Job Seekers with Disabilities

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Job Seekers with Disabilities:

WorkOne welcomes all job seekers and provides reasonable accommodations to ensure that its buildings, programs and services are accessible to all. 

Click here to find the WorkOne location closest to you. Come in and get connected with the services you need. 

Reasonable Accommodations:

Materials in alternative formats and reasonable accommodation are provided to job seekers upon request.  Depending upon the specific request, advance notice may be required.  Visit your local WorkOne office to inquire about reasonable accommodations and/or receive information on services offered. 

Assistive Technology:                                                                              

The WorkOne offices in South Bend and Elkhart have new workstations that contain assistive technology designed to help jobseekers with disabilities in their search for gainful employment.  They include adjustable workstations, articulating arm supports, large print keyboards and ultra HD video magnifier.  Also WorkOne team members have participated in ongoing training to learn new strategies for assisting individuals with disabilities in their job search.

Employment Services:

We provide services in both individual and group settings.  Some locations may require you to attend an orientation session to identify the services you are eligible for or fit your individual needs.  Visit your local WorkOne center to find out how to get started.

Employment Network:  

WorkOne of Northern Indiana is an Employment Network for SSA’s Ticket to Work program.  Ticket to Work is a free and voluntary program for Social Security beneficiaries who want to go to work, get a good job that may lead to a career, and become financially independent.  If you receive Social Security benefits, are between the ages of 16 and 64 and want to work, you may already qualify.  Contact our Ticket to Work liaison to find out more about Ticket and other Social Security benefits for those who want to return to work.

 

Useful Websites:

The United States Department of Labor – Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

Getting Hired

Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Ticket to Work