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Business Services Program

Ready to Serve Your Business

Call us at 1-833-OKDRS4U
( 1-833-653-7748 )

Employers, business owners and supervisors, DRS Business Services Program can be a resource for your business:

  • We send you qualified job candidates
  • Our candidates are loyal employees, offering lower turnover
  • Tax credits may be available

The Business Services Program helps employers with their business needs and helps them find employees they can count on.


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A female nurse walks into a patient's room.
(Anncr) More Oklahomans are getting off Social Security disability and going to work than ever before. They get help from DRS.
And taxpayers save more than $15 million dollars every year.

A businessman in a wheelchair talking with a woman in an office.

Businessman: "DRS helped me train and get paid for the work I do..."

Nulse: "...so I don't need a disability check anymore."

An instructor in a classroom: "And now I'm a taxpayer rather than someone on disability benefits."

(Anncr) If you get disability benefits and want to work, call the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services:
1-866-882-4515. Together, we make it happen.

Benefits to employers:

  • A wide variety of free training for your staff.
  • Tax incentives for hiring our candidates and making your workplace accessible.
  • Determine if the job and your business are a good fit with the potential employee with DRS’ On-the-Job Training.
  • Support for our candidates with follow up and accommodation needs.
  • Paid internships and paid work experience.
  • Increase revenues by having a workplace that reflects the customers served.
  • A loyal and skilled workforce with lower turnover that will reduce your costs.

Employing people with disabilities helps generate revenues by allowing you to tap into the disability market, build brand trust and loyalty, and create new products and services.

Check out events and training from BSP

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2022 Career Opportunity Expo

DRS 2020 Business Summit Archives

Courtesy Rules

When hiring people with disabilities it is good to know the “do’s” and “don’ts” of communication. Here is a simple introduction to understanding how to communicate with persons with the most common disabilities. We hope this information clears up misconceptions, encourages healthy relationships and promotes inclusion in your workplace.

Frequently Asked Questions

Read the most common answers to popular questions asked of the BSP staff. 

CSAVR's Abilities in Abundance: Our Continued Commitment to Inclusive Employment

Other Resources

United States Department of Labor Section 503 Focused Review

Whether or not you're a government contractor, this web page has a wealth of information regarding hiring people with disabilities.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is offered to employers who hire people from specified target groups. WOTC reduces a business’s federal tax liability, serving as an incentive to select job candidates with disabilities.

The Federal Bonding Program
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Federal Bonding program offers a proven and effective tool for workforce development staff to help both employers and at-risk job applicants at no cost.


Central Area

County Served County Served County Served

Canadian

Lincoln

Oklahoma

Cleveland 

Logan

Pottawatomie

Hughes

Okfuskee

Seminole

BSP Liaison Francisco Santiago Rivas

Office: 405-522-7945
Fax: 405-522-7995
email: frivas@okdrs.gov


Eastern Area

Counties Served Counties Served Counties Served

Adair

Muskogee

Sequoyah

Cherokee

Okmulgee

Wagoner

McIntosh

BSP Liaison Victoria Davila

Office: 918-551-4951
Mobile 918-600-5742
Fax: 918-551-4936

email: vdavila@okdrs.gov


Northeast Area

Counties Served Counties Served Counties Served

Craig

Nowata

Rogers

Delaware

Ottawa

Washington

Mayes

BSP Liaison Yasmin Avila Guillen

Office: 918-581-2322
Fax: 918-583-9210
Mobile 405-215-5614
email: yavilaguillen@okdrs.gov


South Central Area

County Served County Served County Served

Caddo

Grady

Stephens

Comanche

Jefferson

Tillman

Cotton

McClain

BSP Liaison Debra Leffler

Office: 580-585-4213
Fax: 580-585-4234
Mobile: 580-353-9876

Email: DLeffler@okdrs.gov


Southern Area

County Served County Served County Served

Atoka

Haskell 

McCurtain

Bryan 

Johnston 

Murray

Carter 

Latimer

Pittsburg

Choctaw

Leflore

Pontotoc

Coal

Love

Pushmataha

Garvin 

Marshall

BSP Liaison Linda Fox

Office: 580-310-5307
Fax: 580-310-5350
Mobile: 580-235-5418
Email: Lfox@okdrs.gov


Tulsa Area

County Served County Serve County Served

Creek

Pawnee

Tulsa

Osage

BSP Liaison Victoria Davila

Office: 918-551-4951
Mobile 918-600-5742
Fax: 918-551-4936

email: vdavila@okdrs.gov


Western Area

Counties Served A-G Counties Served G-K Counties Served M-W

Alfalfa

Grant

Major

Beaver

Harmon

Noble

Beckham

Harmon

Payne

Blaine

Harper

Roger Mills

Cimarron 

Harper

Texas

Custer

Jackson

Washita

Dewey

Kay

Woods

Ellis

Kingfisher

Woodward

Garfield

Kiowa

BSP Liaison Christine Wishon

Office: 580-616-7901
Fax: 580-616-7928
Mobile: 580-748-0171
Email: Cwishon@okdrs.gov

Business Services Program

Office: 1 (833) OKDRS4U (653-7748)

 

Oklahoma Works brings all of our state’s workforce resources together, connecting employers, employees and job-seekers to information and programs that help build Oklahoma’s workforce.

Last Modified on Jun 23, 2022
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