Did you know every state has a vocational rehabilitation agency (VR) that helps people with disabilities meet their employment goals? Learn more from the first of three Ticket Talk podcasts highlighting the free services VRs provide people with disabilities who want to work.

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Access to Employment Support Services for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries Who Want to Work
 
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State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (VRs): A Good Place to Start Exploring Your Employment Support Options

Dec 11, 2014

Did you know every state has a vocational rehabilitation agency (VR) that helps people with disabilities meet their employment goals? Learn more from the first of three Ticket Talk podcasts highlighting the free services VRs provide people with disabilities who want to work.

Vocational rehabilitation agencies have helped more than 1.2 million people with disabilities gain job skills, prepare for job interviews and request accommodations to help them to be successful on the job. In some states, VRs may also provide job placement assistance and counseling on the effect that working may have on Social Security disability benefits.

If you or someone you know receives disability benefits and wants to work, this podcast will explain how VRs can be an important part of your employment team. Listen to the podcast or read the transcript.

Ticket to Work helps people with disabilities transition from benefits to employment. For more information on Ticket to Work, visit www.socialsecurity.gov/work or call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 (V) or 1- 866-833-2967 (TTY).