Ticket to Work

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Program Overview

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As a member of the National Employment Network of the Social Security Administration’s “Ticket to Work” program, Ability Beyond helps individuals all over the country achieve their employment goals so they may reach financial self-sufficiency through full time work.

Ticket to Work

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Ability Beyond is a national service provider for the Social Security’s Ticket to Work Program, which supports career development for Social Security disability beneficiaries age 18 through 64 who want to work.

The program is free to people who receive Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and who are looking to return to the workforce, increase their employment, maintain their current job, or those wishing to pursue career advancement or new opportunities. Services are offered via phone, email, online or in-person.

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Services Available:

Individuals Seeking to Return to the Workforce/Increase their employment

  • Career Exploration and Counseling
  • Benefits Consultation and Work Incentives Planning
  • Resume and Cover Letter Preparation
  • Expertise in Current Labor Trends
  • Interview Skill Development
  • Assistance with Job Applications
  • Job Leads and Networking
  • Guidance Surrounding Disclosure
  • Positive ongoing support and encouragement

Individuals Seeking to Maintain Employment

  • Job coaching
  • Conflict resolution and support
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Advancement
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Ongoing Benefits Consultation
  • Expertise with Reasonable Accommodations and the ADA
  • Positive ongoing support and encouragement



Ticket to Work Programs FAQs

How does Ability Beyond provide the same high quality supported employment services to people living in other states, as they do at their local offices in CT and NY?
At Ability Beyond, we care about the individuals we serve and are committed to their success. We strive to develop strong partnerships with each of our clients to truly understand their individual needs and strengths while providing the necessary services and supports to help each individual meet and often exceed their unique employment goals. We also utilize the most cutting edge technology to provide a virtual working experience that is remarkably effective at helping people get back to work and become self-supporting and financially secure.
Why should I assign my Ticket to Ability Beyond?
Ability Beyond has over 50 years of experience helping people with disabilities to find and maintain employment. We’ll develop a plan to help you get back to work based on your specific needs and interests. Our caring, professional and highly experienced Employment Specialists have placed hundreds of individuals into jobs and careers that meet our client’s unique preferences, skills and qualifications.
Are Supported Employment Services provided by Ability Beyond’s Ticket To Work program really free?
Yes! Quality employment services designed to help our clients return to work and become self-sufficient are absolutely free at no cost to the individuals we serve.


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Meet the people we serve and hear their stories


"Ability helped me rebuild my life."

Our Employment Programs helped Scott overcome challenges and get his life back in order.


“Ability has given me confidence and hope.”

After high school, Bill was determined to get a good job and be a valuable employee – and his dream is now a reality.


“My favorite part of the job is helping patients with their care.”

It took 25-year-old Leon over a year of applications, resumes, and interviews but finally he found a job he loves.