VR Toolkit for SSI Youth

Check out the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Youth Toolkit website for tips, checklists, and tools to support successful work outcomes for SSI youth. You can explore ten modules that are based on information most essential to assist you in supporting youth who receive disability benefits and their families in navigating a path toward successful employment.

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KentuckyWorks Module—Benefits 101: A Guided Study of Your Own Situation

Benefits 101: A Guided Study of Your Own Situation [Take course for credit.] This one hour training is an overview of how earned income may affect eligibility for an entitlement to social security disability benefits and supplemental security income. Course Objectives Clarify the facts about the impact of work upon disability benefits and supplemental security…

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Kentucky Disability Resource Guide

Kentucky Disability Resource Guide [link] The focus of this directory is to provide a searchable database of available resources, and to provide contact information to apply for resources and/or locate additional information. In many cases, we took definitions and eligibility for services directly from the agency websites that offer these programs.

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KY Cabinet for Workforce Development

KY Cabinet for Workforce Development [link] Connecting Kentucky to employment, workforce information, education and training. The Kentucky Career Center stands ready to assist Kentuckians with disabilities in achieving suitable employment and independence. Kentucky Career Center offers a comprehensive range of services for people with disabilities. For more info, see Vocational Services.

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Office of Vocational Rehab

Office of Vocational Rehab [link] State program that gives funding, job coaches, and support to people with disabilities so they can work. Phone: (502) 564-4440 or (800) 372-7172

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Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income [link] Learn more about applying for disability benefits. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can help people with disabilities over 18 by giving them cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and housing and children with disabilities under 18 whose parents have a qualifying income. Phone: 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778)

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