NAMI has information on our website on succeeding at work. For help finding employment, you may wish to reach out to the following organizations:
- Your State Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Office is a government agency that assists individuals living with disabilities to gain and maintain employment. The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) maintains a comprehensive list of vocational rehabilitation agencies in the U.S.
- GettingHired is a resource that helps people connect with employers who are open to hiring people with disabilities.
- Work Opportunities United, is an organization the teams with state vocational rehabilitation services to offer support employment opportunities in the following locations.
- Another option is to contact 211, a nation-wide service that connects people to local resources including employment, housing, food, medical & mental health clinics, etc. You can reach the service by dialing 211 or through their website at www.211.org.
To learn about accommodations at work, check out JAN, the Job Accommodation Network. JAN is the leading source of information on workplace accommodations and mental health employment issues. Their expert guidance is always free and confidential. You can call JAN at 800-526-7234.