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Benefits Counseling

Want to learn about Social Security Disability Benefits, State Disability Insurance, MediCal, and Medicare programs for people with disabilities? Look no further! CIL staff can provide information about:

  • Where and how to apply for benefits. 
  • Social Security work incentive programs that allow recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to try working without losing their disability benefits right away, including their health insurance. 
  • How to report your earnings to Social Security and what to do if you receive an overpayment notice from Social Security. 
  • ABLE Accounts – tax-advantaged savings accounts that allow eligible people with disabilities to save money without affecting their benefits.

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