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What is a Vocational Rehab Specialist?
A Vocational Rehab Specialist, along with the different types of Service providers can be found here.
Do you have a waiting list?
Sometimes we are very busy and need a waiting list for certain services such as supported employment. That particular process is very labor-intensive.
What is a VRS counselor?
If you have come to FreeneyRCS seeking employment, we often direct potential clients to the VRS. Each VRS office in Tarrant, Johnson counties, and nationwide has counselors that get assigned a number of cases. These counselors have a broad range of services to offer, and they are individualized for each client. Once a client is referred, we work hand in hand with that client and their VRS counselor.
Is there ever a time that you would not work with a client?
We pride ourselves on working with a diverse set of clients. There are rare times when it doesn't make good sense to continue with a client. FreeneyRCS reserves the right to stop working with a client if they are not complying with the thing they need to do on their end to get a positive employment result.
What is the Ticket to Work Program?
Social Security's Ticket To Work Program help people with disabilities progress toward financial independence. The program supports career development for people with disabilities who want to work. Social Security disability beneficiaries ages 18 through 64 qualify. The Ticket to Work program is free and voluntary.
If I choose to seek employment through the Ticket to Work Program, will I lose my Social Security benefits?
Ticket To Work Program and work incentives allow you to keep your benefits while you explore employment, receive vocational rehabilitation, and gain work experience. Your cash benefit, Medicaid and Medicare often continue throughout your transition to work and there are protections in place to help you return to benefits if you find you are able to continue working due to your disability.
How does the Ticket to Work Program work?
You became eligible to participate in the Ticket To Work Program when you started receiving SSDI or SSI benefits based on disability. Participation in the Ticket To Work Program. Participation in the Ticket To Work Program is free and voluntary; if you decide to participate, you can contact FreeneyRCS at (214) 683-7230. We offer specialized services such as career counseling vocational rehabilitation, job placement, and training.
What is the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency (ticket) Program?
The Ticket To Work Program provides most people receiving Social Security disability benefits (beneficiaries) more choices for receiving employment services. Under this program, most beneficiaries become eligible for the Ticket To Work Program when they start to receive SSDI or SSI benefits based on disability. Beneficiaries may choose to assign their tickets to an Employment Network (EN) of their choice to obtain employment services, vocational rehabilitation services, or other support services necessary to achieve a vocational (work) goal. The EN, if they accept the ticket will coordinate and provide appropriate services to help the beneficiary find and maintain employment.
What is the goal of the Ticket Program?
The ultimate goal of the Ticket To Work Program is to assist people receiving Social Security disability benefits in reducing their reliance on disability benefits Ticket To Work Program also seeks to promote increased self-sufficiency and greater independence for people receiving Social Security disability benefits through work.
General Social Security Questions
For general questions on Social Security topics such as missing benefit payments, applications for benefits, retirement benefits, and replacement Social Security cards, please contact Social Security directly.
Ticket to Work Questions
For questions or guidance specific to your situation please call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 / 1-866-833-2967 (TTY) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET.
For general Ticket to Work inquiries, you may e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We regret that we are unable to respond to specific scenarios or provide personalized advice via this e-mail.