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New Hampshire's Online Destination for Information about Benefits
Planning and Work Incentives for Individuals with Disabilities

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After graduating from college I worked as a Digital Mapping Technician with a budget that plans for my $776 in SSDI to end.

Tabatha W.
Keene, NH

Income Support

The U.S. Social Security Administration administers two income assistance programs for individuals with disabilities:  Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).  Individuals may be eligible for either one or both of these programs.  This fact sheet presents a side-by-side summary of SSDI and SSI.

Click here for information about SSDI Eligibility.

Click here for information about SSI Eligibility for Children, or here for SSI Eligibility for Adults.

 

The State of New Hampshire also administers income support programs for children and adults.


Find Financial Freedom

Financial Education & Counseling provides you with a completely free and unique opportunity to get the knowledge, tools and services you need to manage your finances, improve your credit-worthiness, and maintain your household budget on a secure website with no distracting advertisements. Also includes training on the IDA and Earned Income Tax Credit. Click Here to learn more.

Achieving a Better Life Experience

The ABLE Act, signed into law on December 19, 2014, gives individuals with disabilities the opportunity to establish tax-deferred savings accounts to maintain their independence, pursue their dreams and contribute to their communities. ABLE Plans fall under Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code. Click Here to learn more.