- About ODC
- Agency ADA Coordinators
2501 N. Utah
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107-1229
Phone: (405) 946-4489
Video: (405) 445-7314
Fax: (405) 943-9710
Dale Rogers Training Center (DRTC) supports people with disabilities through paid vocational training, in-house programs and work opportunities, as well as competitive employment. DRTC offers a wide variety of services and work opportunities.
Employment—DRTC has federal contracts with Tinker Air Force Base, providing custodial and food service, as well as FAA, Federal Courthouse, Federal Post Office, Lockheed Martin, the new Oklahoma City Federal Building and the Murrah Plaza (custodial). These jobs offer highly competitive pay and benefits and provide the opportunity to improve hard and soft work skills.
Papa Murphy’s— DRTC is the first nonprofit to own a Papa’s Murphy’s franchise located at NW 23rd and Pennsylvania in OKC, creating additional job opportunities for people with disabilities.
Employment Services— Helps people obtain and maintain community jobs. An Employment Training Specialist (ETS) helps match an individual’s capabilities and skills with job openings in the area, works alongside the participant during the first several days to learn the job (at no cost to the employer), then eventually fades from the site as the participant becomes skilled at their new job.
Mobile Workforce— A crew of up to 8 people along with a trained staff member, works at local businesses alongside their employees.
School-to-Work Transition— Program for high school juniors and seniors with disabilities focuses on community job exploration and learning transferable job skills to prepare the students for work upon graduation.
Vocational Services— Gives individuals the opportunity to earn a paycheck through a variety of subcontract work options from many different companies. Participants may also learn work skills at DRTC’s entrepreneurial divisions:
Prism Place— Manufactures acrylic awards and trophies. Prism Place is one of two companies in the United States that hand sands, polishes and buffs its acrylic awards.
Wyman Frame— Makes quality picture frames. Wyman Frame is the official picture frame provider for the state of Oklahoma.
Special Needs Program— Offers a choice of work, activities, social opportunities and classes including sign language, cooking and gardening. This program also provides 1-1 support for individuals with multiple disabilities.
Camp Tumbleweed— Offers teenagers and young adults (13-21 years old) with disabilities a summer camp experience and opportunity to work on social skills which engaging in arts and crafts, educational games, field trips, etc. during the summer break.
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