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America's Service Locator (exit DHS)
Locate a One-Stop Job Center by zip code or by city and state.
Chamber of Commerce for Persons with Disabilities, Inc. (exit DHS)
The mission of the Chamber is to help persons with disabilities and their direct caregivers to form and grow businesses. - Employment (exit DHS)
This section of covers a variety of topics related to employment of people with disabilities.
Job Accommodation Network (exit DHS)
A free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities.
Pathways to Independence
Pathways, with input from key stakeholders including consumers, advocates and policy makers, identifies current systemic barriers and designs creative pilots to address them.  The goal is to test innovative solutions to existing problems and incorporate them into the overall consumer-driven, systems change movement in Wisconsin.
Supplemental Security Income
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a monthly cash benefit paid by the federal Social Security Administration (SSA) and state Department of Health and Family Services (DHS) to people in financial need who are 65 or older or people of any age who are blind or disabled and residents of Wisconsin.
Ticket to Work Program (exit DHS)
Link to the Ticket to Work section of the Social Security Administration website.
Vocational Futures Planning
Information about employment services available for participants of long- term care services under the Medicaid home- and community-based waivers. The programs included are the Community Options Program Waiver (COP-W) and the Community Integration Program II (CIP II).
Wisconsin Senior Employment Program (WISE)
The Wisconsin Senior Employment Program (Senior Community Services Employment Program) is an employment training program for low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55 years and older.
Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) (exit DHS)
DVR is a federal/state program designed to assist individuals with disabilities to obtain, maintain, or improve employment.  We are Wisconsin's primary provider of employment services to people with disabilities.
Client Assistance Program (CAP) (exit DHS)
CAP was established by Congress to provide information about services for people with disabilities and to provide assistance when a person is having difficulty receiving services that are funded under the Rehabilitation Act.

Last Revised: May 23, 2014