Since 1990, VRA has provided a rapid, one-stop professional case management, assessment and rehabilitation service in concert with medical, psychological, health care and vocational specialists. Every client is an individual, entitled to a high quality of service. We reject labels such as ‘unemployable’ or ‘hopeless.’ Our goal is to identify suitable employment and productive activity.

Our clients require a high level of consideration and support in achieving their goals – whether due to disability, disadvantage or unanticipated circumstances.

Co-founder, Social Worker, Bob Katz has an extensive background in labour market adjustment, vocational assessment and counselling. Today he joined by a team with expertise in social work, rehabilitation, psychology and education.

Team

Robert D. Katz

Robert D. Katz, RSW has spent virtually his entire adult life working it the field of labour and employment.

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Reva Katz-Ulster

Reva Katz-Ulster, MSW RSW, has been an associate at VRA for over a decade. 

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Deborah Gold

Deborah Gold is our senior case manager.  She has been with VRA since 1994.

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Dr. Marie-Hélène Budworth

Dr. Marie-Hélène Budworth has been an associate with VRA since 1998.

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Milena Ariel Romalis

Milena Romalis has been an assessor, counsellor and research associate with VRA since 2004. 

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Maggie Villemaire

Maggie Villemaire is VRA's administrator and problem solver. Since 2007.

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Susan Commins

Susan Commins is an independent accounting professional, and our bookkeeper. 

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Dr. Twyla Gibson (Emeritus)

Dr. Twyla Gibson served as a part-time research associate from 1990 until 2012.

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Our professionals have 100% acceptance as an Expert Witness on employment, the labour market and vocational rehabilitation in courts throughout Ontario.

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