Individuals With Disabilities
Workforce Solutions Cameron is committed to providing employment-related services to all citizens of Cameron County. Workforce Solutions Cameron provides a variety of options to help customers with disabilities use the services, resources, and information offered at each of our Workforce Centers.
Special Note: As a person with a disability, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), you have the right to access all services, programs and activities provided at our Workforce Centers.Workforce Solutions Cameron is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
In addition to all service available to customers visiting the Workforce Centers, services available to individuals with disabilities, include, but are not limited to:
- Referrals for reasonable accommodations
- Workshops for a successful job search
- Sign language interpreters upon request
- Accessible technology available at the resource area computers
- Job development services
- Ticket to Work Program Information
- Education and training programs
- Information and referrals to agencies that provide: Social Security disability benefits planning & work incentive programs, job accommodations, public transportation services and vocational rehabilitation.
We encourage you to go visit one of our local Workforce Centers to learn more about available services.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
If you have a physical, mental, or cognitive impairment or disability that makes employment difficult for you, the Texas Workforce Solutions – Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Workforce Solutions Cameron may be able to assist in the areas of preparing, finding, maintaining or advancing in your career.
If you have one or more of the following [diagnosed or not] you may qualify for Vocational Rehabilitation services:
- Behavioral and mental health conditions
- Hearing impairments, including deafness
- Alcoholism or drug addiction
- Intellectual, learning and developmental disabilities
- Physical disabilities, including traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, back injury, paralysis and impaired movement
- Visual impairments
Vocational Rehabilitation Services:
- Vocational counseling and guidance
- Referrals for hearing, visual and other examinations
- Assistance with medical appointments and treatment
- Rehabilitation devices, including hearing aids, wheelchairs, artificial limbs and braces
- Therapy to address a disability, including occupational or speech therapy and applied behavioral analysis
- Physical restoration services
- Medical, psychological and vocational assessments
- Assistance with college education or trade certification
- On-the-job training
- Training in workplace and employer expectations
- Vocational adjustment training
- Rehabilitation Teachers Services to help you learn Braille, orientation & mobility, and home and health management skills if you are blind or have a visual impairment
- Supported employment
Applicants must meet eligibility requirements for Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
For more information contact your local offices at:
851 Old Alice Rd.
601 East Harrison Avenue
1812 W. Jefferson
Statewide VR Call Center 512-936-6400
Visit our website: www.twc.texas.gov/VRnearme
Disability and Employment –Federal Online Resource Directory
ETA is pleased to highlight available resources administered across different federal agencies to help American Job Centers increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. This list will help you learn about other federal resources available in your state or local area to respond to the specialized needs of our customers
Ticket To Work Program
When you take part in the Ticket to work program, you can get help finding a job, vocational rehabilitation, or other support. Employment networks and state vocational rehabilitation agencies provide these services.
These networks include private organizations and government agencies that have agreed to work with Social Security. They provide employment services and other support to beneficiaries with disabilities.
The Ticket to Work program helps you, free of charge, to get vocational rehabilitation, training, job referrals, and other employment support services.