Work Without Limits establishes relationships with educational institutions, community-based organizations and government agencies that provide employment services to individuals with disabilities. We call these organizations our Community Partners, the purpose of which is to connect them and the job seekers they represent to the disability-inclusive employers that are part of the business network we manage called Disability:IN Massachusetts. Employer members of Disability:IN Massachusetts have job and intern opportunities available and are committed to including people with disabilities in their workplaces. To learn more about becoming a Work Without Limits Community Partner, contact Kathy Muhr at Kathy.Muhr@umassmed.edu or 508-856-3533.
Work Without Limits also offers a variety of other training, consulting and capacity building services for employment service organizations. Learn more about our service offerings below.
Work Without Limits offers a number of opportunities for our Community Partners to connect with employers that are committed to including people with disabilities in their workplaces. When you sign up with Work Without Limits, you receive an exclusive invitation to join our private LinkedIn group that includes leading disability inclusive employers seeking to connect with qualified candidates with disabilities. Also, through our monthly e-newsletter, you will receive pertinent, up-to-date information and resources.
Administrative Employment Network
The Work Without Limits Administrative Employment Network (AEN) provides the administrative functions that allow community-based organizations to access payments through the Social Security Ticket to Work program. The AEN also offers on-going benefits counseling to support Social Security beneficiaries as they work and increase their earnings.
Training & Consulting
Training for employment service providers address a number of topics related to some of the biggest employment challenges that people with disabilities face including how work income affects public benefits such as SSI, SSDI, Medicare and Medicaid. We also offer training for job developers and employment specialists on how to effectively engage employers.
Work Without Limits offers information and resources to employment service providers and community organizations including information and tip sheets, resource guides and links to local and national organizations.
Work Without Limits Benefits Counseling assists individuals with disabilities to understand how work earnings or wage increases affect eligibility for public benefits, such as SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, and/or Medicare.
Our team of certified Community Work Incentives Coordinators serve Massachusetts residents residing in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex and Worcester counties. We also provide benefits counseling to New York residents residing in Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie and Washington counties.
Work Without Limits regularly offers educational and networking events for employers, service providers, and individuals with disabilities. Our events include two annual career fairs, our annual Raise the Bar HIRE! conference, as well as our annual Disability Mentoring Day.
Work Without Limits forms partnerships with organizations that provide employment services to individuals with disabilities such as colleges and universities, state agencies, and community-based organizations. Work Without Limits connects these Community Partners to members of Disability:IN Massachusetts, a network of disability-inclusive employers, that are seeking to connect to qualified candidates with disabilities. Through these partnerships, we work to understand each other’s value and services and promote those services among Work Without Limits’ employer and community partners.