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Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational RehabilitationVocational Rehabilitation

This service provides professional training programs aimed at achieving economic efficiency of the disabled through work and engaging them in a stable profession. It includes health care and treatments,  psychological care, and social welfare. It also includes cultural, sports and entertainment programs.

Training will be provided on the following professions through training workshops:

  • Carpentry workshop.
  • Aluminum workshop.
  • Mechanics workshop.
  • Sewing and crafts workshop.
  • Ceramic workshop.
  • Beautician workshop.
  • Computer Workshop.
  • Craft configuration workshop.
  • New workshops are introduced according to the needs of the labour market.
  • Granting the professional qualification certificate after completing the professional training programs.
  • Transferring the graduates to the Disabled Services Center (You Are Not Alone) for employment in the labor market through a recruitment specialist.

Admission Requirements

  • Must be a Bahraini Citizen.
  • Must have sensory or physical or intellectual disability and his/her age must be above 15 years.
  • Must be free of infectious or contagious diseases.
  • Must have a minimum ability to learn, and must not have behavioral disorders.
  • The family must be willing to benefit from the programs and services provided by the center.
  • Must have the ability to personally care for him/her self.

Acceptance Procedures

  1. Submit a formal application to join the center, attached with a copy of the child's smart card and all medical reports.
  2. Conduct social research of the child and his family.
  3. Conduct various assessments needed for the child (psychological - academic - professional - medical).
  4. Open a file for the request.
  5. Agreement of the guardian to approve the service system in the Center, and cooperating through personal attendance to follow up on the request when needed.
  6. Subjecting the child for a trial period not exceeding six months to determine the possibility of continuity in the Center and examine the suitability of the applied programs.
  7. Comprehensive medical examination.

Documents Required

  • Medical Report certified by the concerned authority determining the type and degree of disability in Arabic language.
  • Vaccination Certificate.
  • Birth Certificate.
  • A copy of the child's smart card.
  • A recent photo of the child.
  • Previous Educational Certificates (if any).

Centers Address

The Academic and Vocational Rehabilitation Center

Building No. 4265, Road No. 1218, Block No. 812

Isa Town - Kingdom of Bahrain

Telephone: 17102321

Fax: 17686764

Email: a&vrehab.center@social.gov.bh

P.O. Box: 32868


BBK Rehabilitation Center

Building No. 4446, Road No. 1215, Block No. 812

Isa Town - Kingdom of Bahrain

Telephone: 17102320

Fax :17686764

Email: bbkrehab.center@social.gov.bh

P.O. Box: 32868


Disabled Services Center (You Are Not Alone)

Building No. 556, Road No. 3212, Block No. 732

Aali - Kingdom of Bahrain

Telephone: 17102378

P.O. Box: 32868

Work Timings of the Centers

From Sunday to Thursday: 07:00 AM - 01:10 PM

Page Last Updated: 10 Aug, 2015