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Are You Eligible for Any Government Benefits?

Enter information into this website and it will give you a report on benefits you may be eligible to receive.

Coronavirus: Survivors & the Workplace

For some survivors of domestic violence, going to work or school can provide a safe haven and respite from the abuse experienced at home or in interpersonal and familial relationships. And the added stress of close quarters created by social distancing measures may indeed exacerbate violence experienced at home.

Frequently Asked Questions About the "Ticket to Work"

Common questions about the "Ticket to Work" Program

How Social Security Can Make Payments to Someone Who is Managing Your Money For You

Social Security's Representative Payment Program provides fiduciary assistance for our beneficiaries who are incapable of managing or directing someone else to manage their Social Security or SSI payments.

Protecting Your Disability Benefits from Creditors

Brief information on obtaining benefits and step-by-step information on how to protect your benefits from creditors.

Social Security Appeals Process Chart

A chart describing the Social Security Administration appeals process

Supplemental Security Income

SSI is short for Supplemental Security Income. It pays monthly benefits to people who are 65 or older, or who are blind, or who have a disability and don't own much or have a lot of income. Monthly benefits can go to disabled and blind children as well as adults. Read more about SSI in this booklet from the Social Security Administration web site.

What You Need To Know When You Get Disability Benefits

You might think that, because the disability application process is over and your benefits are about to start, you no longer have to worry about Social Security. But what should you do if your condition improves? Or what if you want to go back to work but are afraid of losing your benefits? Knowing the answers to these and other questions now will save you a great deal of time, inconvenience and maybe some money later.

When Adults Need Help Making Decisions and Managing Daily Affairs

A non-lawyer's guide to D.C.'s legal tools for assisting adults.

Are You Eligible for Any Government Benefits?

Enter information into this website and it will give you a report on benefits you may be eligible to receive.

Benefits Check Up

Information on what benefits seniors may be eligible for. Requires filling out a form.

Benefits for People With Disabilities

Information about the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs.

Disability Application Starter Kit

Everything you need to apply for disability benefits, including an online application and tips for preparing for your interview.

Social Security Disability Benefits

Basic facts about applying for disability benefits and what to do if your application is denied.

Supplemental Security Income

SSI is short for Supplemental Security Income. It pays monthly benefits to people who are 65 or older, or who are blind, or who have a disability and don't own much or have a lot of income. Monthly benefits can go to disabled and blind children as well as adults. Read more about SSI in this booklet from the Social Security Administration web site.

What You Need To Know When You Get Disability Benefits

You might think that, because the disability application process is over and your benefits are about to start, you no longer have to worry about Social Security. But what should you do if your condition improves? Or what if you want to go back to work but are afraid of losing your benefits? Knowing the answers to these and other questions now will save you a great deal of time, inconvenience and maybe some money later.

Are You Eligible for Any Government Benefits?

Enter information into this website and it will give you a report on benefits you may be eligible to receive.

Benefits Check Up

Information on what benefits seniors may be eligible for. Requires filling out a form.

Disability Discrimination

General information from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission about disability discrimination, including information about "reasonable accommodations" and how to file a charge of discrimination.

Frequently Asked Questions About the "Ticket to Work"

Common questions about the "Ticket to Work" Program

How Social Security Can Make Payments to Someone Who is Managing Your Money For You

Social Security's Representative Payment Program provides fiduciary assistance for our beneficiaries who are incapable of managing or directing someone else to manage their Social Security or SSI payments.

Protecting Your Disability Benefits from Creditors

Brief information on obtaining benefits and step-by-step information on how to protect your benefits from creditors.

What You Need to Know About Pooled Special Needs Trusts

Information about a way to protect your Medicaid or SSI benefits if you earn, inherit or receive a lump sum of money.

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