Employment Resources

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Working People with Disabilities Legislation 

 

Earning and saving limits for Medicaid HCBS-waiver recipients have increased greatly with this new legislation that became effective in 2020.  

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 Abilities Work Website

Portal for employers and job seekers in Florida focused on employment for people with disabilities.

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 JP PAS Program

This Florida program provides financial assistance to qualified persons who are gainfully employed and require assistance from a personal care attendant (PCA) to work.

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Employment First Florida 

 

Florida's collaborative employment initiative for promoting and supporting work for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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 Ticket To Work 

Federal program that connects self-advocates with free resources that help them prepare for work, find work, and maintain success while working. 

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 FCIC Employment Webinars

The FCIC training library includes videos on employment and related topics.

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Explore Work Online Training 

 

An accessible, introductory online training program for self-advocates and others seeking to work.

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 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The WIOA resource page provides information for states, local areas, nonprofits, and other stakeholders to assist with implementation of the act.

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