Work Incentives Benefits Counseling

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The Sherlock Center has a long history of partnering with state and community organizations and local Social Security Offices to provide work incentives benefits counseling to individuals with disabilities entering the workforce or interested in returning to work.

Our services include

  • Information and referral
  • Benefits counseling for people living in Rhode Island and Connecticut
  • Training and information sessions (live and recorded)

Read the following Social Security pamphlet to learn the basics about SSI and SSDI work incentives or listen to the audio file. 

Working While Disabled: How We Can Help (PDF)

Como podemos ayudarle si trabaja mientras esta incapacitdo (PDF)

Working While Disabled: How We Can Help (English Audio)

Work Incentive Benefits Counseling resources

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  • Online Resource

    Sherlock Plan: Medicaid for Working People with Disabilities

    The Sherlock Plan – Medicaid for Working People with Disabilities Program is a type of Medicaid eligibility for working adults with disabilities. People eligible under this category are entitled to the full scope of Medicaid benefits, home and community-based services, and services needed to facilitate and/or maintain employment. Some participants may be required to pay a monthly premium.

  • Online Resource

    Social Security Administration Publications

    This searchable page links dozens of SSA publications; additional formats such as English audio and Spanish are available for many.

  • Online Resource

    Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work

    Social Security's free and voluntary Ticket to Work Program supports career development for people ages 18 through 64 who receive Social Security disability benefits and want to work. It helps people with disabilities move toward financial independence and connects them with the services and support they need to succeed in the workforce.

  • Online Resource

    Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work Webinars and Tutorials

    Learn more about the Ticket to Work program through webinars, on-demand learning and self-paced tutorials.