jobs Fond du Lac Area Job and Career Center
349 N. Peters Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI 54935-2021
Phone 920-929-3900  ~  Fax 920-929-3924  ~  TTY 920-929-3925
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Disability Services
Accessibility at Work
Great Lakes ADA and IT Center
Offers options for visitors with low vision and other non-traditional devices for browsing such as hand held devices or TV based systems - provides technical assistance and training to businesses and people with disabilities regarding Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
Disability Resources
Non-profit organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability, and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work, and play independently. Contains links to information on jobs - how do you get them, and what can you do to improve your chances.
Job Accomodation Network
This is a free consulting service that provides information about job accomodations, ADA, and the employability of people with disabilties.
Accessibility Resources
This site provides accessibility resources and contacts by area, category, city, and organization. It also gives a detailed description of the universally accessible jobnet workstation.
Options for Independent Living
Options for Independent Living is a non-profit organization committed to empowering people with disabilities to lead independent and productive lives in their community through advocacy, the provision of information, education, technology and related services.
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
An interactive and informative website for people with a psychiatric condition that addresses issues and reasonable accomodations related to school and work.
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation offers a full array of employment services for people with disabilities. DVR on-line application
Bobby Approved
A free service that allows you to test web pages and help explore and repair barriers to accessibility and encourage compliance with existing accessibility guidelines.
Department of Health & Family Services
Provides information, referral, support and training for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Website for ODHH (Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing).
Great Lakes ADA
The Great Lakes Accessible IT Initiative completes website accessibility evaluations on request. Web pages will be evaluated against a subset of the industry-standard Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Standards and the Web Accessibility Initiative Guidelines (WAI). They will test your more commonly used pages (sampling test is free ), however, if you want a detailed report (i.e. comprehensive test) they do charge a fee.
ADA Resources in the Workplace
An informative and resourceful page on disabled worker resources
711 for Telecommunications Relay Service
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted use of the 711 dialing code for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). TRS permits persons with a hearing or speech disability to use the telephone system via a text telephone (TTY) or other device to call persons with or without such disabilities. If you want to call someone using TRS, use your TTY or dial 711 on your telephone, and you will automatically be connected to a TRS operator. If you're a TRS user traveling out of state and want to make a call, there is no longer a need to learn the state's TRS provider's telephone number. Just dial 711. It's fast, functional and free.
The Disability Resource Coordinator (DRC)
is a program serving Winnebago, Outagamie, Fond du Lac, Waushara, Waupaca, Green Lake and Calumet counties. The DRC program can help you find and connect with resources available in your community that can support you in going back to work. It is free, has no paperwork needed to start the process and available to meet with you within a week of contact at your local Job Center.

Through the Disability Resource Coordinator, you can get help with:

• Look at ways to help you find a job that could fit your needs

• Find programs in the Job Center that would be able to help you achieve your work goals

• Work with community agencies to help move you to the goal of work

• Help explain how working can be possible while receiving community benefits

• Provide individual job preparation such as working on résumés, interviews and other job search skills

• Help with encouragement and support while looking for work and working

Social Security Benefits
Social Security Online
This worksite provides information for youth with disabilities, employers, beneficiaries, service providers, and advocates on employment of Social Security beneficiaries.
Benefits Planning, Assistance, and Outreach
The Benefits Planning, Assistance and Outreach goal is to assist individuals with disabilities in making informed choices about employment and work incentives.
Ticket to Work
A comprehensive national initiative designed to assist Social Security beneficiaries with disabilities to find employment, vocational rehabilitation, and other supportive services from public and provate providers.
The Comprehensive Health and Earnings Query
Understanding how work affects your eligibility for disability programs. The Comprehensive Health and Earnings Query is an easy and free way to learn more about your transition to work and how benefits may be affected.
Plan for Achieving Self Support (PASS)
Within this website you will find a detailed explanation of the PASS program as well as a helpful tutorial on completing the application including the online version of the form that can be printed or saved.
Most workers with disabilities require no special accommodation to perform their jobs.

Population growth for Fond du Lac County is expected to increase by 11.5% between 2000-2020.

Fond du Lac County's per capita income ranks 17th highest of the state's 72 counties.

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Fond du Lac Area Job & Career Center
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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