Ticket to Work/Self Sufficiency Program

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    Taxonomy Code: ND-6500.8870

    A voluntary employment program that increases the choices and opportunities for eligible Social Security disability beneficiaries to obtain employment, vocational rehabilitation and other support services from public and private providers, employers and other organizations without endangering their disability benefits including health care coverage. Beneficiaries receive a Ticket which they may use to obtain services and jobs from state vocational rehabilitation agencies or organizations that have been designated as Employment Networks (EN) by the program. Once a beneficiary assigns his or her ticket to an EN or vocational rehabilitation agency, the provider works with them to develop a written individual work plan which documents desired employment goals and helps the individual return to work or work for the first time. The Employment Network or state rehabilitation agency bills the Social Security Administration (SSA) using the ticket claim account number. The SSA determines eligibility for the program.

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    New Horizon Vocational Center (Glenwood Springs Office) - Center for IndependenceNHVC offers people with disabilities the opportunity to build relationships, foster education and vocational skills, and to access services and support needed to sustain life and employment. Members will find opportunities in the following areas: -Job seeking assistance -Computer skills -Janitorial Services Training -Restaurant training such as menu planning, budgeting, shopping, cooking, serving, safe food handling, etc. -Interpersonal skills -Resume writing, application completion, and interviewing skills -Community volunteering -Fundraising -Outreach -Transit Training -Small business skills Transportation for staff and consumers provided if needed to attend the class.Garfield CountyCenter for Independence (Glenwood Springs Office)Center for Independence
    New Horizon Vocational Center (Mesa County) - Center for IndependenceNHVC offers people with disabilities the opportunity to build relationships, foster education and vocational skills, and to access services and support needed to sustain life and employment. Members will find opportunities in the following areas: -Job seeking assistance -Computer skills -Janitorial Services Training -Restaurant training such as menu planning, budgeting, shopping, cooking, serving, safe food handling, etc. -Interpersonal skills -Resume writing, application completion, and interviewing skills -Community volunteering -Fundraising -Outreach -Transit Training -Small business skillsMesa CountyCenter for Independence (Grand Junction Office)Center for Independence
    New Horizon Vocational Center (Montrose Office) - Center for IndependenceNHVC offers people with disabilities the opportunity to build relationships, foster education and vocational skills, and to access services and support needed to sustain life and employment. Members will find opportunities in the following areas: -Job seeking assistance -Computer skills -Janitorial Services Training -Restaurant training such as menu planning, budgeting, shopping, cooking, serving, safe food handling, etc. -Interpersonal skills -Resume writing, application completion, and interviewing skills -Community volunteering -Fundraising -Outreach -Transit Training -Small business skills Transportation for staff and consumers provided if needed to attend the class.Montrose CountyCenter for Independence (Montrose Office)Center for Independence

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