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How Does a Job Affect Your Benefits?

Posted by on December 14, 2016 - 2 Comments


Anton at his job at Hewn


Do you receive SSI, SSDI, Medicaid or Medicare (or will you?), and do you work (or want to work?).  Then this FREE workshop is for you!  Search Inc. and No Boundaries will host Britney Qualls, Community Work Incentive Coordinator, who will present Benefits Planning: The Work Incentive Planning and Assistance Program (WIPA) on Monday, February 6, 2017, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm at No Boundaries, 824 Dempster St., Evanston.  Register here.

Who should attend?

-Adults with disabilities who work or want to work

-Transition students and/or their families

-Family Members and others who support individuals with disabilities

-Transition Coordinators

-Service Providers

You will learn 

  • How earnings from work affect monthly cash benefits, Medicaid, food stamps, subsidized housing, and more etc.
  • SSI and SSDI work incentives and how they can be applied
  • Healthcare options available to Social Security beneficiaries while working
  • Ticket to Work program
  • How to get free employment services to assist in finding employment

Seating is limited, so you must register for this special event by February 3, 2017! Register here

No Boundaries is physically accessible and is a short walk from the CTA, Pace and Metra stops.  Metered street parking on Dempster St.  Free parking on side streets.No Boundaries - Train For Work, Train For Life Logo


K. says:
Dec 18, 2016

How do I RSVP?

Patti Goldenberg says:
Dec 18, 2016

How do you RSVP for this event? I don’t see a link.

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