Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)

Filed Under: Disability, Employment
600 Washington Street
Boston, ma 02111
Main: 617-204-3600
Voice/TDD: 800-245-6543
Fax: 617-727-1354

The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) helps individuals with disabilities to live and work independently. MRC is responsible for Vocational Rehabilitation, Community Living, and Disability Determination for federal benefit programs.

The Vocational Rehabilitation Program helps job seekers with disabilities obtain and maintain a job. Vocational rehabilitation helps people with physical, cognitive, intellectual or mental health conditions manage the modern workplace.

  • To consider utilizing MRC’s vocational rehabilitation services, you must:
    •  Have a physical, cognitive, intellectual or mental health condition that creates or results in a major obstacle to employment; and
    • Require VR services to prepare for, secure, maintain, advance, or regain employment


Service hours

M - F: 8:45am - 5pm

Other Locations

Braintree Area Office
220R Forbes Rd., Braintree; T/TTY: 781-356-8840

Roxbury Area Office
40 Dimock St., Roxbury; T/TTY: 617-442-5510

Somerville Area Office
5 Middlesex Ave. 3rd Floor, Somerville; T: 617-776-2662 TTY: 617-776-4242

For a statewide listing of MRC area offices, visit the MRC’s Vocational Rehabilitation Area Offices Webpage.

Requirements & Restrictions

Programs are for persons with disabilities. Some services may have other eligibility requirements. Must be a Massachusetts resident and eligible to work in the U.S.


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While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated January 11, 2021


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