Employment First Provider
An Employment First Partnership Provider is a certified service provider approved by both The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD). This partnership ensures the continuity of service delivery to support people along their path to community employment.
Dually certified providers have the unique capability to offer Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services to those eligible for DD services, fostering comprehensive support for a successful journey to employment.
Want to become an approved Employment First Partnership Provider?
What are training requirements for staff to provide services under an employment first partnership provider?
Effective July 1, 2020, OOD and DODD have revised Professional Development Requirements. Click here for more details about requirements.