Operating as an Employment Network (EN) under Social Security Administration's (SSA's) Ticket to Work Program is an important strategic approach to sustainability and collaboration in addressing the needs of people with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income/Social Security Disability Insurance (SSI/SSDI) cash benefits. As such, this area of the site provides resources and materials around the Ticket to Work program for ENs.
Ticket to Work: An Overview and the Basics:
At the bottom of this page there are several tutorials to choose from, one of which is an interactive session that provides a pretty extensive overview of the program.
How to Become an EN- for Workforce Boards and One Stop Operators:
This page includes information relevant to a Workforce Board or One-Stop Operator becoming an EN including the advantages of being an EN, different models that have been utilized by the workforce system in becoming an EN and basic information about the new Workforce E Processes.
Ticket Resources Specifically for Workforce Boards and One Stop Operators:
This page contains information about marketing and recruitment, maximizing Employment Network Earnings and business model examples.
New Workforce eProcesses:
This page provides additional information about the new Workforce E Process including the benefits of utilizing this process as well as the different options associated with it.
EN Start-Up Tutorials:
This page contains tutorials on the following topics: Successful Outreach Strategies, Ticket Assignment Process and the Steps for Requesting the Beneficiary CD.
EN Suitability Requirements Checklist
This checklist provides information about the security clearance (suitability) process required by the SSA for each EN Staff member to handle or have access to Personally Identifiable Information (PII), including the ability to assign Tickets. This checklist was designed to assist potential ENs understand the process and steps involved in achieving staff suitability determination(s) by SSA.