- Job seekers can learn about the Ticket to Work program online
- Work found through the program can be placed through 2 different options
- Support email and help line is available for those with questions
In the land of opportunity individuals with disabilities who want to work SHOULD WORK. One way those who fall into this category can make working a reality is through participation in the Ticket to Work program. Individuals who want to learn more about how the program can assist in the search for work can go to the Choose Work page and click the Find a Job tab.
A Quick Overview of Ticket to Work
- The program can help individuals with disabilities connect with job search resources and special hiring programs (is not a direct hiring program)
- Program participants will receive service providers who are specialized in job placement (many of the service providers have relationships with employers)
- Ticket to Work can help participants find work through the federal government (Schedule A) or through federal contractors (Section 503)
- Those who choose work through Schedule A will not have to worry about competing with non-disabled job seekers for the desired position
- Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act prohibits businesses that work the the federal government from discrimination against people who have disabilities
Participants who have questions about the program can send Ticket to Work a message through the link provided at the Choose Work page (email address is firstname.lastname@example.org). Those who would rather attempt to get answers through a simple phone cal can contact the Ticket to Work Help Line Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM Eastern Time.
Ticket to Work Help Line
- 866-833-2967 (TTY)