Yes, You Can Work!
We encourage individuals to work and seek employment while applying for SSI/SSDI benefits. SOAR providers play a critical role in helping bust myths about working during the application process.
Working and Seeking Employment while Applying for SSA Benefits
One of the most common and long-standing myths about applying for Social Security disability benefits (SSI/SSDI) is that an applicant will be denied if they are working or seeking employment during the application process. This myth is especially harmful because of the negative consequences it has on applicants.
Work and Recovery
Working while applying for SSI/SSDI
|Yes, You Can Work! Working and Seeking Employment while Applying for SSA Benefits
|Yes, You Can Work! Infographic
|Yes, You Can Work! Infographic - Text Alternative
- May, 2017
- Employment & Work Incentives