Maybe you would like to work, but feel as though you need training before you enter the workplace. There are many programs and resources, such as the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) that are available to train you for a job, or help pay for college classes and other types of education you may need.
To learn more about OVR, visit the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
If you want to contact an employer provider directly, you can go to the Resources page of this website to do a search to find a resource near you. You will find other resources relating to workplace accommodations and job training opportunities as well.
Ticket to Work is an employment program designed to help those who are receiving Social Security disability benefits and want to work.
The Ticket to Work program can help you:
If you qualify for Ticket to Work, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will assign you a ticket, which can be given to an Employment Network who will help you find a job. An Employment Network is an approved agency that offers services to help people with disabilities find a job, get job training and more.
An Employment Network is an approved agency that helps people find employment, get job training and receive other support services.
Throughout Pennsylvania there are many Employment Networks that you can choose from! The Employment Networks are listed by the counties in which they serve. You can use the Resources - Search feature of our website to choose the region and find an employer network that is close to you.
For additonal information on these resources you can also call the Works for me Helpline at 1-877-268-9894.