The Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS) partners with businesses interested in the inclusion of people with disabilities into the workforce. We can help meet your workforce needs and expand your market share. We connect your business with qualified employees and services in your area, as well as nationwide resources that can support your business. BRS can also connect your business with other Maine-based businesses that hire people with disabilities and who are willing to share their experience. For more information, contact BRS's Business Relations Specialist.
Why integrate employes with disabilities in your workforce?
BRS provides no cost services
According to Maine's Center for Workforce Research and Information:
Maine has an untapped workforce!
"We believe that broadening our workforce by employing people with disabilities is not only the right thing to do, but it makes good business sense and has benefits which will reverberate across our company and community. The FlexiCenter is an example of business collaborating with state government and private agencies to deliver an incredible opportunity for an amazing group of people."
Felicia Coney, Site Manager, Tambrands; A Procter and Gamble Company
BRS also connects businesses with community resources and networks that support diversity and workforce needs including:
- Employment for ME
- Maine Business Leadership Network
- United States Business Leadership Network
- Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
- Society for Human Resources Management Maine State Council
- Think Beyond the Label
- Job Accommodation Network
- C.S.A.V.R - National Employment Team (The NET)
- American's Heroes at Work
- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
- Work Opportunity Tax Credit
- Federal Bonding Program
- Destination Occupation
For more information and/or assistance please contact:
Phone: (207) 623-7942
TTY: Please use Relay 711
Fax: (207) 287-5292
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