Economic Safety Nets with Incentives to Work

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Through Social Security, as well as veterans' and vocational rehabilitation programs, the United States government provides assistance such as financial aid and income support programs for people with disabilities. Social Security benefits and other income support programs offer people with disabilities greater opportunities to find and keep jobs by supplementing their health insurance and filling other income gaps that may occur because of their disabilities.

This section of offers a wide range of information on Social Security benefits, veterans' benefits, work incentives, supplemental insurance coverage, vocational services and other income supports.

We also encourage you to visit to access government benefit eligibility information through a free, confidential and easy-to-use online screening tool.

Please choose from the categories listed along the left-hand sidebar for more information on this topic.

  • The White House: President George W. Bush
  • The U.S. government's official web portal.