Materials for disability employment-focused organizations that help people with disabilities as they enter or re-enter the workforce.

Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Access to Employment Support Services for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries Who Want to Work
 
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Ticket to Work
Service Provider Toolkit

This Toolkit contains a variety of educational and promotional materials to spread awareness and understanding of the Ticket to Work program.

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Service Provider Resources

This is your one-stop resource for Ticket to Work program materials. These powerful materials were created to support the activities of Employment Networks (ENs), Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies and disability employment-focused organizations as they assist people with disabilities as they enter or re-enter the workforce.

The materials are designed to be tailored to suit your organization’s messaging about its involvement in the Ticket to Work program and will be updated periodically to reflect program changes and posted to this site. Put these materials to work for you!

The following buttons are links to each type of resource which includes images, a description and download instructions. 

Questions? Contact us at ticketmaterials@yourtickettowork.com.

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General Program Branding Overview

Use this sample Ticket to Work program language, graphic and seal on your website to demonstrate that you are a part of the official network of providers. By using this content, your website and other promotional materials will be consistent with the official program websites (socialsecurity.gov/work, choosework.net, yourtickettowork.com) and can assure your clients that your organization is a part of the program and is qualified to assist them with their employment needs.

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Social Security’s Ticket to Work program supports career development for people with disabilities who want to work. Social Security disability beneficiaries age 18 through 64 qualify. The Ticket program is free and voluntary. The Ticket program helps people with disabilities progress toward financial independence.

Choosing to work can change your life. The Ticket to Work program and Work Incentives allow you to keep your benefits while you explore employment, receive vocational support and gain work experience. If you are age 18 through 64 and receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) you already qualify! To figure out if Ticket to Work may be right for you, visit www.socialsecurity.gov/work.

Download Images

All branding images are bundled as a zip file that you can download here. Ask your webmaster to add the graphic of your choice to your organization's website and hyperlink to www.socialsecurity.gov/work

Ticket to Work logo

Logo

Access the library of Graphics and use this official program logo on your website and materials.

Ticket to Work seal

Seals

Access the library of Graphics and choose the seal that suits your organization best.


Ticket to Work website banner

Website Banner

Access the library of Graphics and use this promotional program banner on your website and materials.

Ticket to Work poster

Printed Materials

24” x 36” Ticket to Work Poster

Designed at a standard 24” x 36” size, the Ticket to Work Poster can be printed by your local commercial printer. Decorate your office’s reception area, hallways, and work spaces to boost program awareness and promote your organization’s involvement with Ticket to Work. The printed poster includes an area for you to customize with your organization’s contact information.

Printed posters are available free of charge on a periodic basis. Stay tuned via email for the next promotion to receive your free poster, or provide the downloaded file (see instructions below) to a commercial printer.

Download Poster

Select this link and follow instructions to download the PDF file to your computer. Attach the PDF file to an email and send to printer, or copy to a thumb drive and deliver in person.

3.375” x 4.25” Wallet Cards

Wallet Cards are an informative and convenient take-away that your organization can use to provide beneficiaries and others key information about the Ticket to Work program. The cards were designed to fold into the size of a credit card (3.375” x 2.125”) and fit conveniently within a wallet. The cards are available in English and Spanish.

Wallet cards are available free of charge on a periodic basis. Stay tuned via email for the next promotion to receive free wallet cards, or download the English and/or Spanish version(s) and provide the file(s) to a commercial printer. Request 4-color process printing on card stock and scored for folding. 3.375” x 2.125” is the folded size.

Download Wallet Cards

Select the English versionSpanish version or large print version and follow instructions to download the PDF file to your computer. Attach the PDF file to an email and send to printer, or copy to a thumb drive and deliver in person. You may customize these wallet cards with your organization’s name and address by printing these address labels and adhering them to the back side of the folded card.

Ticket to Work wallet cards
Ticket to Work Flyer

8.5” x 11” Flyer

The Ticket to Work flyer can be printed by a standard office printer and customized to include your organization’s contact information. Provide this easy take-away to Ticket-eligible beneficiaries and/or their family and friends.

Download Flyer

Download the print-ready PDF or the customizable Microsoft Word version, and print from a standard office printer.

Newsletter Article

Does your organization produce newsletters, e-newsletters, or blogs that are intended for beneficiaries? The Ticket to Work news article can be customized to include your organization’s contact information and easily inserted into a newsletter, e-newsletter, email updates, blog, etc. Use social media channels to help promote it.

Download

Download the customizable Microsoft Word file.

Ticket to Work newsletter
Ticket to Work Partnership Plus factsheet

Partnership Plus Factsheet

Beneficiaries who use VR services to find employment may have their cases closed after 90 days. Partnership Plus helps ensure these beneficiaries enjoy continued support through the Ticket to Work program by helping them transition from VR to EN services. This factsheet provides clarification on how Partnership Plus works. The factsheet can be printed from a standard office printer.

Download

Download the Partnership Plus Factsheet and print from a standard office printer.

Debunking Three Biggest Myths Factsheet

This factsheet is a resource for beneficiaries, to ease their concerns and create understanding about how participation in the Ticket to Work program works with their disability benefits. It can be printed from a standard office printer.

Download

Download Debunking the Three Biggest Myths Factsheet and print from a standard office printer.

Ticket to Work Three Biggest Myths Factsheet
Ticket to Work Viewing Party Guide

Webinar Viewing Party Guide

Ticket to Work produces Work Incentive Seminar Event (WISE) Webinars to:

  • encourage beneficiaries to participate in the Ticket program
  • explain Work Incentives and eligibility requirements
  • provide additional resources to help them explore their work and/or education options.

Webinar “Viewing Parties” are an engaging way to inform disability beneficiaries about the program. Hosting a Viewing Party is a great way to increase your organization’s identification with the Ticket to Work program, educate Ticket holders about the benefits of participating in the program, and serve as an opportunity to secure Ticket assignments.

Download

Download the Viewing Party Procedure Guide and access the online Viewing Party Toolkit.

Finding an EN and Assigning Your Ticket Worksheet

Provide this worksheet to Ticket to Work program-eligible beneficiaries if they received a list of service providers from the Ticket to Work Help Line or the Choose Work website’s Find Help tool. This worksheet can be used to help beneficiaries call, email or visit Employment Networks (EN) so that they can find one that is right for them. The document provides a list of questions to ask and space to write answers, which may help in their decision to assign their Ticket.

Download

Download Finding an EN and Assigning Your Ticket Worksheet and print from a standard office printer or provide electronic file to beneficiaries.

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Success Story materials

Success Stories

Success Stories feature real people who found work through the Ticket to Work program  and their path to financial independence with help from Ticket to Work and Work Incentives. Educate your clients by sharing these inspiring stories. Video and print success stories can be promoted through your website and newsletters,  e-mail distribution lists, social media, or blogs.

Website Banners

Use Ticket to Work Web Banners on your organization’s homepage to promote your involvement with the Ticket program.

Download Images

All banner graphics are grouped in one zip file. Select this link and follow instructions to download the file to your computer. Ask your webmaster to add the graphic of your choice to your organization's website and hyperlink to www.socialsecurity.gov/work.

Ticket to Work website banners
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Videos

Meet Ben Video - Promotional Content

Meet Ben, a qualified beneficiary who wants to work but needs to understand how it would affect his benefits. The Meet Ben! An Introduction to Ticket to Work video explains the program and shares Ben’s journey on navigating the Ticket program and his options for finding services to help him along the way. The video can be posted to your website, shared via your social media outlets, viewed directly with beneficiaries during initial meetings and also shared with beneficiary groups at meetings and other events.

Visit the library page where the Meet Ben video can be downloaded or you can request that a CD or DVD video be sent directly to you.

 

Finding Your Path to Employment with Ticket to Work Video in American Sign Language

The three-part Ticket to Work video provides an overview of the Ticket to Work program to help deaf or hard of hearing beneficiaries learn about the program. Additionally, the video serves as another resource for service providers to educate deaf or hard of hearing beneficiaries by explaining the program and key benefits of participation in Ticket to Work.

Visit the library page where the video can be viewed or you can request that a CD or DVD video be sent directly to you.

thumbnail image of Ticket to Work video in American Sign Language
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Ticket to Work Tutorials

Learn more about the Ticket to Work program through these self-paced Ticket to Work Tutorials. These modules are for beneficiaries who may be considering working, ready to find a service provider, are looking for a job, or already working and want to keep on the road to financial independence. These four interactive learning modules will provide beneficiaries with the knowledge you need to achieve your work goals. 

View the Learning Modules