The Ticket to Work program provides Social Security disability beneficiaries who want to work with access to free employment support services via Ticket to Work service providers.

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Matt's Story

Matt began receiving SSDI when his hearing loss interfered with consistent employment, but he still wanted to have a fulfilling career and become financially independent. Thanks to the Ticket program, Matt had people in his corner who helped him. Find out how Matt succeeded. Read today!

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What is Ticket to Work?

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Ready to Work?

There are five ways you can learn more and get started today!

Whether you are just considering working, ready to find a service provider to help you, are looking for a job, or already working and want to keep on the road to financial independence, explore the Path to Work to learn more at every part of your journey.

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Find Help to Reach a Better Future

Ticket to Work service providers are standing ready to help you start or continue on your path to a better future. Use our Find Help tool to find a variety of Ticket to Work service providers that can help you understand how work will affect your benefits, provide you training, assist in your job search, and protect your rights.

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Work Incentives Seminar Events (WISE)

Are you interested in learning about how work will affect your Social Security benefits? Social Security hosts free online Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) webinars. WISE webinars can help you and your family members learn about the Ticket to Work program and other Social Security Work Incentives.

Did You Receive a Call from 1-855-835-0010 or 1-855-453-7196? The phone call you received was from Social Security's Ticket to Work program. Read More...

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Want to Work? Meet Ben!

Meet Ben. He wants to work, but has questions. Watch Ben's journey and learn more about how Social Security's Ticket to Work can help you achieve greater financial independence by providing you access to free employment support services.

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Meet Your Employment Team

Want to know more about the service providers that can help you? Learn what EN, VR, WF, WIPA and PABSS organizations are and how they will help you achieve your goal of a better future.

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Wage Reporting

Whether you are receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), it is very important that you keep Social Security informed about your work and how much money, or wages, you are making.

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Real People, Real Success Stories

Hear the real stories from actual Social Security Disability beneficiaries of how they took advantage of the free employment services provided by the Ticket to Work program to put themselves on the path to a better self-supporting future.

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Find a Job

Searching for a job can be overwhelming. There are so many places online to look for job postings that it's hard to know where to begin. We've added a new resource to our website to help you get started.

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Did You Get Mail from Social Security?

Did you recently receive a letter from Social Security about the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency program? View a sample of the letter and learn more about how you can access free employment support resources from Ticket to Work.

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Program Administration Information

Visit Social Security’s Work Site for policy and programmatic information about the Ticket to Work program. You can also learn more about the Office of Research, Demonstration and Employment Support, which administers the program.

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Visit the Site for Service Providers

The YourTicketToWork.ssa.gov website is for Employment Networks and State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies participating in the Social Security Administration Ticket to Work and Self Sufficiency Program. Check out the website frequently for upcoming events and Ticket to Work updates. You can also download our Service Provider Outreach Toolkit here.