Two Ways to Search:
Once you understand the different providers available, there are two ways you can search.
Option 1: Guided Search
This search asks you a series of questions about your readiness for the program and recommends the best type of service provider for you.
The Guided Search tool is currently under maintenance and is not functional. Please use the Direct Search below.
Option 2: Direct Search
You can search for your service provider(s) using Zip Code, State (and even name, if you have it).
Once you have your results, you can narrow your list by provider type, services offered, disabilities served or specialized experience.Start Your Direct Search
Find Help to Achieve Your Work Goals
Ticket to Work service providers offer Social Security disability beneficiaries (persons who receive SSI or SSDI) age 18 through 64 who want to work with free job support.
Services offered may include job coaching, job counseling, training, benefits counseling and job placement.
The tools on this page can help you find a service provider to help you find employment support.
Different Providers, Different Services
Each type of service provider offers different services. It's important to understand, in general, what each provider does before searching, so you can select the type that can best help you. Learn more about Ticket to Work service providers.
Once you have selected the type of service provider, it is also important to understand that even the same type of provider can provide you a different mix of services. If you choose to work with an Employment Network or Workforce Employment Network, the Finding an EN and Assigning Your Ticket Worksheet can help you interview service providers to find the best one for you.
Here are some additional tips about how to use your search results.
Find these Service Providers in your state.
Employment Networks (EN) ENs can help you with free career counseling, job placement, and then ongoing support once you have started working. Learn more
Workforce Employment Networks (WFEN) Workforce ENs are ENs that are also part of a state's public workforce system. Workforce ENs provide access to a wide array of employment support services, including training programs and special programs for youth in transition and veterans. A Ticket to Work participant who assigns their Ticket to a Workforce EN will either work with a Workforce EN directly or via other providers in the workforce system, including American Job Centers. Learn more
Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (VR) State VR can help you if you want to return to work but need more significant services (For example, tuition for school, extensive training, rehabilitation services, vehicle modifications, etc.) before you can start. Learn more
Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) WIPA projects are community-based organizations that work to enable beneficiaries with disabilities to make informed choices about work, and to support working beneficiaries to make a successful transition to financial independence. Learn more
Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) The PABSS Program helps people with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and have a disability-related employment issue. PABSS advocates provide legal support, advocacy and information to assist beneficiaries to resolve employment-related concerns. Learn more
Helpful Search Tips
- If you need more help using the Find Help Tool, call the Ticket to Work Help Line for assistance at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY).
- If you have too many results, select some filters (check boxes in green panel) and select the Update Results button. Note: this will limit the results to providers that meet the characteristics you have selected.
- If you search by ZIP Code, your results will be sorted by service provider type, starting with Employment Networks, then distance by default. You can also sort by how far away each service provider is from your ZIP code, or arrange in alphabetical order by selecting the "Distance" or "Alphabetical" sort options at the top.
- It's possible that some service providers in the search results are not located near you, but they can still help you or may have another office closer to you and is not listed here. The location listed in the "Find Help" tool is the closest location that was shared with us. You may want to contact service providers directly to find out if there is a location closer to you, or if they are able to help you by phone or via the Internet.
- Social Security collects data on how Employment Networks and Workforce Employment Networks perform and how well they help beneficiaries. You can view this information on each EN's Profile by selecting the "Open EN Profile" button. This information is provided to help you choose the best EN for you, if you choose to work with an EN. Learn more about EN Profiles.
Employment Network Profile
Looking for an Employment Network (EN) to help you reach your work goals? This website contains a profile for each EN and WFEN under the Ticket to Work program. Your search results will include a link that will take you to the selected EN's profile. The profile has information to help you choose the EN that may best serve your needs. It lists the services the EN offers and gives helpful information the EN has reported about its experience and performance. The profile shows how many clients the EN serves and how many the EN has assisted in getting and keeping a job. When the data is available, the EN Profile also will show how satisfied the EN's customers are with the EN. We issue new EN Profiles each year.