeking their full and equal participation in public life, integration into society and better quality of life. Over 100 VRC staff members provide vocational rehabilitation, medical rehabilitation, social day care and driving school services for people with severe and moderate disabilities in Lithuania. Every more than 700 service users benefit from the supports provided in two Vilnius and Kaunas locations.
Since 2010 VRC also acts as a methodical centre for vocational rehabilitation in Lithuania and as a local license holder for EQUASS Assurance in Lithuania. VRC actively organizes training seminars, informative sessions for different groups of specialists providing social services and medical care, conducts researches and etc.
For more than 10 years VRC is actively involved in national and transnational projects on medical rehabilitation, social integration and employment of people with disabilities (both as an applicant and partner).
Marija Markina - Project coordinator
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