Resources for Customers with Disabilities
Career Link is committed to serving our customers and providing access to our services. We have a variety of equipment and resources designed to assist individuals with disabilities available at our locations across central Illinois.
Career Link offices have assistive technology and materials to accommodate a variety of disabilities. All offices offer screen reading and magnification software. The Normal and Peoria offices are equipped with motorized adjustable workstations, adjustable chairs and enhanced keyboards and mice. A Braille printer is available in the Peoria office.
Illinois Relay Services
Illinois Relay is a free service that allows people who are Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Speech-Disabled, or Deaf-Blind to place and receive calls to standard telephone users via a keyboard or assistive device. Illinois Relay offers additional relay numbers for people who want to use their voice or hearing with their TTY and for people who are deaf-blind and use a tele-braille. Standard telephone and TTY users also have a choice to use Illinois Relay's traditional 10 digit numbers or the convenient three-digit number 711.
Other Resources for Individuals with Disabilities
- Americans with Disabilities Act - Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Employer Tax Credits - An employer who hires you may qualify for a variety of federal tax credits. The tax credits give the employer an incentive to hire you for the job.
- Illinois Assistive Technology Program - Helps individuals with disabilities by providing assistive technology devices and services throughout Illinois.
- Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services - Works in partnership with people with disabilities and their families to assist them in making informed choices to achieve full community participation through employment, education, and independent living opportunities.
- Illinois Healthcare Portal for Persons with Disabilities - Helps ensure that people with disabilities and their families get the information they need to take advantage of the services the State of Illinois has to offer.
- Job Accommodation Network Portal - The leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
- Social Security Disability Benefits - Social Security pays disability benefits to people who can't work because they have a medical condition that's expected to last at least one year or result in death.
For more details, please contact Career Link's Equal Opportunity Officer, David Vaughn, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-321-0293.