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Employment First provides state and national resources to assist Wyoming citizens as they seek employment opportunities. These links lead to resources specific to your needs as you obtain and maintain employment.

Resources

Employment

Wyoming@Work - Find a Job in Wyoming

Workforce Centers - Provides assistance in gaining employment and training

Vocational Rehabilitation Offices - Find your appropriate DVR contacts based on your location

State of Wyoming Job Opportunities - Interested in working for the state of Wyoming? Apply for a state job

Laws

Rocky Mountain ADA Center - Get information and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act throughout our region of Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota

State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) - Works on behalf of Wyoming citizens with disabilities and promotes competitive and integrated employment through support of the Wyoming Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to continually work to improve the quality of employment services for all people with disabilities

Accommodations

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) - Provides free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues

Disability.gov - Resources for people with disabilites

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) - Provides assistance to individuals with disabilities, their families, professionals, and University of Wyoming students through education, training, community services, and early intervention

Assisted Living Research Institute - The Assisted Living Research Institute combines real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location

Advocacy

Learn about depression in the workplace

Center for Independent Living (CIL) - A consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, non-residential private nonprofit agency that provides an array of independent living services. A CIL provides core services some of which are: information and referral, individual and systems advocacy, peer counseling and transition of youth with significant disabilities after completion of secondary education to postsecondary life. Wyoming's CILs also provide a transportation program

Wyoming Services for Independent Living (WSIL) - Counties served: Sweetwater, Sublette, Teton, Uinta, Lincoln, Fremont, Hot Springs, Washakie, WRIR and Park

Wyoming Independent Living (WIL) - Counties served: Albany, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Goshen, Laramie, Johnson, Natrona, Niobrara, Platte, Sheridan and Weston

Benefits

Centrum for Disability - Provides Work Incentive Planning Assistance (WIPA) and assistive technology assessments throughout the State of Wyoming

Social Security Administration (SSA)

Department of Family Services Offices

SSI Calculator - Get an estimated amount of your Supplemental Security Income (SSI) check if you're working

Find out how to set up a trust

Specific Information about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

WYABLE - ABLE Accounts allow individuals with disabilities to save and invest money without losing eligibility for certain public benefits programs, like Medicaid or SSI

Transition/Youth

National Technical Assistance on Transition (NTACT) - Assists State Education Agencies, Local Education Agencies, State VR agencies, and VR service providers in implementing evidence-based and promising practices ensuring students with disabilities, including those with significant disabilities, graduate prepared for success in postsecondary education and employment

National Youth Transitions Center - Empowering youth and young people with disabilities as they enter adulthood and the world of work

Parent/Family

Parent Information Center (PIC) - Provides information, support and referrals to families on their rights and responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Special Education Directors

Wyoming Transportation Providers

Are Parents Job Developers?

Veterans

HIREVets@dol.gov - Prepares veterans and separating service members for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights

VetCentral - Provides career research and resources for veterans