Through a network of Account Representatives across the state, the Center establishes and maintains relationships with Tennessee businesses to increase employment opportunities for individuals served by the Tennessee DHS Division of Rehabilitation Services. These Center Representatives conduct marketing, education and outreach activities designed to engage the business community. Through these activities, the Center provides statewide disability resources and employment services to assist Tennessee businesses in recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities.
Overall Program Objectives:
- Conduct and/or participate in marketing and public relations activities to promote the employment of people with disabilities through the business outreach of DRS Corporate Connections.
- Provide resources and employment services to Tennessee companies to increase employment opportunities for individuals served by TN DRS.
- Partner with TN DRS to achieve the goals of the agency’s statewide employment program.
- Conduct activities that promote the development of community business leaders.
Corporate Connections Brochure: An Employment Resource for Tennessee Businesses
Account Representatives: Corporate Connections Statewide Staff Directory
Additional Disability Employment Services:
The Center also provides training and technical assistance for Tennessee community rehabilitation service providers through our TN Regional Employment Consultants.
For more information, please contact:
Stephanie Cowherd, Associate Director
877-340-0546 (toll free in TN) or 865-974-9178
These services funded by the Tennessee Department of Human Services-Division of Rehabilitation Services.