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Service Information

This program promotes independence through paid work and training activities in the community. 

Community Integrated Employment Services

Services include assessment, individual and group job placement training and ongoing supports by a certified job coach in a community business.

Applications for CIE services should be directed to the provider agencies  who contract with Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS).

State-Funded Community Integrated Employment services are provided to individuals with intellectual disabilities sixteen years of age or older who are not eligible to participate in waiver-funded vocational services.

Please contact the Employment Programs Officer in your respective area:

Area 1 (Serving Oklahoma City Metro area and west of I-35): 
Gwen Ferguson - 405-982-3223

Area 2 (Tulsa and east of I-35): 
Jennifer Upshaw - (918)691-4558

Area 3 (south of I-40; or I-240 in the metro):
Debbie Sims - (405) 982-2473

  • Applicant’s birth certificate
  • Psychological Evaluation (if available)

  • Individualized Education Plan – IEP (if applicable)

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