Additional Employment Resources

We know that many people living with IBD need a bit of extra support. We are here to help with a listing of outside organizations, companies, and services that can make your life easier or assist you with getting the care that you need. The unpredictability of IBD can affect your job attendance and performance. These organizations may help you look for work that fits your needs and also understand your rights.


If you are looking for a specific resource not on this list, please contact our IBD Help Center.


The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation does not endorse the services offered by the organizations listed below. This is offered for informational purposes only.



Federal Government Jobs

Find thousands of federal job listings on this site and learn how to tailor a federal resume and apply for vacancies using the job announcement as your guide.


Job Accommodation Network

JAN provides free one-on-one practical guidance and technical assistance on job accommodation solutions, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities.


Job Training & Employment

A database of disability resources, including information on disability benefits, telecommuting jobs, disability employment options, and more.


National Telecommuting Institute

Since 1995, nonprofit National Telecommuting Institute (NTI) has helped people with severe disabilities find work-at-home jobs.


Public Health Online

This organization works to provide students, parents and general readers with accurate and expert-driven information and resources about public health topics, careers and the post-secondary educational landscape.


Ticket to Work

Social Security's Ticket to Work Program supports career development for Social Security disability beneficiaries ages 18 through 64 who want to work. The Ticket Program is free and voluntary, and helps people with disabilities progress toward financial independence. Individuals who receive Social Security benefits because of a disability and are ages 18 through 64 probably already qualify for the program.


U.S. Office of Personnel Management - Disability Employment

This page outlines hiring people with disabilities within the federal government, accommodations, the hiring process, and more.