Employee Placement

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For adults with disabilities who choose and are able to work in the community or those who graduate from our Work Center Vocational Training Program, Achieve offers hands-on employment placement services. Achieve is a Ticket to Work employment network service provider.

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Texas Disability Employment Information

Initial support includes:

Skills, interest, needs, and work history assessment
Resume writing and review
Interview preparation including mock interviews
Transportation assistance
Online and offline job search training with guidance towards best suited jobs
Step-by-step training to complete online and offline employment applications

Follow up support

Once clients are placed in a job, our goal is to ensure they receive the support and guidance necessary to retain employment. Post-placement services and support is provided as long as clients remain employed, which may be for decades.
Challenges such as transportation, scheduling changes, management changes, assignment of new tasks and personal/behavioral issues are all addressed by dedicated Employment Counselors.

Resources

Three full-time UNT certified Employment Counselors
An authorized Ticket to Work employment network service provider
One full-time Business Development Consultant dedicated to building meaningful partnerships with hiring managers at local companies creating a pipeline of job leads
Internet access and computer work stations for clients to complete online applications and develop resumés

Getting Started & Eligibility

To receive Employment Program services from Achieve, you must have a disability and be referred to us by an agency such as Dallas Metrocare or Texas Workforce Solutions – Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

OR

If are eligible for the Ticket to Work program, Achieve now offers beneficiaries employment services as an employment network service provider. In most cases, individuals with disabilities who receive Social Security Disability or SSI disability benefits qualify for the Ticket to Work program.

Ticket to work

The Ticket to Work program helps you obtain vocational rehabilitation, training, job referrals, and other employment support services FREE of charge. When you take part in the Ticket to Work program, these services are provided by employment networks, which are organizations/agencies like Achieve that have agreed to work with Social Security to provide employment services and other support to adults with disabilities.

The program is structured for people who want to improve their earning potential and who are committed to preparing for long-term success in the workforce. It offers beneficiaries with disabilities access to meaningful employment with the assistance of Ticket to Work employment service providers.

If you are ready to go to work, Achieve is willing and able to help you!

If you are an adult, age 18 to 64, and receive Social Security disability or SSI disability, you qualify for the Ticket to Work Program. We recommend you first contact the Ticket to Work Call Center at 866.968.7842 (TTY 866.0833.2967) to verify that you qualify for the program and ask questions about your benefits. Visit ChooseWorkTTW.net for more information and frequently asked questions.

Once you have verified that you qualify, contact Achieve’s Employment Program at 214.637.2911, ext. 1110 or email us now. We will put you in touch with an Employment Consultant who will speak with you about your individual situation to ensure Achieve is the right choice as your employment network service provider. Our ability to provide services to you depends on our capabilities at the time in which you contact us. By contacting us, you are not obligated to choose Achieve as a service provider and it is not guaranteed that we are able to provide services to you. If both parties agree that Achieve is the right employment service agency for you, we will take the next steps to develop a plan and provide more information about available services.