Logo for WIPA which stands for Work Incentives Planning and Assistance

Providing information to people with disabilities about how earnings from work affect their Social Security and other public benefits.

WIPA Home Page


Useful Resources

Social Security Administration (SSA)

This site is the Social Security Administration’s official site for Ticket to Work, Work Incentives Planning and Assistance and Employment Network information. You can find contact information for your local Social Security office at Social Security Office Locator


Ticket to Work

Here you will find a full explanation of the Ticket to Work Program, as well as a variety of tools for ticket holders and service providers. You can also access information on the Ticket to Work by calling 866-968-7842 (V) or 866-833-2967 (TTY).


Disability Rights Michigan

Disability Rights Michigan represents the rights of people with disabilities in Michigan. This site provides information on the Protection & Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) program and your employment related legal rights. You can also contact Disability Rights Michigan by calling 800-288-5923.


Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS)

Look here for information on services available through MDHHS as well as online applications for many of the services. You can also find contact information for you local office at http://michigan.gov/dhs/0,4562,7-124-5459_5461—,00.html.


Housing Resources

If you are looking for information on housing options try the Department of Housing and Urban Developments recently launched Resource Locator.


Veterans Benefits

Resources for those who have served and their families. You can look here for facilities serving Vets in Michigan http://www.va.gov/directory/guide/state.asp?STATE=MI&dnum=ALL.