MA Disability Employment Initiative

Massachusetts

The Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) is a three-year federal grant program that improves education, training, employment opportunities, and employment outcomes for youth and adults with disabilities who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits. In 2012, Massachusetts was awarded a Round 3 DEI grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment Training Administration. 

 
In 2014 Massachusetts was awarded a Round 5 grant.
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding
Systems: 
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Workforce Development
Topics: 
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Resource Leveraging
Date Enacted: 
10/01/2012
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