How Deanna Did It

Deanna went from living on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to getting a job and having a higher income. Then, she learned that a Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS) could help her save up some money so that she could meet her long-term goal of getting a better job, which would eventually enable her to buy her own home. Thanks to AHCCCS, her medical expenses were covered the entire time.

To improve her life situation, Deanna:

Once SSA approved her PASS application, Deanna started working on her master’s degree. Today Deanna is well on her way to completing it.