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Employment Resources

Ability Jobs
T
he goal of ABILITY Jobs is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment.

Alphapointe
Alphapointe is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has continued to serve people who are blind and visually impaired since 1911.  Headquartered in Kansas City, Alphapointe is the third largest single employer of visually impaired individuals in the U.S., employing over 400 people in nine locations in four states, including our main operations in Kansas City, Missouri and our facility in Brooklyn, New York. Alphapointe is the only comprehensive rehabilitation and education agency for people with vision loss in the state of Missouri, providing outreach, services, employment and education to over 5,000 individuals a year.

Ask Jan
Find information regarding employment for individuals with disabilities, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other legislation. Also, get help finding accommodations for employment and advocacy all throughout the country.

CP Research FoundationThis organization helps Kansans with disability achieve their employment and independence goals.

Disability.gov Employment Resource Center
Use links and resources to locate Jobs, learn about advocacy, and keep updated on the most recent information and legislation regarding employment for individuals with disabilities.

Heartland Works
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ffers financial assistance, mileage and childcare reimbursement, resume training, skills upgrading, career training and counseling, On the Job Training and work experience, daily living skills, work , social and play resources for Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan and Junction City areas.

H.I.R.E Resources and Assistance
Job Search, Resources, Kansas

Hot Towels Required
A blog about Working Healthy

Jobs to Careers
Job Search, Resources, Kansas

Kansas Employ Ability

KC Workforce Development Center
Website provides Job search, resume help and education options.

KETCH
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elping Kansans with disabilities to live and work in our community by promoting choices, independence and a better life.

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

Rehabilitation Services
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elping empower Kansans with disabilities to become gainfully employed and self sufficient

Stornmont-Vail Health Care
Here is a link to the SV volunteer opps. There are MANY different ways to volunteer there and could possibly lead to employment. Volunteering is a great way to get your foot in the door and start networking with managers, HR, etc. Click on the “Adult Application” to get the online application.

Subcontracts
Extensive Job search webpage.

The Birds Nest
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519 SW State Route 7 Blue Springs, Mo
816-838-2900
A consignment shop that sells artwork and crafts made by those who have TBI, Down Syndrome and Autism.  Employment opportunities as well.

Ticket to Work
The Ticket to Work and Self Sufficiency (Ticket) program is a Federally-funded employment program designed to provide Social Security disability beneficiaries the choices, opportunities and support they need to enter the workforce and maintain employment with the goal of becoming economically self-supporting over time.

Training Resource Network eStore
Provides an array of trainings and other resources, working toward the inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities and in the workplace.

Working Healthy
Working Healthy offers people with disabilities who are working or interested in working the opportunity to get or keep Medicaid coverage while on the Job.

Wyandot Center Vocational
913-287-0007
Offers Job search assistance and training.