The Oregon Forward Program, formerly known as the QRF Program, fulfills a state law supporting meaningful work opportunities for Oregonians living with physical, mental, and developmental disabilities. Through a network of qualified nonprofit contractors, a uniquely skilled and diverse workforce is trained and employed to provide goods and services procured by state and local government agencies.
Oregon Forward is a state-run purchasing program promoting meaningful job opportunities for adults living with disabilities. Oregon’s Department of Administrative Services (DAS) oversees a network of qualified nonprofit providers, Oregon Forward Contractors or OFCs, that fulfill a variety of public agency product and service needs across the state. The Oregon Forward program supports productive lives and helps create bright futures by fulfilling the needs of state and local government agencies.