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  • Disability Job Services

    Agency: MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center



    The MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Centers (MHFHCC) offer employment services to members of our community with a disability to assist with finding jobs and accessing employment related benefits. The MHFHCC provides adaptive equipment, available in the Resource Room, ensuring that customers with disabilities have equal access to services, programs and events. To accommodate specific needs, please request an accommodation at the Front Desk 
    Priority of Service programs.

    Accommodations can be found at the MHFHCC including:
      >  Height Adjustable computer workstations
      >  Large Screen Monitor with Articulated Arm
      >  VisiKey Large Print Keyboard, Wireless Mouse, Trackball Mouse
      >  Laptop Speaker Phone with Voice Recording Option
      >  Video Phone for American Sign Language Users
      >  Magnifier / LCD Projector
      >  American Sign Language Interpreters (advance notice required)
      >  Automatic Handicap Door Openers
      >  Braille Signage / Screen readers.

    The MHFHCC also offers The Ticket to Work (TTW) Program to our customers who receive SSI or SSDI. TTW is a free and voluntary program that can help Social Security beneficiaries go to work, get a good job that may lead to a career, and become financially independent, all while keeping their Medicare or Medicaid. Individuals who receive Social Security benefits because of a disability and are age 18 through 64 may qualify for the program. 

    Ticket to Work services include: 
      >  Individual career counseling, job search assistance, and post-employment support  
      >  Benefits counseling 
      >  Access to Achieving a Better Life (ABLE) Accounts – tax advantaged savings accounts 
      >  Plan to Achieve Self Sufficiency (PASS) Accounts – save for items or services to achieve a work goal 
      >  Access adaptive equipment 
      >  Access to training funds when eligible
      >  Information and referral to other programs 
      >  Work Incentive Seminar Events (WISE) – For Supplemental Social Security Disability Recipients





    • MassHire MHFHCC (Greenfield)
      Fax: (413) 774-2954
      Greenfield Office Toll-Free: (800) 457-2603
      Business Line: (413) 774-4361
      One Arch Place
      Greenfield, MA 01301
      Directions

    • MassHire MHFHCC Affiliate Career Center: Forbes Library (Northampton)
      Greenfield Office for Northampton: (413) 774-2954
      Greenfield Office Toll-Free: (800) 457-2603
      Greenfield Office for Northampton: (413) 774-4361
      Forbes Library
      20 West Street,
      Northampton, MA 01060
      Directions

    • MassHire MHFHCC (Orange)
      Orange Office Fax: (978) 544-0273
      North Quabbin Office, Orange: (978) 544-3506
      The Literacy Project, Orange Innovation Center
      131 West Main St., Suite 1, First Floor,
      Orange, MA 01364
      Directions



    Agency: MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center

    Languages Offered:

    Program Fees: None

    Eligibility: For more information on Disability Job Services, contact the MHFHCC

    Area(s) Served:
    • Franklin County
    • Hampshire County
    • Athol, Worcester County
    • Petersham, Worcester County
    • Phillipston, Worcester County
    • Royalston, Worcester County




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