Ticket to Work

Social Security's Ticket to Work Program supports career development for people with disabilities, enabling them to reenter the workforce.

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Secure Your Benefits as You Embark on Your Employment Journey - Gain Vocational Support & Work Experience

Ticket to Work, an innovative program run by Social Security Disability, is aimed at encouraging people with disabilities to march towards financial independence. This program provides an avenue for participants to retain their SSDI and SSI benefits while exploring employment possibilities, gaining vocational support, and accruing crucial work experience. It is a free, voluntary service open to beneficiaries between the ages of 18-64.

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Goals of the Program

  • Empower beneficiaries with disabilities by offering diverse choices when seeking services and support for entering, re-entering, or maintaining employment
  • Boost the financial independence and self-reliance of beneficiaries with disabilities
  • Strive to reduce and, if possible, eliminate reliance on disability benefits

Benefits of Participation

This free service offered by Social Security's Ticket to Work program caters to ticket holders by covering all costs. The key benefits include:

  • The opportunity to return to work without forfeiting access to your Social Security Disability payments
  • Fast-track reinstatement of original benefits if you're unable to continue working due to the same disability, eliminating the need for a new application
  • Continued Medicare access for up to 7 years
  • Exemption from ongoing disability reviews (CDR) while actively participating in the Ticket Program and progressing towards your employment goal

Why Choose Us - The Genex Advantage

With over 42 years of experience in providing vocational and return-to-work services, Genex is a trusted partner. Our collaboration with Social Security Disability's Ticket to Work program ensures:

  • All communication with Social Security is under the direction of Genex, including specific guidance on the timely reporting of earnings in order to avoid SSA overpayments
  • A dedicated vocational counselor will be assigned to each ticket holder to assess and develop a unique employment strategy
  • Embrace the opportunity to fulfill your professional potential and improve your financial independence with us today
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Ticket to Work helped me see beyond my limitations. With Genex’s support, I’ve been able to navigate the working world successfully, opening up a whole new realm of possibilities for my life.”

Jennifer P. / Ticket to Work Program Participant

Overview of Services

Career Planning
Resume Assistance
Job Search Assistance
Interview Preparation
Employment Retention Assistance

Meet Ben! An Introduction to Ticket to Work

The Ticket to Work video, created by the Social Security Administration, provides an easy-to-understand overview of the Ticket program for beneficiaries. 

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We look forward to speaking to you and helping you reach your employment goals with the SSA Ticket to Work Program.