Social Security’s Ticket to Work program supports career development for people with disabilities who want to work. The program is free, voluntary and helps people with disabilities progress toward financial independence. If you are age 18 through 64 and receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) you qualify for the program! Click here to figure out if Ticket to Work may be right for you.
Choosing to work can change your life. The Ticket to Work and Work Incentives programs allow you to keep your Medicaid and Medicare benefits while you explore employment and gain work experience. To obtain counseling and job search support from JVS to successfully transition to employment, call Debra Silver at (248) 233-4233.
Career and Educational Planning
Through customized assessments, individuals gauge their interests, skills, motivators and work styles so they can make informed decisions about their future careers and goals.
Job Search Support
Job seekers receive a variety of services to learn the latest job search techniques. Workshops are held monthly on topics such as Winning Resumes, Ace the Interview and LinkedIn. Once employment is achieved, JVS will provide ongoing support.
Job seekers receive support and job leads at optional weekly meetings to make new connections and hone their networking skills.