The Arc of the Quad Cities Area is an Employment Network provider with the Social Security Administration. This allows The Arc to be assigned “tickets” under the Ticket to Work program. Ticket to Work is Social Security’s program to encourage disability recipients to return to work.
Ticket to Work expands the vocational services available to people on SSDI and SSI and provides additional protections to people’s disability benefits as incentives for them to attempt to return to work. Under the Ticket to Work program, vocational services, nonprofits, and other entities become Employment Networks (ENs). Employment Networks are available to provide vocational training, job readiness training, resumé writing classes, and other vocational services to SSDI and SSI beneficiaries. Some ENs specialize in providing services only to people with specific disabilities (such as developmental disabilities), while others serve all beneficiaries irrespective of the nature of their disabilities. The Arc of the Quad Cities Area can serve all beneficiaries regardless of disability.
Learn more about Ticket to Work is HERE
Or call the Ticket to Work Help Line: 866-968-7842 (voice) 866-833-2967 (TTY)