Networks, Associations,

& Websites

 

These resources can help providers connect & find supports they need to better serve clients in as they work towards achieving their vocational considerations & goal.

 

Workforce3 One

Workforce3 One, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment & Training Administration (ETA), is an online interactive communications & learning platform designed to build the capacity of the Workforce Investment System. Members include the public workforce system & its strategic partners, such as employers, Federal agencies, community- & faith-based organizations, & educators.

 

Association of People Supporting Employment

APSE is focused on creating career opportunities for individuals with disabilities – namely opportunities that have the possibility of career advancement.

 

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV)

NCHV services homeless veterans through a national network of community-based service providers & local, state & federal agencies that provide  housing, food, health services, job training & placement assistance, legal aid & case management for homeless veterans. Additionally, they provide technical assistance & resources for these providers & agencies.

 

Disability.gov

This portal contains links to general employment information as well as information specific to people with disabilities.

 

Directory of Centers for Independent Living & Statewide Independent Living Councils

Independent Living Research Utilization provides research, education, & consultation in the areas of independent living, the Americans with Disabilities Act, home & community-based services, & health issues for people with disabilities. This directory identifies Centers for Independent Living (CILs) & Independent Living Councils (ILCs) for each state. CILs/ILCs often are a source of employment & peri-employment for people with disabilities.

 

Employee Assistance Professionals Association

EAPA is a membership organization for professionals who work in employee assistance programs, which help employees who are experiencing mental health or substance abuse problems.

 

WorkNet Solutions 

WorkNet’s mission is to “equip & inspire providers of employment, career, & workforce development services to increase key outcomes, especially for clients who face employment barriers. Their customers include government, non-government, & faith-based organizations that help 200-20,000 adults & youth transition into the workforce each year from difficulties such as recent lay-off, long-term unemployment, injury or disability, government dependence, addiction, homelessness, mental illness, prison, poverty, military service, education, training, parenting, & more.”

 

Training Resource Network, Inc.

Career development & training materials are available through this online store as books, resources, & immediate downloads.

 

RTC: Rural

RTC provides research & training concerning disabilities in rural communities.