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  • The ADRS WIPA  project provides basic information and referral services to beneficiaries and recipients of SSDI and SSI interested in entering or re-entering work. The toll free Information & Referral (I&R) line is 877-816-4602 and is monitored daily.
  • The Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool helps you find out if you could get benefits that Social Security administers. Based on your answers to questions, this tool will list benefits for which you might be eligible and tell you more information about how to qualify and
  • was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs.

  • Benefits Training and Consulting offers training and technical assistance throughout the US on issues and services related to the employment of person with disAbilities.

  • was launched in an effort to provide American Indians and Alaska Natives with easy, online access to Federal resources and programs.
  • You can apply for Social Security or SSI payments for your child by calling Social Security toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 or by visiting your local Social Security office. If you are applying for SSI payments for your child, you should have his or her Social Security number and birth certificate with you when you apply. If you are applying for SSDI benefits for your child, please have your own Social Security number with you in addition to the child’s Social Security number and birth certificate.
  • SSA Publication No. 64-030, (2015 Red Book), January 2015, ICN 436900 (Español). The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities.
  • my Social Security Account is a personalized online account that Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients can use to access their benefit verification letter, payment history, and earnings record instantly using their online account. People age 18 and older can sign up for an account at
  • The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources. SSI benefits also are payable to people 65 and older without disAbilities who meet the financial limits.