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Benefits planning and counseling

The need for accurate information about the impact that employment may have on an individual's Social Security disability and other federal benefits is crucial. In recent years, there has been an expansion in the development of tools, services, and supports available to assist individuals in making informed choices about employment.

Tips and Resources for One-Stop Staff to Assist Customers in Managing Social Security Disability Benefits

Comprehensive information on Social Security disability benefits

Using Social Security Work Incentives to Pay for Transportation

A summary of ways that individuals receiving Social Security disability benefits can utilize Social Security Work Incentives to pay for transportation

Making It Easier to Go to Work: What the Changes at Social Security Mean to You

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has developed a number of incentives or supports to assist people with disabilities to enter the workforce. The intent is to diminish the consequences and fears about returning to work. Recently, there have been a

Benefits Counseling for People with Disabilities (Anchorage, AK)

This promising practice describes how Alaska�s Division of Public Assistance cooperated with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to create a fund used to provide benefits counseling to people with disabilities, aged 18-64, who received public assi

One-Stop Centers and Social Security Disability Benefits

Comprehensive information on Social Security disability benefits

Social Security Resources

Listing of organizations that provide information, resources, and services concering social security

One-Stop Career Centers and the New Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program

This edition of provides an overview of the major provisions in the final regulations implementing the Ticket to Work program, and describes the policy tradeoffs and other factors a One-Stop Career Center may want to consider before determin

Understanding the SSI Work Incentives

Information on the most commonly used Social Security Administration programs to help people who receive SSI on retain benefits that can support and assure long-term employment.

The Basics of Social Security Disability Benefits, and What One-Stops Should Know

Comprehensive information on Social Security disability benefits

Dealing with Social Security

Tips for One-Stop customers and staff to build a good working relationship with Social Security.

Fact Sheet - Ticket to Work Program

A Social Security Administration overview of the Ticket program

Methods for Preserving Benefits

An overview of Social Security Work Incentives that can reduce the impact of employment on disability benefits.

Working While Disabled: A Guide to Plans for Achieving Self-Support (SSA Publication No. 05-110-17, February 2004)

Electronic information sheet from the Social Security Administration.