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.
"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
If you answered yes to any of the above, The Maine Department of Labor’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) would like to tell you about Progressive Employment.
Progressive Employment meets the needs of employers and Maine youth with disabilities by matching them to activities such as:
The three videos below highlight the benefits of the Progressive Employment Model and the individualized approach leading to successful employment.
Progressive Employment Model
For more information and/or assistance please contact:
Darcy Brockman, Business Relations Consultant
Maine Department of Labor
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
151 Jetport Blvd.
Portland, ME 04102
- Phone: (207) 822-3343
TTY: Please use Relay 711
Fax: (207) 775-7870
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