Vocational Rehabilitation

Ron Baker, VR Director, Ext. 4301
Kayla Tesch, VR Counselor, Ext. 4303
Gina Bundy, VR Counselor, Ext. 4302
P.O Box 728
Perkins, OK 74059
Phone: (405) 547-2402
Fax: (405) 547-1090


The purpose of the Iowa Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (ITOVR) is to provide services to American Indians with disabilities residing within the ITOVR designation following seven county area: Kay, Logan, Lincoln, Noble, Pawnee, Payne, and Pottawatomie. These services are consistent with individual strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, and most importantly, informed choice, so that American Indians with disabilities may prepare for and engage in gainful employment. Links are below for Tribal and State of Oklahoma applications.


Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Vocational Rehabilitation & Transitional Services Application

OKDRS Vocational Rehabilitation & Visual Services Application



  • Reside within the ITOVR seven counties service area.
  • Must be enrolled in a federally recognized tribe.
  • Must have a physical or mental disability documented by a physician. Disability must be impediment to employment.
  • Must be able to benefit from vocational rehabilitation services, resulting in obtaining/retaining competitive employment or enhancing current employment.

Transition Services

Our mission for the Vocational Rehabilitation Transitional Services program is to develop specialized services to American Indian High School students with disabilities transition from school to work or post-secondary education. Services that we can provide to those who quality are assistance in testing fees (ACT/SAT), provide resume building, work clothing for new jobs, tuition assistance, assistive devices such as hearing aids, walkers, wheelchairs, eye glasses, along physical and mental evaluations. For more information about our Transitional services Program view link below.

Transition Services brochure


Southern Satellite Office

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Workforce and Social Services
1540 Workforce Drive
Shawnee, OK 74801