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The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska.

Ade' ndadz dengit'a?
(Deg Xinag)
"Hello, how are you?"

Business Enterprise Program

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation's (DVR) Business Enterprise Program (BEP) provides employment opportunities to people who experience blindness and other severe disabilities by establishing businesses such as food service, gift shops and vending machines, which these individuals manage. The businesses are operated on federal and state property, as mandated under the Randolph-Sheppard Act and the Chance Act. Interested individuals should contact their DVR counselor or the BEP coordinator.

List of Business Enterprise Program Vendors

BEP Policy and Related Links

For more information, contact:

BEP Coordinator
3301 Eagle Street, Suite 302
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Voice/TDD: 907-269-7492
Alaska Relay: (800) 770-8369