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In partnership with Solid Ground's Benefits Legal Assistance program and Benefits Law Center, we are pleased to invite you to this special installment of Public Benefits Are Key! training series.
Benefits Legal Assistance is a program of Solid Ground. They provide legal help and information to single adults and families whose Washington State benefits have been reduced, terminated, or denied – and those given benefits overpayment notices.
Contact them at 206.694.6742 or email@example.com to learn more.
Benefits Law Center provides legal advice and representation to low-income individuals with disabilities, in matters related to their entitlement to Social Security disability, and SSI benefits.
What to Expect
Please join us on Zoom for a brand new training as part of our Public Benefits are Key! series. This session will be an in-depth training about the Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) programs. The training will cover topics such as eligibility, income and resource limits, the disability evaluation process, and best practices for helping clients apply for these benefits. The training includes a 30 minute "Ask a Lawyer" segment where a Public Benefits attorney will be available to answer specific questions. Participants can also email questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org (please put Ask a Lawyer in the subject line).
This training is geared towards case managers working with people experiencing homelessness – both new case managers as well as experienced providers who have questions and would like additional support in navigating SSI and SSDI benefits.
This training will go in-depth about strategies you can use to assist people who are experiencing homelessness successfully navigate the application process, and how to troubleshoot issues for people who already have SSI or SSDI benefits. You will learn what you can do as a case manager to help your client with this process, and when to contact an attorney. This will be a practical, hands-on training. Participants will come away with tangible action steps and additional resources to ensure that people who are experiencing homelessness are not at a disadvantage when applying or qualifying for SSI or SSDI.
Questions? Please email Jody Rauch, Program Manager
When: Wednesday, January 25th, 2023, 9-11am PT
Who: Geared toward direct service providers but anyone is welcome to attend.
Free! (but pre-registration is needed to receive link)
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Thank you for registering for the Public Benefits Are Key! training.
If you have any questions please email jody[at]homelessinfo[dot]org.