The following information and links may help you find and keep a job. There are several important steps you can take that will help you in your job search.
If you need assistance, please call 801-245-7350.
Plan to Achieve Self-Support
Social Security Administration Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS) helps individuals with a disabilities set aside money and things you own to pay for items or services needed to achieve a specific work goal.
Social Security Administration Ticket to Work
Social Security Administration Ticket to Work gives you access to employment support services for social security disability beneficiaries who want to work.
FINDING AND KEEPING WORK
The Utah State Office of Rehabilitation
The Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR) helps people with disabilities to address their unique barriers and achieve employment.
The Department of Workforce Services
The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) provides training, resources and other services to help job seekers obtain employment.
Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health
ADDITIONAL HELPFUL SERVICES
Utah Work Incentive Planning Services
Utah Work Incentive Planning Services (UWIPS) helps people who are currently receiving social security benefits understand their options and how work affects their benefits.
Utah Center for Assistive Technology
Utah Center for Assistive Technology (UCAT) provides information and services to help people with disabilities access and use assistive technology devices.
Impairment-Related Work Expenses
Impairment-Related Work Expenses (IRWE) allow employees to deduct the cost of certain items and services that a person with a disability needs in order to work from earnings in order to protect the employees benefits like SSI, SSDI, or healthcare.
Employment-related Personal Assistant Services
Employment-related Personal Assistant Services (EPAS) is a Medicaid service for individuals with disabilities who work and need personal assistance in order to remain employed.
Division of Services for People with Disabilities
The Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) may have programs and services available to help you if you need employment support or other needs to live and work in the community
ASSISTANCE WITH TRANSPORTATION
Paratransit Transportation Services
Paratransit Transportation Services is a service of the Utah Transit Authority (UTA), for people with physical, cognitive or visual disabilities.
Utah Transit Authority one-on-one Travel Training
Utah Transit Authority one-on-one Travel Training has dedicated travel trainers who work with seniors, people with disabilities and others to show them how to ride UTA.