**Easterseals Nebraska continues to monitor the situation surrounding the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. We are continuously discussing options on how we can protect the health and well-being of our staff, while maintaining business as usual. Beginning Monday, March 16th, staff in the Easterseals Hastings, Geneva, Lincoln and Omaha office locations are working remotely. Individuals or organizations that need direct assistance are encouraged to contact us at our toll free or local number(s): 800-471-6425, or 402-462-3031. Your calls will be forwarded to our remote offices and you will receive quality responses from our staff despite the change in location.
Nebraska Ticket to Work is a free employment service program developed by the Social Secruity Administration (SSA). Easterseals Nebraska works with the SSA as an Employment Network to offer this program to individuals who are receiving Social Security disability benefits and who are interested in obtaining or advancing in employment. The program provides services to help participants achieve greater independence and self-sufficiency through employment.
Our program has two primary areas of focus:
There are many advantages of the Ticket to Work program.
Ticketholders may receive assistance with:
Navigating your disability and health benefits can be tricky. If you are between the ages of 18 and 64, currently receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cash benefits and would like assistance in entering, re-entering or advancing the workforce with a long term goal of working off your cash benefits, the Ticket to Work program is designed ideally for you.