Registration Open for WIN's Understanding SSA Benefits and Employment

Understanding SSA Benefits and Employment is a free day-long training conducted by the Work Incentives Network.

Attendees are those interested in learning the basics about work incentives and the impact employment has on benefits. They will learn facts to combat the common myths, how to access available work incentives, and when to refer a participant to a certified benefits and work incentives coordinator.

The classes are 8:30 to 4:30 at the Department of Human Services Cherry Avenue Training Center NE, Suite 150, Fort Rock Room, Salem. The trainings are free. Registration is limited to 30.The dates that are scheduled so far are:

  • Feb. 20
  • May 30
  • Sept. 20
  • Nov. 13

Pre-registration is required and limited to 30 participants for each session. Please register through iLearnOregon or enter https://ilearn.oregon.gov into your web browser. The search que for the class is C04631.

We also offer a variety of presentations around benefits counseling that are as short as 15 minutes and as long as two days. Please call Gene Rada at 503-945-6264 or Paula Fitch at 503-947-5469 if your organization would like to schedule a presentation or training. 

Paula Fitch

Work Incentives Network

Vocational Rehabilitation 

500 Summer St. NE, E-87

Salem, OR 97301-1120

(503) 947-5469

Fax: (503) 947-5025

Toll Free: 1-877-277-0513

Paula.fitch@state.or.us

WIN Helpline at 1-800-661-2571

Website: http://www.oregon.gov/dhs/employment/VR/WIN/Pages/Index.aspx