Resources in Sweet Releaf

Government Agencies and Benefits

Benefits CheckUp

This is an online screening site where you can find information about federal, state, local and private programs that help pay for prescription drugs, utility bills, meals, health, and a variety of other basic needs.

www.benefitscheckup.org/

Govbenefits.gov

Govbenefits.gov provides information on public benefits by state. It is also has an online screening questionnaire that determines the benefits for which the user may be eligible.

www.govbenefits.gov/

Medicare

Medicare is a federally funded program that provides medical and prescription coverage for seniors and the disabled.

www.medicare.gov/

Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration is a federal agency that administers benefits to retired and disabled individuals, to spouses of living beneficiaries, and to child and spousal survivors of deceased individuals eligible for Social Security benefits.

www.ssa.gov/

United States Administration on Aging

The Administration on Aging works to ensure that quality long-term care for seniors. They offer a host of programs for seniors who are disadvantaged socially, economically, or in terms of healthcare. They also support the free, national Eldercare Locator hotline, 1-800-677-1116, which provides information on local services and resources.

www.aoa.gov/

Social Security Disability Benefits Guide

This comprehensive guide helps individuals not only understand, but access social security disability benefits. This guide will not only answer common questions like qualifications and the application process, but it also includes a calculator that can help estimate monthly and annual benefits.

www.thesimpledollar.com/disability-benefits-guide/
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