Welcome to the new home of Employment First!

Same content. New look. Please refer to the below links for updates on everything Employment First.

  • Oregon Employment First Training Manual
  • Oregon Developmental Disability Employment Support This website has information about the Employment First Initiative; Events and Materials; Find a Provider; Keys for Case Managers; Outcomes and Data; and Success Stories related to people in Oregon and employment.
  • In 2008, the State of Oregon released it’s Employment First Policy for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Oregon DDS Policy – HERE
  • Oregon Employment First Plan – HERE
  • Executive Order 15-01- HERE
  • State of Oregon Employment First Impementation – HERE

Oregon Employment First Final Reports:






Oregon Transformation Project Final Reports:


Meet the Oregon Team:

Debra McLean

Senior Program Manager

Robyn Slocom

Program Manager

Emily Harris

Program Manager

Jenny Crook

Program Manager

Beth McKenney

Ops and Comms Coordinator