Lakes and Pines Community Action Council, Inc.
SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR)
Lakes and Pines North Branch Office
39555 Flink Ave, Wapiti Labs Building, North Branch, MN, 55056
Distance: 1036 Miles
SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) providers work with people who have a disability and are homeless, or at risk for homelessness, apply for:
* Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
* Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
This SOAR provider has been trained and certified by SOAR and approved by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to help people apply for SSI/SSDI.
This agency helps people with SSI applications, the reconsideration process and to appeal decisions when their applications have been denied.
- Benefits assistance
Licenses and Certifications
- Community Action Partnership
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
People with a disability who are:
* At risk for homelessness (those returning to the community from institutions such as hospitals, nursing homes, residential treatment programs, halfway house, jail, or correctional facility)
Contact the provider
Service has limited staff time to work on Social Security applications. People who are currently homeless will have priority.
SOAR Providers do not charge fees.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Primarily southern Pine, Chisago and Isanti Counties, service also provided to Aitkin, Carlton, Kanabec and Mille Lacs Counties
|Toll Free||(800) 832-6082|
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FT-1000.9500Welfare Rights Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for prospective or current public financial assistance recipients who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits to which they are entitled by law under various income support entitlement programs. The programs may help people understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, how much they can work without affecting their benefits (for some programs), the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with public assistance benefits staff; and/or represent them in administrative hearings or judicial litigation. Included are welfare rights organizations that offer a range of advocacy services as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance. Entitlement programs include (but are not limited to) General Relief (GR), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Food Stamps/SNAP, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
FT-1020Certificates/Forms Assistance Definition
Programs that help people obtain, complete and/or file official forms, certificates, documents, applications or other paperwork that is required to apply for benefits or services, initiate or respond to legal action or to officially handle or document the occurrence of a transaction; that help people acquire copies of official documents on file elsewhere; or that review legal documentation an individual has received to help explain its meaning.
A federal income maintenance program administered by the Social Security Administration that provides basic financial assistance in the form of monthly checks for people who are age 65 and older, blind or have a disability and who have little or no income and resources. Some states supplement SSI checks for certain categories of recipients. If the state's supplemental payment is federally administered, individuals are automatically assessed for SSP eligibility when they apply for SSI and the supplemental payment is included in their SSI check. If a state administers its own supplemental payments, individuals must apply separately at the state agency.
NL-1000.8100-800SSI Appeals/Complaints Definition
Programs that are responsible for hearing appeals and resolving complaints that have been filed by people who have applied for or who are receiving assistance through SSI and believe that they have been discriminated against, that their rights have been violated or that the Social Security Administration has failed to take appropriate action with respect to their application or benefits.
NL-1000.8100-820SSI Applications Definition
Social Security offices that accept applications and determine eligibility for the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program; and reinstate individuals who have lost their SSI benefits due to incarceration, institutionalization, noncompliance or other reasons. Also included are other programs that help people prepare and file SSI applications and/or are authorized to do eligibility determinations for the program.
NS-1800.8000Social Security Disability Insurance Definition
A federal program administered by the Social Security Administration that provides monthly cash benefits for disabled workers who are fully insured under the program, who are not capable of substantial gainful work and who have completed a five month waiting period.
YM-2800Homeless Shelter Residents Definition
Individuals and/or families who are currently staying in a temporary shelter for people who have no permanent housing.
YM-8500Transitional Housing/Shelter Residents Definition
People who are currently residing in facilities that provide extended shelter and supportive services for homeless individuals and/or families with the goal of helping them live independently and transition into permanent housing. Included are people who have graduated from a domestic violence shelter and are currently living in affordable housing complexes on a temporary, transitional basis until they have the resources to return to eventual independent living.
YV-3000.1500Chronically Homeless Definition
Unaccompanied adults who have been continuously homeless for a year or more or have had at least four episodes of homelessness in a three year period and suffer from one or more disabling condition(s) including a diagnosable substance abuse disorder, serious mental illness, developmental disability or chronic physical illness or disability, which limit their ability to perform activities of daily living.
YV-3000.3100Homeless Mentally Ill Definition
People who have a significant degree of mental or emotional disturbance and are residing temporarily with relatives or friends or who live on the street, in emergency or transitional shelters, in a hotel or motel paid for with a shelter voucher, in seriously substandard housing or in an abandoned building, place of business, car or other vehicle, or other public or private place that is not ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for people.
YZ-8270Social Security Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of Social Security.