Quick Resources for Service Providers
Ticket to Work the Basics Fact Sheet: Provides an overview of the Ticket to Work program, describes which entities are eligible to become Employment Networks (ENs), and explains the Ticket process.
Overview Fact Sheet: Explains the changes made to the Ticket program by the revised regulations issued in 2008, including improvements to the EN payment systems to provide payments at higher rates and, under the Outcome/Milestone payment system, to provide Milestone payments earlier in the employment process and more often.
EN Resources Fact Sheet: Lists a variety of resources for organizations interested in becoming ENs and for building a successful EN.
Program Manager for Recruitment and Outreach (PMRO): Application assistance is provided by CESSI, SSA’s Program Manager for Recruitment and Outreach. To become an EN call 877-743-8237 (voice/TTY), e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cessi.net/ttw/contactus.html.
Employment Network Handbook for Service Providers: This recently released handbook provides an overview of the new Ticket regulations, detailed information on why and how to become an EN, examples of EN models, and options for partnering with State VR agencies under the new Partnership Plus service delivery option. It also includes resources of interest to service providers and beneficiaries with disabilities.
PMRO web page for Service Providers: www.cessi.net/ttw/serviceproviders.asp
Employment Network (EN) Revenue Estimator: This online tool allows you to estimate Ticket revenue based on your answers to a few key questions.
Service Providers as Employment Networks Webinar (July 10, 2009): This webinar provided Service Providers (for profit and non-profit organizations) an overview of the New Ticket to Work Program, the process for applying to become an Employment Network (EN), the support and training opportunities available to all ENs, and information on the new Service Provider as an EN Handbook Toolkit.
Beneficiary and Employment Network State Maps: Learn where ENs are located in your state currently, where service gaps exits, where the beneficiaries are, and where recruitment efforts in your state are focused.
Employment Network Frequently Asked Questions: Includes answers to commonly asked questions regarding what entities can be ENs, how payment works, and Ticket assignments.
View a complete listing of resources available from CESSI.