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MRS for Business
Business Network Division
The Business Network Division (BND) supports Michigan Rehabilitation Services in serving the client customer and the business customer throughout the state. Comprised of Business Relations Consultants, Rehabilitation Specialists and Occupational Therapists who are subject matter experts, BND facilitates the dual customer approach to vocational rehabilitation.
The Business Network Division is composed of two units: the Business Services Unit and the Disability Management Unit.
Business Services Unit
The Business Services Unit is comprised of Business Relations Consultants (BRCs) who serve businesses within specific geographic areas known as Prosperity Regions. These experienced vocational rehabilitation counselors specialize in supporting businesses by helping them meet their need for qualified talent, identifying barriers, setting up accommodations and providing consultation and education to the business based on their unique needs. The business services consultants map identifies the consultant for each region in the state, along with their contact information.
Disability Management Unit
The Disability Management Unit is comprised of Rehabilitation Specialists and Occupational Therapists who provide assessments, recommend accommodations and consult with businesses and counselors on behalf of the client customers throughout the state. These may include assessment of Worksite and Task Chair, Assistive Technology, Transferable Skills, Labor Market, ADA Accessibility, and educational accommodations. Training is provided to clients and businesses to support a diverse workforce.
Business Network Division Request Form
Would you like to request business services from MRS? If you would like to find out more about how MRS can help your business thrive, submit a request form and have the Business Relations Consultant in your area contact you.
Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) partners with businesses in many ways to:
- Recruit, maintain, and retrain qualified individuals to save time and money.
- Assist to engage in the interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for employees to disabilities.
- Create a truly inclusive workplace culture.
MRS can assist employers and employees to identify and implement reasonable accommodations through the interactive process.
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Services
MRS can help businesses understand and implement ADA requirements through consultation, education, guidance, and training.
Connections to Partner Assets and Services
Staff Retention and Career Development
You have invested a lot into your employees, and you want to retain them. MRS can provide services to support staff retention efforts.
MRS works to connect businesses with qualified job candidates to create an inclusive workforce within and outside of Michigan using resources such as the NET and TAP.
Find Qualified Candidates for STEMM Positions
Are you a company in a STEMM field that’s looking to fill open positions? Partner with STEMM-Up and you can get access to a pool of eager candidates, and support people with disabilities in your community. Visit the STEMM-Up website to learn more about the many ways you can get involved.
TALENT ACQUISITION PORTAL®
Are you an employer in the private or public sector wanting to hire talent? The Talent Acquisition Portal (TAP) helps Michigan businesses and employers tap into the largest talent pool of qualified individuals with disabilities.
TAP is led by the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation in partnership with disABLEDperson, Inc.
Request services for your business!
Customer assistance telephone number:
517-241-0314 or Toll free: 1-888-271-8337
All accessibility issues and concerns related to the MRS website can be communicated to the above contact information.
To request services for a business, use the below form:
BND Request Form
Or find the office nearest you by using the below locator:
MRS Office Locator