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A Consumer Guide to the Ticket to Work in Maine

If you get SSDI or SSI benefits based on disability and would like to work to increase your current earnings and improve your quality of life, this program can help you get vocational rehabilitation, training, job referrals, and other ongoing support and services. more...

How to Cope with Social Security Overpayments

What Can I Do if I am Overpaid? If Social Security finds that you have gotten too much money in your disability or SSI check, they will send you a Notice of Overpayment. This may happen because you did not report a change to Social Security (SSA). For example, you may not have told SSA that you started working, or that your child moved out of your house, or that your child began getting child support. In some cases, more...

Social Security and VA Electronic Payments

What does the electronic benefits system mean for me? Starting on  May 1, 2013 all Social Security and VA benefits recipients will get their benefits electronically. Paper checks will no  longer be available. You will have two options for receiving payments: Direct deposit into your bank account, or If you do not have a bank account, you may enroll in the government’s Direct Express Debit MasterCard program. You more...

Social Security Disability Benefits

The Social Security Administration posts this easy-to-read online guide - providing a good overview of the program, who may qualify and how to apply. more...

Social Security Disability Benefits - Apply Online

After finding out if you may qualify, you can start the application process by filling out the SSA's online form.  more...

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