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RSA’s Mission

Our mission is to provide individualized services to eligible persons with disabilities who are interested in working and achieving independence.

Our Youth in Transition Services Unit develops and delivers services to schools and students/families to help youth with disabilities achieve independence and long-term employment outcomes.

Whenever possible we use existing information and assessments to document the existence of your disability and determine your eligibility. If additional assessment is necessary, we will provide it at no cost to you.


You are eligible for RSA services if you meet the following criteria:


Consider applying for services as soon as you begin to explore your options beyond high school. We usually start working with youth in the last two years of high school. This gives us time to work together with you and your school to:


The specific support services you receive from RSA are individualized and based upon what you need to achieve your career goals. Examples of services include:

District of Columbia Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
250 E St SW, Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 202-442-8400
TTY: 202-442-8613
Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:15 am – 4:45 pm
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