Overview of Benefits Programs for Veterans with Disabilities
Beth Keeton, M.S., Griffin-Hammis Associates
This presentation provides and overview of the various benefits programs available to Veterans with disabilities. Included in the discussion will be:VA Disability Compensation, VA Disability Pension, Social Security Disability Insurance, and Supplemental Security income. Additionally, information will be provided on VA services available through the One-Stop Centers, and the Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service as well as on state Vocational Rehabilitation programs. The impact of wage or self-employment income on cash and health benefits will be discussed and tools and guidelines for how to maximize all available resources will be provided.