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For Clients and Families

Meeting with a Legislator?  The IPS Supported Employment onepager showcases the benefits of work and specifically IPS for people with serious mental illness.

The Tennessee Careers Center System helps employers and job seekers connect. Physical locations offer internet access, workshops, and training. For more information visit the Tennessee Careers Center website.

Learn more about possible workplace accommodations: https://askjan.org/info-by-role.cfm#for-individuals

Connect with someone to learn more about how your Social Security Administration benefits may change if you decide to start working or enroll in school: https://choosework.ssa.gov/

Find out more about Vocational Rehabilitation services and eligibility: https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/ds/vocational-rehabilitation.html

Review possible tax credit opportunities available to individuals and families: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p3966.pdf

Get connected with the National Center for College Students with Disabilities: http://www.nccsdonline.org/

Learn more about programs offered by the U.S.  Department of Education for elementary, secondary, and postsecondary students: https://www.ed.gov/ (Find a complete list of programs offered here: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/index.html)

For Employers

Review possible tax credit opportunities for business that employee people with disabilities, including the Work Opportunity Tax Credit: https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/tax-benefits-for-businesses-who-have-employees-with-disabilities

Find resources for hiring people with disabilities: https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/disability/hiring

IPS Employment Center

Review the research behind the IPS model and access more information about IPS: https://ipsworks.org/

Making the Case for IPS