Concerned that he would lose both his cash and medical benefits because he was working 25-35 hours a week, a person contacted a CWIC at DRO for help. Continue Reading Plan for Work helps an employee keep his medical benefits
Disability Rights Oregon advocates for the rights of Social Security beneficiaries who have a representative payee. DRO also advocates on behalf of Social Security beneficiaries who are working, or planning to return to work and have a barrier to work. We provide information, referral and advocacy on employment services, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and Oregon Commission for the Blind (OCB) services, and support services from Employment Networks (ENs) and other providers. (Read our Employment and Plan for Work pages. )
DRO receives funding from Protection & Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) (42 U.S.C. § 1320b-21, P.L. 106-170). PABSS is administered by the Social Security Administration.
Our latest stories about Social Security:
With the help of a CWIC at DRO, she gained an understanding of Social Security’s work incentives. Continue Reading Plan for Work helps woman to stay working
On this day, I stop to recall the sacrifices made by our armed forces and I also think about others who have committed their lives to the pursuit of a more just society. Continue Reading Memorial Day