Applying for or managing an individual’s benefits can be daunting but there is a lot of help online. Here are a couple of past trainings to help get you started. Find out more below!
VIDEO – INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC BENEFITS
VIDEO – BEING A REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY
VIDEO – MANAGEMENT OF MEDICAID AND PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
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. Need more information on SSI? Download this booklet. Need to know the difference between SSI and SSDI? Download this document.
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 AND questions on OVER PAYMENTS. 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 for the application for Medicaid, Food Stamps, or Adult Public Assisance (cash benefit)
Click HERE for Senior Care Benefit information. Click HERE for the application.
Applying for the PFD for someone else
Click HERE for the link on how to apply for the person you are guardian or conservator for