Well organized information and Fact Sheets for individuals with disabilities about work incentives, SSI, SSDI, health and dental insurance and other benefits and resources in MA. Community Work Incentive Coordinators available for residents and agency workers in Massachusetts counties: Essex, Norfolk, Middlesex, Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire
Work and Social Security Benefits: An Overview Schedule of monthly presentations by BenePlan at One Stop Career Centers
MA Department of Transitional Assistance
Cash Benefit programs in MA
MA Aging and Disabilities Information Locator Searchable database of resources including Accessible Housing, Consultants, Dentists, Elder Resources, Local / Regional Offices, Physicians, Programs and Services
Information about health and dental coverage.
Download paper application in English, Large Print English, Spanish
People who are on both Medicare AND MassHealth are eligible for One Care in MA. Joining is voluntary, you may opt out of being part of One Care. One Care covers all Medicare, MassHealth and prescription drug benefits, additional mental health and substance abuse recovery services, new community-based services.
Up-to-date materials and links to a full range of information about One Care.
Benefit Counselors One Care & SHINE program (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders) listed town-by-town
Personal Care Assistance Factsheet
Benefits for people with psychiatric or physical disability
- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) pays benefits to you and certain members of your family if you are “insured,” meaning that you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes.
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI) pays benefits based on financial need.
“SSI” Fact Sheet
SSI information and link to application
The Red Book – A Guide To Work Incentives from Social Security
Internet Discount Application (Comcast)
Sacred Economics Video
Money, gifts and society in an age of transition