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MSWorks is a program designed to provide services to individuals with multiple sclerosis who have questions and/or concerns about maintaining current employment, career changes or returning to the work force, as well as questions about disability benefits.

SERVICES

This program offers career and individual counseling, referrals to other community agencies and educational programs to address employment and Social Security Disability benefits concerns.

Services may include the following:

  • Intake interview: fill out an intake form (PDF) first.
  • Career exploration and counseling
  • Skills and interests assessments
  • Job seeking skills training
  • Explanations of legal rights
  • Disclosure and accommodations
  • Referrals to local and government agencies
  • Vocational rehabilitation

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RESOURCES

Exploring employment options and making decisions about your career is a very important decision at any time in your life. Having a chronic illness can create additional challenges and barriers. Click here to find out what useful resources are available to you.

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EVENTS

We are pleased to present programs and teleconferences on a variety of topics regarding employment and MS. Please visit our calendar for a list of upcoming programs. Recordings of prior programs can be accessed through Podbean.

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CONTACT

If you need information about something you have seen on this site, please contact us.

Christina Forster, MA, CRC, Employment Services Manager

30 S. 17th St., Suite 800

Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 271-1500

MSworks@pae.nmss.org

MSWorks would like to thank the Kessler Foundation for their support, which has made the employment program possible.

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