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Division Policy 6.03

SUBJECT

Contracts with Profit Making Organizations

EFFECTIVE DATE

February 1, 1996

REVIEW DATE

January 18, 2013

EXPIRATION DATE

This policy will be reviewed and updated as needed. Lasted Reviewed January 2, 2008.

PURPOSE

To establish guidelines for contracting with profitmaking organizations.

AUTHORITY

34 CFR 361.32

POLICY

The Florida Division of Blind Services (DBS) has the authority to contract with profit making organizations for the purpose of providing on-the-job training and related vocational programs for individuals who are blind and visually impaired under Section 621 or Section 622 of the Rehabilitation Act. DBS will contract with such entities in the event that the profit making organization is better qualified or better able to provide the needed services in a timely manner than the non-profit agency, organization, or community based rehabilitation program.

Original signed by Joyce Hildreth, Director, on October 14, 2009.