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AGE 18 And Up:

Social Security’s Ticket to Work program supports career development for Social Security disability beneficiaries age 18 through 64 who want to work. The Ticket program is free and voluntary. The Ticket program helps people with disabilities progress toward financial independence.

Do you have questions about Ticket to Work or are ready to get started?
Our Ticket to Work Help Line is staffed with knowledgeable and friendly people who can answer your questions about the program, get you enrolled and connect you with free employment services. 1-866-833-2967

4 Four facts about working while receiving disability benefits:

  1. Paid employment and Social Security disability benefits aren’t mutually exclusive — beneficiaries don’t have to choose between work andbenefits.
  2. It’s possible to work (even full-time) andkeep Medicaid and Medicare in almost everycase.
  3. It’s possible to work and come out ahead financially,even if Social Security and other agencies reduce or cease public benefits.
  4. It’s possible to receive disability benefitsagain if they are stopped due toemployment.

3 Three reasons to get information about work incentives:

  • You are currently eligible for SSI and/or SSDI benefits
  • You are at least 14 years old and haven’t reached full retirement age
  • You are working now or work is in your near future
  • Work Incentive services are free, voluntary, and confidential!


Lisa Yunek
Fund Development Officer
[email protected]