- July 29, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
TULSA – For decades, people with developmental disabilities in the Tulsa area have been able to live with greater independence thanks to Brighter Day Inc., begun by a Cherokee Nation citizen.
Roy Payton started Brighter Day in 1990 after he saw a need for additional residential services following the closing of Hissom Memorial Center in Sand Springs. He began Brighter Day with the assistance of his wife Pam Brown.
“It was slow at first, but as our reputation for providing high quality care grew so did the size of the organization,” Payton said. “Today Brighter Day employees over 100 full-time and part-time staff and has a reputation for being a great place to work.”
Brighter Day hires “Direct Care Staff” to help clients live as independently as possible in their homes, following individualized plans with the assistance of professionals to help with decisions about work, recreation and daily living activities…