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  • A List of VA Resources (Veterans Affairs)

    The resources on this page assist with many aspects of military life and veteran status, including transitioning into and out of military service and managing health and wellness across the lifespan. The resources are recommended for active service members, veterans, families, and providers of services. These resources were assembled with recommendations from staff members at the Veterans Affairs (VA) centers in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio.

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  • Benefits Programs | Quick Links

    A short list of hyperlinks to benefits programs commonly used by people diagnosed with disabilities, including severe mental illness. Find the websites here.

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  • Employment Network (EN)

    This web page explains the purpose of an Employment Network (EN). It is a public or private organization—such as a mental-health service organization—that enters into a contract with the Social Security Administration (SSA) to coordinate and deliver employment services, vocational rehabilitation (VR) services, and/or other support services under the Ticket-To-Work Program.

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  • TANF | Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

    TANF was created by The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, which is commonly know as welfare reform. TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency. It is administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Families and Children.

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  • Ticket To Work (TTW)

    The Ticket to Work Program provides most people who receive Social Security benefits (SSI, SSDI) more choices for receiving employment services.

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  • WIPA | Work Incentives Planning and Assistance

    There are 104 Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) Projects across the United States and its territories. The WIPA projects work with Social Security beneficiaries who have disabilities. WIPA helps people who receive SSI or SSDI with job placement, benefits planning, and career development.

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  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (Ohio)

    The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program and the Welfare-to-Work Tax Credit (WTW) program are federal tax credits for employers who hire individuals from target groups of disadvantaged job seekers. Find out which employers and which mental-health consumers in your community might qualify for WOTC.

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