Is RETAINWORKS for me?
If you experienced a recent offsite injury or illness (mental or physical) that prevents you from returning to work right away you may qualify for RETAINWORKS. This program is for people with recent musculoskeletal injuries, mental health disorders, and chronic diseases such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Congestive Heart Failure (CHF). Conditions must be new or an existing condition that has become worse. Other qualifications include:
You must be currently employed or seeking employment.
You must live in Kansas and have a valid social security number.
You must be between the ages of 18 and 65 years.
You must not be on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). , or have a pending application.
Individuals with all levels of illness or injury will be considered. Even with the most significant disability, you can be a productive employee, whether it means returning to your old position or finding a new employment match.