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Ticket to Work's New Online Tool Tutorial Video


Are you ready to Find Help on your journey to employment? Spend a few minutes watching this tutorial video to learn about the Find Help tool.

Video iconThe video will take you through scenarios using the simple and advanced search to locate national, regional, or local service providers and get details on an EN’s performance, called the EN Report Card.

Subscribe to the official Ticket to Work YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/choosework to receive notifications about success stories and other videos offered by the Ticket to Work program!

The Find Help tool is a simple and easy way to get help today. Social Security wants you to feel good about your choice and your journey to self-sufficiency. Get started with Ticket to Work and learn your way to a better future!

Visit www.socialsecurity.gov/work and start your search now!



Working at Home Can Change Your Life

We receive many comments asking whether working from home is a possibility with the Ticket to Work program. The answer is yes, it can be!
Lori Adler is a Ticket to Work Participant and Public Relations Specialist for Employment Options, Inc. Read her story of working at home on Disability.gov's Disability blog at http://usodep.blogs.govdelivery.com/2012/10/24/working-at-home-can-change-your-life.



Preventing and Managing Overpayments: A Webinar for Social Security Beneficiaries

Join us on March 28 to learn how you can prevent and manage overpayments of your Social Security benefits. This special Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) webinar will teach you about:

WISE webinars are for people who receive Social Security benefits and others who want to learn about the Ticket to Work program and Work Incentives. WISE webinars are free and fully accessible from your phone and computer. Each webinar includes an informational presentation and a question and answer session. This WISE webinar will be held on March 28 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m., EST.

If you cannot make the live event, want to watch the webinar again, or are looking for a particular webinar topic, visit our webinar library.

When you are ready to find a good job that leads to a good career and a better self-supporting future, attend a WISE webinar! Our next WISE webinar is March 28, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. EST.  Register online or call 1-866-968-7842 (V) or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY/TDD).


Social Security's Ticket to Work Program Launches 2011 Online Report Cards for Employment Networks!

Each year, Social Security’s Ticket to Work program publishes Employment Network (EN) Report Cards. The 2011 EN Report Cards are now available!

An EN can help you prepare for, find and keep work. EN Report Cards help people with disabilities choose an EN that can best serves their needs. Picking the right EN can help you reach your career goals.

EN Report Cards provide you with valuable information on the services ENs offer and about their performance. For example, they show you how many clients the EN has served and how many the EN has helped to get and keep a job. When the data is available, the EN Report Card also shows a customer’s satisfaction.

Check out an EN Report Card now!


Social Security Encourages Ticket Program Service Providers, Community Partners to Host February 29 WISE Webinar Viewing Party

Social Security invites Ticket to Work service providers and community partners to organize a “WISE Webinar Viewing Party” for our upcoming webinar titled, You Asked. We Answer. Work Incentives That Work For You.  The 90-minute webinar on February 29 addresses many frequently asked questions and goes into detail on topics such as Substantial Gainful Activity, Trial Work Period, and Earned Income Exclusion. A WISE Webinar Viewing Party can be a great opportunity for service providers to meet Ticket-eligible beneficiaries and their family members, talk with them about their employment goals, and help them learn more about Ticket to Work and Work Incentives.

The best part is that we made it easy to host a WISE Webinar Viewing Party by providing a tool kit of easy-to-use, downloadable materials below. The tool kit includes resources to help service providers plan, promote, and facilitate their viewing party.

Planning Resources:

Customizable Promotion Resources:

Facilitation Resources:

The WISE webinar, You Asked. We Answer. Work Incentives That Work For You, will be held on Wednesday, February 29 at 1:00 p.m. EST. If you plan to participate, we encourage you to register at www.choosework.net/wise. You will receive a confirmation message with webinar details including captioning information.

If you have questions about hosting a WISE Webinar Viewing Party, contact us at chooseworkquestions@gmail.com.