EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
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If you're looking for employment, you may need financial assistance while you’re searching for a job. If you're a Caregiver, you may need to locate someone to serve as Caregiver for you while you're at work.

  • ABIL Employment ServicesExternal Link
    A network that helps people with disabilities, who are Social Security beneficiaries, find employment. SSI/SSDI beneficiaries receive a "Ticket to Work" from the Social Security Administration that can be deposited with ABIL Employment Services for help in returning to gainful employment.
      
  • AHCCCS Freedom to WorkExternal Link
    Persons with disabilities between 16-65 who want to work but are worried about losing medical and Social Security benefits may qualify for the AHCCCS Freedom to Work program.
      
  • Arizona Mature WorkersExternal Link
    AZ Mature Workers focuses on assisting individuals age 50+ connect with job search and training resources.
      
  • Arizona Industries For The Blind
    Provides employment and training opportunities for Arizonans who are legally blind.
      
  • Arizona Workforce ConnectionExternal Link
    Arizona Workforce Connection, through its One-Stop Employment Centers, offers a full range of features and services to assist you in your employment needs, researching the job market, analyzing your career, etc. 
    RegistrationExternal Link allows you to save personal information, settings and preferences that make using the system easier and quicker during future visits. Arizona One-Stop Center Sites (174 KB PDF)
      
  • Employment Administration (EA)
    Under the Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS), The 'EA' comprises two main groups: Job Service and Unemployment Insurance (UI). Job Service assists employers with filling employment vacancies by matching and referring potentially qualified applicants to the employer using employer provided job requirements. Job Service also provides assistance to jobseekers who are looking for suitable employment.
      
  • Maricopa Workforce ConnectionsExternal Link
    A resource for Job Seekers and Employers.
      
  • Rehabilitative Services Administration (RSA)
    Providing a variety of specialized services for individuals with physical or mental disabilities that create barriers to employment or independent living. RSA offers three major service programs and several specialized programs/services.
      
  • Refugee Resettlement
    In Arizona, the Refugee Resettlement Program funds and facilitates a variety of programs for Refugees that offer, among other benefits and services, employment preparation and job placement.
      
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program
    SCSEP fosters useful part-time training opportunities (community service assignments) with non-profit or public/government agencies (host agencies) for unemployed low-income persons who are 55 years of age or older who have poor employment prospects. At the conclusion of training, program participants are assisted in pursuing and securing employment opportunities.
      
  • Your Ticket to WorkExternal Link
    Maximus handles "Ticket to Work" for Social Security beneficiaries with disabilities who want to work.  This link helps them find employment networks, work incentive planning, and assistance programs for each area.
      
  • U.S. Senate Special Committee on AgingExternal Link
    Throughout its existence, the Special Committee on Aging has served as a focal point in the Senate for discussion and debate on matters relating to older Americans. Often, the Committee will submit its findings and recommendations for legislation to the Senate. In addition, the Committee publishes materials of assistance to those interested in public policies which relate to the elderly.
      
  • Work Incentives Planning and AssistanceExternal Link
    ABIL is the program contractor for the AZ Freedom to Work Statewide Work Incentives Planning and Assistance program funded through the Social Security Administration and AZ DES/Rehabilitation Services Administration. Our Work Incentive Coordinators are trained and certified to understand Social Security rules related to employment and how employment earnings affect cash, medical and other benefits.

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