The Disability Resource Coordinator at our American Job Centers in North Central Connecticut is your central point of contact and information for employers and employees with workplace needs. The Coordinator is an excellent resource for virtually any program that is designed to help successfully employ people with disabilities. Contact us at one of our American Job Center / CTWorks locations for more information.
The Disability Resource Coordinator assists employers and jobseekers by:
Providing consultation with employers on reasonable accomodations
Identifying community resources targeted to people with disabilities
Bringing the resources of the American Job Center Network to community events
Coordinating staff training on disability-related topics
Coordinating public workshops on disclosure, reasonable accomodations, work incentives and job seekers' rights and responsibilities
Outreach to in-school and out-of-school youths with disabilities
Guidance on SSI and SSDI work incentive programs to help job seekers maintain benefits
Customers have choices in deciding the services and/or training programs that best fit their needs, as well as the organizations that will provide the services.