HI, I'm not a newbie but have not posted anything in a LONG time. I have some questions about SS disability's "ticket to work" program but am paranoid about contacting them at all. I guess I worry that if I indicate to them that I am ready to work at all (part-time), that they will try to line me up with a position as a doorstop at Walmart. No offence to Walmart workers, like all honest work it is honorable, but I know I could not take the lights, noise and any uncertainty in my schedule that would form the environment of any big department store. I am thinking about a very small-scale errand service. I do small chores and errands now for several friends who absolutely cannot get out nor drive and I gladly do them for free, as these friends have helped me enormously in the past. But it has occured to me that I CAN do these simple things for others who can afford to pay for them. I can do light household chores, sewing/mending, cook soups, shop for necessities and am a very good chauffeur. I also happen to live in an area with many up-scale seniors and retirees. I'm NOT a very good organizer and that is why I'd like to confer with a service that may help me structure a very simple plan. I would NEVER try to make this a big deal, (I know I couldln't handle that), but feel I could make a comfortable difference in my monthly income. Does anyone know if SSD has any services that may be useful for me in that area? Does "ticket" help one with self-employment plans, or only with gaining employment. I am a (young!) senior citizen and I also get disability. It is vitally important to me to be able to control my schedule and to keep it small.