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P- EBT Payments May Be on Their Way Soon

Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfers (P-EBT) have been around since 2020 and is a program to help families with children pay for food when the youngsters are not in school. The system was set up to provide retroactive payment to any kids who missed school due to any...

Requesting a Social Security Card? SSA Have a New Option

A recent Social Security update highlighted another on-line screening tool that you can use to find out the best way to apply for a new or replacement Social Security card. By visiting this page Social Security Number and Card | SSA you can now reportedly establish...

EID to Scrap Income and Resource Limits!

In what must be hailed as an inspired move the Maryland Department of Health recently announced some groundbreaking changes to the Employed Individuals with Disabilities (EID) program. At present any working Marylander who has a disability can become eligible for EID...

Project Home: CARE in the Community

There being no evident Social Security updates yet for June we’re going to have a look at a state-run project that provides a housing option for individuals with disabilities. Project Home, also known as the Certified Adult Residential Environment (CARE) project, or...

BEST Practices: SSA Unveils Reference Guide on Benefits Eligibility

In a recent announcement Social Security has drawn our attention to an on-line guide for anyone with limited means who’s looking to see what benefits they may qualify for. The Benefits Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST), which can be accessed here Welcome to SSA BEST |...

Need Help with Food Stamps? There’s Assistance Out There

A recent article in the Baltimore Banner brought to light the plight of many Marylanders who were receiving food stamps but who, through no fault of their own, lost eligibility through miscommunication issues during the annual redetermination process. The Department...

Modifications Made to SSI Mobile Wage Reporting

The Social Security Administration has had in place for a few years now various options for SSI recipients to report their earnings. Where once it was advisable to go in person to your local office or to fax your pay stubs, you could also just call in and let a worker...

In Case of Emergency Only: MA for Undocumented Marylanders

As a general rule in Maryland if you are living here but undocumented you are entitled to no health insurance coverage at all, However, there is a little caveat to that regulation which allows a short period of Medical Assistance coverage. You could qualify if you’ve...

Speculation Mounting on Huge Social Security Benefits Increases in 2023

Several media outlets have recently published stories on the prospects of a large hike in Social Security benefits in the new year, with projections of there being as much as a 10.5% percent increase in 2023. The annual Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)...

Mental Health Concerns? Just Dial 988 for Help

From this Saturday July 16 anyone in the US experiencing mental health distress can simply call or text the number 988 to get connected with a trained counselor. A suicide prevention hotline has been around for 17 years now but the current number (1-800-273-8255) has...

P- EBT Payments May Be on Their Way Soon

Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfers (P-EBT) have been around since 2020 and is a program to help families with children pay for food when the youngsters are not in school. The system was set up to provide retroactive payment to any kids who missed school due to any...

Requesting a Social Security Card? SSA Have a New Option

A recent Social Security update highlighted another on-line screening tool that you can use to find out the best way to apply for a new or replacement Social Security card. By visiting this page Social Security Number and Card | SSA you can now reportedly establish...

EID to Scrap Income and Resource Limits!

In what must be hailed as an inspired move the Maryland Department of Health recently announced some groundbreaking changes to the Employed Individuals with Disabilities (EID) program. At present any working Marylander who has a disability can become eligible for EID...

Project Home: CARE in the Community

There being no evident Social Security updates yet for June we’re going to have a look at a state-run project that provides a housing option for individuals with disabilities. Project Home, also known as the Certified Adult Residential Environment (CARE) project, or...

BEST Practices: SSA Unveils Reference Guide on Benefits Eligibility

In a recent announcement Social Security has drawn our attention to an on-line guide for anyone with limited means who’s looking to see what benefits they may qualify for. The Benefits Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST), which can be accessed here Welcome to SSA BEST |...