Kylle’ D. McKinney
In case you depend on Supplemental Security Revenue (SSI) funds or Social Security Incapacity Insurance coverage (SSDI) advantages and need to begin or return to work, we will help.
Ticket to Work (Ticket) is a program that helps profession improvement for SSDI beneficiaries and SSI recipients who need to work and progress towards monetary independence. The Ticket program is free and voluntary. Be taught extra concerning the Ticket to Work program at www.ssa.gov/work or name the Ticket to Work Assist Line at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY) Monday by Friday, 8 a.m. to eight p.m. ET.
Along with the Ticket to Work program, the Plan for Reaching Self-Help (PASS) program additionally helps folks with disabilities return to work. A PASS means that you can put aside sources and different revenue moreover your SSI for a specified interval. With a PASS you may pursue a piece purpose that can scale back or get rid of your want for SSI or SSDI advantages.
How does a PASS assist somebody return to work?
· We base SSI eligibility and cost quantities on revenue and sources (objects of worth that the particular person owns).
· PASS lets an individual with a incapacity put aside cash and objects they personal to pay for objects or companies wanted to attain a selected work purpose.
· The target of the PASS is to assist folks with disabilities discover employment that reduces or eliminates the necessity for SSI or SSDI advantages.
You may learn all concerning the PASS program at www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-11017.pdf.
The PASS should be in writing and we should approve the plan. To start out, contact your native PASS Cadre or native Social Security workplace for an software (Type SSA-545-BK). It’s also possible to entry the shape at www.ssa.gov/kinds/ssa-545.html. Ticket to Work service suppliers, vocational counselors, or a consultant or relative will help you write a PASS.
For extra details about PASS, learn The Crimson Ebook – A Information to Work Incentives at www.ssa.gov/redbook.
Your job isn’t only a supply of revenue — it may be a automobile to independence or the start step to fulfilling your goals. Let our Ticket to Work program or PASS program enable you obtain your targets.
Kylle’ D. McKinney is an Alabama Social Security Public Affairs Specialist