Employment

Adult Mental Health
Human Services Department  
The Adult Mental Health Division works to ensure that programs and services are available throughout Minnesota. People may need assistance in a variety of areas, such as employment, housing, social connections, family relations and other co-occurring conditions

Day Training and Habilitation Program - Human Services
Human Services Department  
Day Training and Habilitation (DT&H) are licensed supports to help adults develop and maintain life skills, participate in community life, and engage in proactive and satisfying activities. Eligibility requirements include being 18 or over, diagnosed with developmental disabilities, and going through a screening process.

Digital Imaging - Employment for People with Developmental Disabilities
Administration Department   Developmental Disabilities, Governor's Council  
Digital imaging is a win-win solution for businesses that need to find a cost effective way to manage their business records and hiring people with developmental disabilities to do imaging work contributes to the success of this business venture. Learn about the savings, the benefits, and the future of digital imaging from government and private sector businesses that have hired people with developmental disabilities in digital imaging positions.

Disability Benefits 101
Human Services Department  
Minnesotans with disabilities want to work. However, many people with disabilities fear that if they go to work, they'll lose needed health care and other disability benefits. With DB101 people can explore different ways to balance benefits and work.

Disability Services - Department of Employment and Economic Development
Employment and Economic Development Department  
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development offers disability services for those who are blind or have low vision, are veterans, or are in need of rehabilitation services.

EFolio Minnesota
Colleges and Universities, Minnesota State  
eFolio Minnesota is a multimedia electronic portfolio designed to help you create a living showcase of your education, career and personal achievements. All Minnesota residents, including students enrolled in Minnesota schools, educators and others can use eFolio Minnesota to reach their career and education goals.

Employer Survey
Administration Department   Employment and Economic Development Department   Developmental Disabilities, Governor's Council   Disability, State Council   Human Services Department  
The research objective of this survey was to conduct a customer-focused study among Minnesota employers to identify and measure issues and perceptions that constitute barriers to employment for individuals with disabilities.

Employment for Blind, Visually Impaired or DeafBlind
Blind State Services  
These services ensure that persons who are blind, visually impaired or DeafBlind (including those who have additional physical and/or mental impairments) have the rehabilitation services they need to prepare for, seek, retain and regain employment.

Employment Information - State of Minnesota
Management & Budget, Minnesota  
The Minnesota Department of Employee Relations handles online job posting, resume, and applications processes for State of Minnesota job openings.

Extended Employment: Ongoing Supports for Minnesotans with Disabilities
Employment and Economic Development Department  
The purpose of Extended Employment is to provide the ongoing support services necessary for Minnesotans with disabilities and other significant barriers to employment to maintain and advance in jobs and careers.

Focus on Ability: Employment
Employment and Economic Development Department   Workforce Center System  
Focus on Ability is a Minnesota Workforce Center System education and training initiative designed to increase employment among people with disabilities.

Governor's Workforce Development Council
Governor's Workforce Development Council  
The Governor's Workforce Development Council (GWDC)is Minnesota's State Workforce Investment Board. GWDC's charge is to provide vision and strategic direction to the State's workforce development system to ensure that Minnesota’s employers have enough workers with the right skills to meet their workforce attraction, development and retention needs.

Guide to Starting a Business in Minnesota
Employment and Economic Development Department  
Starting a business is not a single decision but a series of them: How will you organize and register your business? What are the regulatory considerations? How will you protect your intellectual property? Is your business plan adequate? Where can you find financing? What are your obligations as an employer? Do you understand your tax responsibilities? Here we try to provide answers to those questions and more - or point you toward the state offices and agencies that are best suited to help.

Health Care and Human Services Training Program
Employment and Economic Development Department  
The Health Care and Human Services Training Program, which is a Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) Program activity, aims to alleviate worker shortages in the health care and human services industries and to increase training and educational opportunities for current and potential direct-care employees to qualify for advanced employment in these fields.

ISEEK (Internet System for Education and Employment Knowledge)
Colleges and Universities, Minnesota State  
ISEEK, the Internet System for Education and Employment Knowledge, is a web-based gateway to Minnesota career, employment, education, and business development information and services. The Internet system helps you make smart choices about careers, employment, education, and business growth.

Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities
Human Services Department  
Medical Assistance for Employed Persons (MA-EPD) with Disabilities is a work incentive that promotes competitive employment and the economic self-sufficiency of people with disabilities by assuring continued access to Medical Assistance for necessary health care services.

Minnesota Family Investment Program - Employment
Employment and Economic Development Department   Human Services Department  
The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) provides support for low-income families with children that helps parents move from welfare to unsubsidized employment.

Minnesota Family Investment Program - Human Services
Human Services Department  
The Minnesota Family Investment Program, or MFIP, is the state’s welfare reform program for low-income families with children. MFIP helps families move to work and focuses on helping families. It includes both cash and food assistance.

Partners in Employment
Administration Department   Developmental Disabilities, Governor's Council  
Partners in Employment is a self-study course designed to help people with developmental disabilities find meaningful jobs and jump start their careers.

Pathways to Employment
Human Services Department  
Pathways to Employment (PTE) is dedicated to building partnerships that help Minnesotans with disabilities successfully enter and maintain their efforts in the world of work.

Purchased Placement Services
Employment and Economic Development Department  
Department of Employment and Economic Security's Rehabilitation Services implemented an outcome-based system for placement services funded by the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program. This change will impact how VR counselors authorize services and how service vendors report and are paid for the provision of those services. The following information is intended to assist all affected Community Rehabilitation Programs (CRPs) and Limited-Use Vendors (LUVs) make the transition to this new system.

Small Business Assistance
Employment and Economic Development Department  
The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) offers a wide range of technical assistance tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized businesses in the areas of startup, expansion or relocation.

State Rehabilitation Council
Employment and Economic Development Department  
The State Rehabilitation Council has as its purpose to review, analyze, and advise regarding Vocational Rehabilitation's performance in partnership with Vocational Rehabilitation.

Ticket To Work
Employment and Economic Development Department  
Ticket To Work assists people receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits based on disability obtain employment and earn enough money to end the need for cash benefits.

Veterans' Services - Veterans Affairs Department
Veterans Affairs Department  
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs offers programs in the areas of claims and outreach, education, employment, and financial assistance.

Veterans' Services - Workforce Centers
Workforce Center System   Human Services Department  
The Minnesota Workforce Centers coordinate many state and federal programs to help Minnesota veterans get specialized employment and training services.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Employment and Economic Development Department  
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), within the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, is for people with disabilities who need our services to prepare for work, or to find and keep a job.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Employment and Economic Development Department   Workforce Center System  
With the right kind of training, preparation and work place accommodations, people with disabilities can have rewarding careers. If you have a disabliity, DEED's Vocational Rehabilitation Services unit can help you prepare for, find and keep a job, and live as independently as possible.

Workforce Centers
Employment and Economic Development Department   Workforce Center System  
Minnesota WorkForce Centers (WFCs) provide the tools, resources and services needed for job search, career planning and training needs.