Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 here are several reliable Federal and State informational and guidance resources related to employment:
ADA & IT Technical Assistance Program (ADATA) - Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers
Toll Free: 800/949-4232
Find your region/ADA Center: adata.org/find-your-region.
ADA Web Search Portal Portal
American Job Bank (AJB) – Component of CareerOneStop
AJB ceased operation in July 2007. Visit this site to locate your state's Job Bank.www.ajb.dni.us
APSE: The Network on Employment
(Formerly the Association for Persons in Supported Employment)
Improving and expanding integrated employment opportunities, services and outcomes for persons experiencing disabilities.
California Division of Workers' Compensation
Toll Free: 800/736-7401, 510/286-7100
For information about career services for workers and employers, laid-off worker assistance, job bank databases, resume help, and the location of One-Stop Career Centers.
Disabled Businesspersons Association (DBA)
Goodwill Industries International, Inc.
Offers job seeking resources, skills training, and placement services.
Toll Free: 800/741-0186
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Free consulting service to increase the employability of people with disabilities.
Toll Free: 800/526-7234 (V), 877/781-9403 (TTY)
Small Business and Self-Employment Service (SBSES)
Located at the Job Accommodation Network, the SBSES is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor that provides comprehensive information, counseling and referrals about self-employment and small business ownership opportunities for people with disabilities. SBSES is located at JAN and is available through JAN's toll free number 800/526-7234 or their website at askjan.org/entre
National Telecommuting Institute (NTI)
National Telecommuting Institute (NTI) is a unique educational/job-matching organization pioneering the development of telework jobs for Americans with disabilities.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
RRTC on Workplace Supports – VCU Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention
This project has completed its research activities. The site remains as a resource for families and health professionals.
Phone: 804/828-1851 (V), 804/828-2494 (TTY)
State Vocational Rehabilitation Offices
Listed in Alphabetical Order by State, available through the Job Accommodation Network
Toll free: 800/526-7234 (V), 877/781-9403 (TTY)
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – Part of the ADA
Toll Free: 800/669-4000 (V), 800/669-6820 (TTY)
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Maintaining and strengthening the nation’s economy by aiding, counseling, assisting and protecting the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters.
Toll Free: 800/827-5722
Workers’ Compensation Insurance.com
Listing of Workers’ Compensation websites by state.
Workers' Compensation Offices by State