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  Iowa Workforce Access
430 E Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Telephone: (515) 281- 9045
FAX: (515) 281- 9096
Email: access@iwd.iowa.gov


Iowa State Workforce Partners

The Ticket to Work provides employment supports to Social Security Disability Insurance and SSI beneficiaries between the ages of 18-65. All of Iowa's workforce centers are Social Security Administration approved Employment Networks under the Ticket to Work program. To learn more information about this work incentive, email douglas.keast@iwd.iowa.gov or call (515) 242-0408.  

Some of the Employment Services offered include at the workforce centers for Ticket holders include:

  • career assessments,

  • skills testing,

  • employment workshops,

  • resume development,

  • application and interviewing tips,

  • job postings and labor exchange services,

  • assistive technology at workforce centers,

  • computer classes or tutorials available, 

  • job training programs for eligible applicants.

Job seekers with a disability are invited to the workforce centers throughout Iowa and identify yourself as having Social Security benefits or a ticket when you come to the workforce center. Ticket to Work is one of many work incentives offered through Social Security.

The State Workforce Partners include 7 state agencies:

Iowa Workforce Development

Iowa Department for the Blind

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Iowa Department of Human Services

Iowa Department of Human Rights/ Division of Persons with Disabilities

Iowa Department of Education

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