At ADEN, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to live their American Dream.

If you receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, are age 18 through 64 and you’re ready to return to work, we are here to help you receive free support and assistance through the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Ticket to Work Program. Whether you are entering the workforce for the first time, returning to work or currently working, ADEN can support you in your efforts.

Why Become an ADEN participant?

  • We are committed to help you develop and achieve the goals in your Individual Work Plan.
  • You will be considered a Participant, as we want SSA disability beneficiaries to understand the return to work is your choice, and we are here to help you achieve self-sufficiency.
  • Our members can provide direct employment services to you.
  • Our members represent a diverse background of employment service providers, and we welcome participants who communicate with American Sign Language, Spanish, or English as their primary language.

Even if you don’t see your state listed on the Member map but you feel ADEN is your preferred provider, please contact us.  Many Members provide services in multiple states, or at a distance.

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Participant Outcomes

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Services We Provide

ADEN provides all the core services that the Social Security Administration (SSA) expects of any Employment Network, as well as additional unique services to Participants that are not required by SSA, to support your success in securing long-term financial stability.

Want to work and currently receiving Social Security disability benefits?

ADEN services include the following:

ADEN will review your transferable skills and help you consider an appropriate job match based on your skills and abilities.

Through certified benefits and work incentive practitioner, this key service will clarify information on how wages can impact your benefits and health insurance and introduce to you the available SSA Work Incentives.

ADEN will support your work efforts to discover job leads, prepare you for interviews, and provide action steps to help you enter the workforce.

When you assign your Ticket to ADEN, you will be offered the opportunity to access creditable resources and tools that support your financial goals including improved credit, personal financial management, and strategies that promote self-sufficiency.

Support doesn’t stop after job placement. You can stay connected to ADEN through the Ticket program for up to 5-7 years to ensure a smooth transition to work, and to continue advisement about SSA disability benefits and work incentives, job accommodations and referrals to financial wellness resources.

Are you currently working but still receiving Social Security disability cash benefits – and have not assigned your Ticket to Work?

ADEN services include the following:

While you are working it is a critical time for you to be connected with benefits and work incentive advisement from certified personnel. Planning to move off of benefits and on the path to financial self-sufficiency can be achieved through this key ADEN service.

ADEN provides support to help you start a new job, adjust to a work schedule or establish positive relationships with new supervisors.

Considering a new job or applying for a promotion, want to work more hours or need to ask for a job accommodation? ADEN will assist you with adapting to the work environment and building your career.

ADEN will help you locate needed community services and make referrals, as needed.

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ADEN Participants will find resources of interest in this section..

Resources may include information that was created by ADEN, as well as resources we have identified from reputable sources that will focus on employment and disability.

If you choose to assign your Ticket with ADEN, there are more effective resources wanting to be shared with you…


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