Federal Funding for the Employment of People with Disabilities
On September 11, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced $8.4 million in continued funding to 8 agencies that provide supportive services to job seekers with disabilities. U.S. Secretary of Labor, Thomas E. Perez, noted the distinct importance of attaining self-sufficiency through employment for individuals with disabilities, and the fact that this diverse population comprises a workforce with skills that employers require.
Visit the DOL website for more information about DOL funding and recipients.
For more information about policies and programs that support the right of people with disabilities to live and work in an integrated community setting, visit the Community Integration Center at TAC.