Career Counseling

BENEFITS COUNSELING SERVICES

BENEFITS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES THROUGH VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

We work with a few State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies and other organizations such as Medicaid Waiver providers to do Benefits and Work Incentives advisement and counseling to clients who receive SSI, SSDI, or both. These services are different depending on the state. If you are a getting services from a state agency or another organization and are interested in benefits counseling, please contact us, or speak with your counselor or case manager to learn more.

Here are some of the agencies we partner with that you may be able to access our services through and a description of the services we provide

  • Virginia Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (DARS and DBVI) - WISA Services

    • WorkWorld Benefits Summary and Analysis detailing the impact of earnings on your benefits as well as information about work incentives and programs to help you with work and financial empowerment

    • Assistance with application and approval for work incentives and healthcare protections 

    • Financial coaching services including Financial Health Assessment, Budgeting, ABLEnow accounts, and more

    • Ticket to Work "handoff" when you reach successful case closure with DARS and wish to continue receiving supports as you move toward self-sufficiency

    • Group services to students about employment, career pathways, benefits and work incentives, and financial/budgeting basics

    • We specialize in working with Youth since there are lots of different rules, programs, and safety nets for younger folks who get benefits

  • Florida Vocational Rehabilitation (FVR) - WIPA Services

    • Social Security Benefits Summary and Analysis detailing the impact of earnings on your benefits as well as information about work incentives and programs to help you with work and financial empowerment

      • ​Note: These services are provided in partnership with The Grow Group, Inc.​

    • Vocational Evaluation Services to help assess your knowledge, skills, abilities, and interests and provide you with tools and information to help you make informed choices about the types of work you want to do.

If you are a representative of a State Rehabilitation Agency, Employment Services Organization, or Medicaid Waiver provider interested in learning more about our services, please contact us to schedule an information session at 540-632-0414 or admin@nextstepsuccessllc.com.