Ticket to Work

KFI staff Jeff Hooke (L) and Lee Hockridge (R) with Lincoln business owner Sterling “Boody” Osgood, 2009 winner of the Maine Workforce Achievement Award
  • KFI's Service area extends throughout Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties.
  • KFI staff may work with any person who is an SSI or SSDI beneficiary, who has received a TICKET TO WORK from Social Security.
  • KFI's Employment Networkcan offer you:
    • Career counseling
    • Assistance with resume writing and interviewing
    • Referral to benefits specialist
    • Job development & placement
    • Job accommodations
    • On-going support
  • KFI has successfully provided employment services for over 25 years
  • KFI may work with you to find a job without going through VR (Vocational Rehabilitation), or may support you to keep your job after you have been a client of VR.
  • KFI helps you find a job and supports you to keep your job, AT NO COST TO YOU
  • KFI may be able to offer you an incentive to choose KFI as your EN (Employment Network), depending on your total earnings and the length of time you maintain steady employment. This may be negotiated prior to signing your INDIVIDUAL WORK PLAN.
  • Service area extends throughout Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties.

KFI received the maximum 3-year employment services accreditation in May 2009. 

What the accreditation report said about KFI:

  • "The community employment program is well-crafted, thorough, and professional; assessment, job placement, supported employment, employer education, and follow-up are true strengths of the organization."
  • "Job developers have a sterling reputation. Employers comment on the integrity and honesty of the employment staff. Job developers know the local employers well... The employment services team has achieved extraordinary results."
  • "(KFI) is highly respected and valued by persons served and their families, employers and community businesses, the general public, and other stakeholders."

Contact Information

Contact Name:  Jeff Hooke
Toll Free #:   (877) 376-2289
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Office Locations

175 Exchange Street
Suite 260
Bangor, ME  04401
(207) 945-9828 
57 Main Street
Lincoln, ME  04457
(207) 794-2289
TTY (207) 794-2289 
1024 Central Street
Suite A
Millinocket, ME  04462
(207) 723-9466 

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