News Articles
Mar 26, 2015
Social Security's Ticket to Work program provides free employment support services to Social Security disability beneficiaries age 18 through 64 who want to work so that they can successfully transition from receiving cash benefits to full-time employment. Ticket to Work connects beneficiaries to services, such as interview coaching, résumé development, benefits counseling, vocational counseling and job placement. It also helps many beneficiaries take advantage of Social Security Work Incentives to safely transition from cash benefits while keeping their health care coverage. Benefits.gov wants you to know about these services and incentives can help beneficiaries on their journey to employment and financial independence.... Read more
Mar 12, 2015
The food you eat is one of the most basic and vital components of your overall health. It's important to eat nutritious and hearty foods to sustain yourself throughout a busy day, and also to ensure your long-term well-being. Sometimes, though, it can be hard to consume a balanced diet-hectic schedules, financial constraints, and other challenges can get in the way. That's why Benefits.gov wants you to know about some helpful food and nutrition benefits. ... Read more
Feb 26, 2015
Benefits.gov and the Social Security Administration (SSA) are pleased to announce that the SSA Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST) is mobile-friendly! The site now allows you to find SSA benefits you may be eligible for regardless of the type of device you are using. Whether on a desktop, mobile or tablet device, SSA BEST offers the same experience wherever you are.... Read more