• 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.

  • Workforce EN Planning Guide

    The purpose of this checklist is to help DEI projects that are either in the process of applying to become Employment Networks, or are new to providing Employment Network services. This checklist is being provided in order to assist DEI projects in identifying some key questions to consider from a business operations standpoint as projects begin accepting Ticket Holders.

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  • EN Ticket Assessment Guide

    This tool was designed to assist a workforce Employment Network in understanding the customer flow as it relates to Ticket to Work in the job center, plus step by step guidance to determine whether or not they can provide the services the Ticket Holder may need and thus determine whether or not to assign the ticket.

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  • Timely Progress Guidelines

    Timely Progress Guidelines are used to help ENs assess whether a Ticket Holder is on track and also effects EN payments. This document explains the Timely Progress Guidelines.

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  • America Service Locater

    ENs can now be found through the America Service Locater. To find other ENs in your area as well as to locate your EN
    please click on the following link:


  • Ticket to Work Tracking Tools

    The NDI Team has two tracking tools available to help workforce ENs to track the number of Tickets assigned, EN payments and revenue. One of the tools is a better fit for a regionally designed EN, Ticket Data Manager, and the other is a better match for a state EN model referred to as the Ticket Tracker. If you are interested in learning more about these tools as well as receiving a cope of one of these tools please contact your designated TA Liaison

Disability Employment Initiative

This project has been funded, either wholly or in part, with Federal funds from the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration under Contract Number DOLJ131A22067. The contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement of same by the U.S. Government.