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Business Services Programs


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 candidates for employment
  • We can share startup costs
  • Our candidates are loyal employees, offering lower turnover
  • Tax credits may be available

The Business Services Program partners with employers to support their business needs and help them find employees they can count on.

DRS Virtual Business Summit 2020

Breaking Barriers for an Inclusive Workforce

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.

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.

Read more about Courtesy Rules

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Please call us at 1-833-OKDRS4U and we will start the process to provide you with qualified and loyal job candidates in your area.

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 (WOTC) is a tax credit offered to employers as an incentive to hire individuals who are members of targeted groups which have traditionally faced significant barriers to employment. The credit is used to reduce the federal tax liability of private/for-profit employers.

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


Central Area

BSP Liaison Francisco Santiago Rivas

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

Counties served:

Canadian           Okfuskee
Cleveland          Oklahoma
Hughes              Pottawatomie
Lincoln              Seminole
Logan

Counties Served:

Canadian
Cleveland 
Logan
Hughes
Lincoln

Okfuskee
Oklahoma

Pottawatomie
Seminole

 


Eastern Area

BSP Liaison Yasmin Avila Guillen

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

Counties Served:

Adair
Cherokee
McIntosh
Muskogee
Okmulgee
Sequoyah
Wagoner

 


Northeast Area

BSP Liaison Yasmin Avila Guillen

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

Counties Served:

Craig
Delaware
Mayes
Nowata
Ottawa
Rogers
Washington

 


South Central Area

BSP Liaison Debra Leffler

Office: 580-585-4213
Fax: 580-585-4234
Mobile: 580-353-9876
Email: Dleffler@okdrs.gov

Counties Served:

Caddo
Comanche     
Cotton
Grady
Jefferson
MCClain
Stephens
Tillman

 


Southern Area

BSP Liaison Linda Fox

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

Counties Served:

Atoka
Bryan 
Carter 
Choctaw
Coal
Garvin 
Haskell 
Johnston 
Latimer

LEFLORE
LOVE
MARSHALL
MCCURTAIN

Murray
Pittsburg
Pontotoc
Pushmataha

 


Tulsa Area

BSP Liaison Simonne Jones

Office: 918-581-2326
Fax: 918-583-9210
Mobile: 918-606-0941
Email: Scjones@okdrs.gov

Counties Served:

Creek Osage Pawnee
Tulsa

Western Area

BSP Liaison Christine Wishon

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

Counties Served:

Alfalfa
Beaver
Beckham
Blaine
Cimmarron
Custer
DEWEY
Ellis
Garfield
Grant
Greer
Harmon
HARPER

Jackson
Kay
Kingfisher
Kiowa
Major
NOBLE

Payne
Roger Mills
Texas
Washita
Woods
Woodward

 

Business Services Program

907 S. Detroit
Tulsa, OK 74120

Office: (918) 551-4953

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Last Modified on Jan 07, 2021