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SOAR Success Stories

The following stories were submitted with permission to the SOAR Technical Assistance Center in response to a call for examples of how Social Security disability benefits have changed the lives of people who were experiencing or at risk for homelessness.

Issue Brief Overview

This issue brief is a collection of stories written by SOAR case managers or their supervisors, and by individuals assisted by SOAR case managers to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).  These stories represent just a few of the more than 20,000 persons who have benefited from SOAR since 2005.

Download the SOAR Success Stories Issue Brief