Employment is a fundamental value and ambition in American culture, and people with disabilities want to be a part of their communities just as everyone does. Texas Health and Human Services is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities have access to meaningful employment services in the community, especially integrated competitive employment.
- Employment First links people looking for work with employers who need employees.
- The Texas Workforce Commission helps all Texans who are looking for work. Their website includes job listings, tips for finding a job and unemployment information.
- Transition Program for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired helps young adults transition from secondary school to the world of work.
- HHSC is also a member of the State Employment Leadership Network (SELN), a cross-state cooperative venture of state agencies committed to improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities.