Parent Focus: Making Work Part of the Plan

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For more about how to support your child as he or she looks for a job and gets one, read DB101’s articles:

  • Start Planning Now, which covers many of the basic issues faced by young people with disabilities as they become adults.
  • Finding a Job, which discusses the processes involved in deciding what sorts of work to look for and strategies for finding that work.
  • Working, which looks at what happens after your child gets a job and includes valuable suggestions about making sure work goes well.
  • Four Ways Benefits Support Work, which looks at why your child will be better off when working.
  • Use DB101’s School and Work Estimator to get a sense of how work could impact your child’s benefits.

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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