National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability [link] Many resources for youth with disabilities about getting work. They also share ways for youth to become a leaders in helping people with disabilities get work. They can also help students in high school who want to work with computers. Phone: 877-871-0744 Tapping into the Power of Families:…

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Kentucky APSE (Part of APSE) and the Bluegrass Coalition for Workforce Diversity

Kentucky APSE (Part of APSE) [link] and the Bluegrass Coalition for Workforce Diversity Organization that helps people with disabilities get jobs and be independent. Phone: 859-221-6689 (Annette Jett) Email: bgworkforcediversity@gmail.com

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Office of Vocational Rehab

Office of Vocational Rehab [link] State program that gives funding, job coaches, and support to people with disabilities so they can work. Phone: (502) 564-4440 or (800) 372-7172

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Kentucky Supported Employment Training Project

Kentucky Supported Employment Training Project [link] Program that helps people with disabilities find jobs that they like to do and do well. For general supported employment questions or for ideas to improve this web page: Katie Wolf Whaley, cell 859-218-5960, mtyree@uky.edu Person to contact when not getting what’s needed regarding supported employment: Teresa Brandenburg, OVR…

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Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income [link] Learn more about applying for disability benefits. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can help people with disabilities over 18 by giving them cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and housing and children with disabilities under 18 whose parents have a qualifying income. Phone: 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778)

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