Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS)

Next Steps and Resources

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For general information on the PASS program, you can read Social Security’s Working While Disabled: A Guide to Plans to Achieve Self-Support.

The Cornell University Employment and Disability Institute has a very good Introduction to PASS on their website.

The University of Montana Rural Institute offers thorough information and examples of successful PASS plans on their PASS website

The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) offers Helpful Hints: How to Fill Out a Winning PASS Application.

Apply for PASS

To apply for PASS, you will need to fill out a PASS application.

The application is extensive; we recommend that you follow up with a PASS Cadre.

To contact the San Diego PASS Cadre, which serves all of Arizona, call their toll-free number: 1-855-820-0097, extension 24059 or 24060.

AZ LINKS – Aging and Disability Resource Center

Benefits and Work Incentives Consulting Services

If you're currently on SSI, SSDI, or CDB benefits, and you're looking for a job, you should qualify for free benefits consulting services. Trained Work Incentive Counsultants at Benefits 2 Work Arizona can help you understand Social Security work incentives, disability benefit programs, and how they are impacted by work. Their goal is to help you avoid complications while developing a sustainable financial plan for your future.

You can contact Benefits 2 Work Arizona at 1-866-304-WORK (9675) toll-free to find a Work Incentive Consultant serving your community.

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