Resources for Employers

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National Resources

Disability:IN is a national non-profit that helps business drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace. Your business partner for disability inclusion, Link to Disability:IN

Employer Assistance & Resource Network (EARN) provides free consulting services and resources to support the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities.
1-866-327-6669Link to Employer Assistance & Resource Network

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can be contacted for further information regarding tax incentives for employers to people with disabilities.
1-800-829-4933Link to Internal Revenue Service

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides information about accommodations and related issues to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities.
1-800-526-7234Link to Job Accommodation Network

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) through the Department of Labor provides leadership on disability employment policies and practices through research yielding authoritative and credible data on employment of people with disabilities.
1-866-487-2365Link to Office of Disability Employment Policy 

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) offers a variety disability employment resources.
1-800-283-7476Link to Society for Human Resource Management

The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) is a multi-faceted initiative promoting the employment, retention, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption, and promotion of accessible technology. To learn more, visit Link to the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology

Rocky Mountain ADA Center serves individuals and organizations throughout Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota with training and resources on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Link to Rocky Mountain ADA Center

Local Resources

Communication Services for the Deaf (CSD)’s vision is to provide employment services for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard-of-hearing.
605-367-5760Link to Communication Services for the Deaf

DakotAbilities provides job placement to individuals with significant disabilities.
605-334-4220Link to DakotAbilities

Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) assists individuals with disabilities to obtain employment, economic self-sufficiency, personal independence, and full inclusion into society.
605-367-5330Link to Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services

Department of Human Services, Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (SBVI) provides individualized rehabilitation services that result in optimal employment and independent living outcomes for citizens who are blind or visually impaired.
605-367-5330Link to Department of Human Services, Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired

Department of Labor helps employers in the local area deal with various labor issues and helps job applicants identify opportunities and prepare for productive employment.
605-367-5300Link to Department of Labor

Goodwill of the Great Plains offers pre-vocational programs and community supported employment.
605-731-1930Link to Goodwill of the Great Plains

LifeScape works to create career goals, perform assessments, work with area businesses, and provide job coaching for people with developmental disabilities.
605-444-9500Link to LifeScape

Southeastern Behavioral helps persons with psychiatric disabilities with job assistance and tools through their Employment Connection program.
605-336-0503Link to Southeastern Behavioral

Teachwell Solutions offers resources for students, educators, and employers alike in schools throughout Sioux Falls and the surrounding areas, including Project Search and career readiness programs.
605-367-7680Link to TeachWell

Volunteers of America-Dakotas offers job skills training, employment search support, and job coaching for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
605-334-1414Link to Volunteers of America-Dakotas