Florida PYs 2020-2023 Published Approved

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k. 4. The cost of services for the number of individuals estimated to be eligible for services. If under an order of selection, identify the cost of services for each priority category.

Current Narrative:

For FFY 2021, the Division anticipates spending a total of $35,500,000 of Title I funds to support individuals served in the VR program and $1,500,000 of Title I funds to serve individuals in supported employment. The Division based all estimates on trends, spending patterns, and data projections. For SFY 2018-2019, the Division spent $35,540,171 - excluding expenditures for the Supported Employment - for the provision of vocational rehabilitation services. Given the specialized nature of services and the need for specific equipment for individuals who are blind, the cost per person for was $9,215.26, which was $409.74 less than the previous year. This cost is based on the total amount of vocational rehabilitation dollars spent divided by the number of individuals served.