Reasons You May Not Qualify For Our Services
#1 You are not on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or non-retirement Supplemental Insurance (SSI).
#2 You are under 18 years of age or over 64
#3 You only want to work part-time and you have used up your 9 month trial work period.
#4 Your ticket is not assignable.
Why can’t you help me if I am not on SSDI or SSDI? We wish we could help everyone! However, Ticket to Work is a federal program that our company helps administer through job placement. Therefore,we can only help those on SSDI or non-retirement SSI per program guidelines.
Are there other government agencies that can help me find a job for free? Your state department of Vocational Rehabilitation may be able to help you. Click here to find a list by state.
Are there other free ways to get help finding a job? One way is through Career One Stop which has computers and resources to help you find a job.
Is there a book you suggest for finding a job? The easiest and most positive approach is through Employment Options: The Ultimate Resource for Job Seekers with Disabilities and other Challenges by Paula Reuben Vieillet.
If I have already assigned my ticket, can I sign it over to you? It is possible but you may need to dis-assign your ticket or close your VR case.
Do you help people with hearing or speaking difficulties? None of our work at home employers currently have the technology to accommodate these challenges nor do we have any work from home “chat only” jobs. We hope to develop partnerships with work at home employers interested in accessing this untapped talent base.
Do you have any work at home jobs for those who have problems reading normally? None of our work at home employers’ software is compatible with JAWS and ZOOMTECH.
How much sitting is in a work at home job? Sitting is an essential job function of most at-home customer service jobs. If sitting up to 4 hours is too much for you, you can either have a desk where you can stand or you can also explore placement in community-based jobs. New applicants can complete an on-line pre-qualify form and choose Option #2 for Community-based work: http://myemploymentoptions.com/for-job-seekers/.
How can I learn more about computers and to type faster? Check out the tutorials on the Microsoft site here. To test your typing go take a quick typing test or for some free typing tutorials follow this link.
Are there legitimate work at home jobs available through the Internet? TryWorldwide Work At Home. Also, here is a quick video clip to determine if a work from home job is a scam and the minimum qualifications that most work from home employers need. Follow this link to view.
What if I want to start my own business? We currently do not provide any support for self-employment. However, if you wish to start your own business Joe Tarshis of Careers Beyond Disability specializes in self-employment.
Are there services for me if I am already working? Yes, you are welcome to enjoy many of our post-employment services including benefits counseling and career advancement.
For more questions and answers about the program, visit our Frequently Asked questions page.