Federal Agencies

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Provides information on employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, workplace injuries, inflation and prices, regional resources, and more.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC website contains information regarding diseases and conditions, healthy living, environmental health, workplace safety and health, life expectancy, injury, violence and safety, and more.

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
Details career development, training, and labor force participation issues for persons with disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Enforces laws prohibiting job discrimination and provides oversight and coordination of all federal equal employment opportunity regulations, practices, and policies.

National Council on Disability (NCD)
Provides advice to the President, Congress, and executive branch agencies promoting policies, programs, practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities and empower such individuals to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation (NIDILRR)
Conducts comprehensive and coordinated programs of research and related activities to maximize the full inclusion, social integration, employment and independent living of individuals with disabilities.

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
Provides national leadership by developing and influencing disability-related employment policy and practice affecting the employment of individuals with disabilities.

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)
Administers four major disability compensation programs which provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation, and other benefits to certain workers or their dependents who experience work-related injury or occupational disease.

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
Oversees grant programs that help individuals with disabilities obtain employment and live more independently through supports such as counseling, medical and psychological services, job training, and other individualized services.

Social Security Administration (SSA)
Administers Federal benefits programs, including the Social Security Disability Insurance Program (SSDI).