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The SSI/SSDI, Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) Program

What is SOAR? SOAR is a program that helps disabled people who are homeless or at risk of hom…

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Medicaid, SSI or Disability Benefits

This is a referral list of organizations and attorneys who may be able to help you with tryi…

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Assistance Animals in Housing

Under the Fair Housing Act, tenants and homeowners with disabilities are allowed to have…

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Medicaid Buy-in In NC

What Is Medicaid Buy-In? Under Medicaid, States may offer a “buy-in” option for workers w…

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Using VR Services

An overview of the goods and services provided by VR, how to apply for VR services, your VR r…

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Alternatives to Guardianship

There are many alternatives to guardianship that should be explored before determining…

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Programs to Support Community Living

An information packet describing the programs available in NC to help people live in the c…

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Employment Rights: FAQ

Employment and disability The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects the emplo…

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Your Housing Rights

There is a law that protects people with disabilities in housing. This law is called the Fa…

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Reasonable Accommodations in Housing

The Fair Housing Act says that landlords, sellers, and homeowner’s associations cannot…

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