working in the Terre Haute area to encourage local employers to hire persons with disabilities and to support them when they do. Because of a grant through ADA Indiana, BLN-WV has been able to sponsor — at no cost to the employers who attend — valuable training on a quarterly basis that provide information from experts on various topics related to employment and in particular employment of persons with disabilities.
Ticket to Work is an employment program for people with disabilities who are interested in re-entering the workforce. The Ticket Program is part of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999- legislation designed to remove many of the barriers that previously influenced people's decisions about returning to work because of the concerns over losing healthcare and coverage. If you or someone you know is interested in re-entry into the workplace through the Ticket to Work program please contact one of the following agencies:
Employer Partner Vocational Rehabilitation Services
is available to help persons with
disabilities find and maintain employment.
They work with various providers
in the community and contract with
them to serve their clients.