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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 Handle Social Security Overpayments

If the Social Security Administration (SSA) finds that you have gotten too much money in your Social Security benefit, they will send you a Notice of Overpayment. Social Security overpayments can happen for many reasons. Sometimes it is because you didn’t report something that could affect your eligibility, like how much you worked despite your disability, and sometimes it is for reasons only Social Security would know about. 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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