Community Partnerships and Outreach

  • OCCK staff were appointed by the Governor to serve on the Kansas Rehabilitation Services Council
  • In partnership with the City of Salina and the Kansas Department of Transportation, OCCK operates and manages the CityGo fixed-route transit service, including a fleet of buses, drivers, support staff, 150 bus stops, and a service area that covers more than 70 percent of the city. CityGo does not replace any of OCCK’s current transportation services; it simply expands them and increases the number of potential riders served.
  • OCCK is involved with the North Central Kansas Regional Transportation Network.
  • All House and Senate candidates were invited to attend informational meetings with OCCK.
  • OCCK representatives served on the I/DD Kancare Pilot Project Task Force, the Self Direction Statewide Workgroup, Challenging Behavior Committee, and Certification Development Teams.
  • OCCK organizes and supports Salina’s only Employment Expo, with nearly 40 employers attending and approximately 600 participants.
  • OCCK staff appointed by Governor to serve on the Kansas Employment First Oversight Committee
  • OCCK staff serves as a board member for the Quality of Life Coalition in Dickinson County

Community, State, and National Involvement

  • The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)
  • ACCSES, The Voice of Disability Service Providers
  • APSE, Advancing Employment, Connecting People
  • Inter-National Association of Business, Industry & Rehabilitation (I-NABIR)
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
  • Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA)
  • Kansas Public Transit Association (KPTA)
  • Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • InterHab, Resource Network for Kansans with Disabilities
  • Abilene Chamber of Commerce
  • Beloit Chamber of Commerce
  • Belleville Chamber of Commerce
  • Concordia Chamber of Commerce
  • Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce
  • Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce
  • Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
  • Mankato Chamber of Commerce
  • Salina Chamber of Commerce
  • Tri-County Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Interhab Executive Committee
  • Appointed by the Governor to the Employment First Commission
  • Salina Downtown Inc.
  • AMBUCS, Breakfast Bandits
  • AMBUCS, Noon Networks
  • Concordia Rotary
  • Salina Rotary
  • Mitchell County Foundation Board
  • Salina Human Relations Commission
  • City of Salina Accessibility Advisory Board
  • Brain Injury Association of Kansas
  • Kansas State Rehabilitation Council
  • Crisis Prevention Institute Member
  • Salina Area Young Professionals
  • State Use Law Vendor
  • Kansas Challenging Behavior Workgroup
  • Republic Resource Center Council
  • Cloud County Children & Youth Committee

Serving for More Than 50 Years

In 2020, OCCK celebrated 50 years of serving people with short or long-term disabilities. We invite you to find out more about our extensive history!

OCCK History