Benefit Programs

Applying for or managing an individual’s benefits can be daunting but there is a lot of help online.

VIDEO – THE BASICS OF PUBLIC BENEFITS – AN OVERVIEW

Social Security Administration

Click HERE to find out what type of benefits you or the person you are assisting might be eligible for.  This is not an application – only a questionnaire to see what the person might qualify for.

Click HERE to start an SSI or SSDI application online.

Click HERE for the application checklist – items needed for your online application.

Click HERE for the Alaska Legal Services Classroom.  A helpful training on SSDI application is available.  Choose Classroom tab on the site and scroll.

Division of Public Assistance

Click HERE for the main website for Division of Public Assistance

Click HERE to see if you qualify for Alaska Medicaid

Click HERE for Senior Care Benefit information