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May 14, 2009

The Maine Department of Labor Division for the Blind and Visually impaired will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at Maine Department of Labor CareerCenters / offices throughout Maine in order to receive comments on the State Plan for Vocational Rehabilitation and Supported Employment services.

The hearing will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the following offices: Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, Presque Isle and at the Augusta Central Office. For specific location information/questions or if you require auxiliary aids or services or any accommodations in order to participate in this process, please call 207-623-7956 or Toll Free TTY 1-888-755-0003 as soon as possible. You may call the division at 207-623-7956 for a copy of the draft Plan. Is is also available at the DBVI State Plan website

Written comments may be made to Paul Cote, Rehabilitation Manager, Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 150 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0150 or by e-mail at, and must be received by 5:00 p.m., May 26, 2009.