Disability Program

Information on the Disability Program.

Page updated on Nov 9, 2018 at 3:03 PM

The Disability Employment Program is designed to improve education, training and employment opportunities and outcomes for youth and adult residents of the

City of Alexandria with disabilities who are unemployed, underemployed and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits. 

Workforce Development Center provides a full range of employment-related services, and assistive technology including, but not limited to:

  • Ticket to Work Program - offers people with disabilities an opportunity to achieve greater independence by providing choices in employment services and access to meaningful work.

  • Video Relay Service  - allows persons who are hard of hearing and individuals with speech impediments to communicate with standard telephone users via a sign language interpreter through a television or a computer.

  • Jaws – a computer program that converts text into speech to allow the persons with visual impairments to use a computer.

  • Zoomtext – a computer program that enlarges images on a computer screen to allow persons with visual impairments to access a computer. 

Click here to find the office that serves your area.