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Work Toolkit:


The basics


Various services can be used to help people be successful in engaging in, planning, finding and maintaining employment.

While some people may prefer to pursue employment on their own, others can benefit from extra help through formal programs. Explore common services as well as potential funding sources below.

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    Minnesota's CareerForce system
    CareerForce is a resource for job seekers and employers in Minnesota, providing career development and talent matching services.

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    HCBS waiver
    HCBS waiver employment services help people with disabilities engage in employment conversations, plan their path to employment and access ongoing supports to maintain employment.

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    Mental health
    The Individual Placement and Support program offers an evidence-based approach to supported employment for people who have a mental illness.

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    Economic support
    Options for economic support include the Diversionary Work Program, MFIP employment services, and the SNAP employment and training program.

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    Ticket to Work
    The Ticket to Work program helps people on SSI or SSDI access employment-related services.

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