Note regarding rescheduled date/time: If you were registered for the original date on February 14th, you do not need to register again – just email Hallie@homelessinfo.org to confirm you can still attend the new date.
Registration Full – Wait List Available
Thank you for your interest in this training opportunity. This workshop is now full, but you may complete the registration form to be added to the wait list, and to sign up for our email list to hear about future training opportunities.
If/when a spot in the training opens up for you, we will contact you at the email or phone number you provided to confirm your registration. Please note that placement on the wait list does not guarantee you a spot at the training.
Helping people experiencing homelessness apply for and maintain SSI/SSDI benefits
Marcos Zuñiga, Directing Attorney, Disabled Advocacy Project – Seattle Community Law Center
Megan Monasmith, Social Service Trainer – Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
This training is geared towards case managers for people experiencing homelessness – both new case managers as well as experienced providers who have questions and would like additional support in navigating the SSI/SSDI system.
This training will go in-depth about strategies you can use to assist people who are experiencing homelessness successfully navigate the SSI & SSDI application process, and how to troubleshoot issues for people who already have SSI/SSDI benefits. You will learn the ins and outs of working with the Social Security Administration, 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/SSDI.
Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Street parking is free in the neighborhood. The 7 bus route stops within a few blocks of the 2100 Building.
Cost: Free to staff at organizations that are current members of the Coalition on Homelessness, or $40 per person.
Wait, there’s a cost for this training? I thought Coalition trainings were all free?
We are pleased to offer training opportunities to staff at current Coalition member organizations for free. Membership dues power our advocacy, organizing, and education – including monthly meetings and case manager trainings.
Staff at not-yet member organizations – we invite organizations that support our mission to join the Coalition as a member (click here to find out more about the benefits of membership or to join) or you may pay $40 per person.
Not sure whether your organization is a member, or if they will pay for you to attend this training? Please register and Coalition staff will follow-up.
If you work with people who are homeless, we want you to be able to attend this training and will work with you and/or your organization to make that happen!
Questions? Please email Hallie Cranos, Member Services Coordinator: Hallie[at]homelessinfo[dot]org or call 206-204-8353.
Note: Unrestricted street parking is limited near Southside Commons, so we encourage attendees to use public transportation or carpool to this event.
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Thank you for registering for our Public Benefits 201 training on February 14, 2019.
If your organization is not a current Coalition member, staff will follow up about next steps. In the meantime, please share information about this training and other benefits of membership with the right person at your organization.
If you have any questions please email Hallie[at]homelessinfo[dot]org.