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Illinois DHS/Work Incentive Planning and Assistance|
|Eligibility:||Anyone who gets Social Security disability benefits (SSI or SSDI) and wants to work can receive free benefits planning services.
|Area Served:||State of Illinois|
|Services Provided:||Help individuals who receive SSI or SSDI and are interested in getting a job understand how working will affect their benefits.
Explain how all of your benefits will be affected if you go to work;
Give you a written report that show how earnings from your job will change your benefits;
Tell you about other community services that can help you;
Be available to answer any questions you have about your benefits, even after you go to work;
Provide ongoing benefits management, which can include a new analysis if you get a raise; and
Make a referral to help you resolve any legal barriers related to employment, such as employer accommodations that will help you do your job.
|Comments:||How to apply?
For more information about the Work Incentive Planning and Assistance Program or to apply for services, call 1-800-807-6962 (Voice) or 1-866-444-8013 (TTY). You can also contact me directly at 217-381-4706 or 866-390-6771 ext. 2 or 3.
|Last updated: 2015-03-31|