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What are Work Incentives?

Work Incentives are tools that create a safety net to protect SSI and SSDI cash benefits and Medicaid and Medicare healthcare benefits for as long as they are needed while starting, continuing, changing or increasing work efforts.

What is Work Incentives Planning Consultation?

Work Incentives Planning Consultation is one-on-one assistance in understanding and using SSI and SSDI Work Incentives.

Who is eligible for Work Incentives Consultation?

In order to be eligible to receive free Work Incentives Consultation Services, the following criteria must be met:

You must be:

  • At least 14 to 64 years of age, but not yet retirement age
  • Residing in the state of New Jersey.
  • Receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and accompanying Medicaid and Medicare benefits

Who provides Work Incentives Consultation Services?

The Family Resource Network provides Work Incentives Consultation Services through its NJWINS (New Jersey Work Incentives Network Support )program, which has been providing successful Work Incentives Consultation since 2001.

How can I access NJWINS services?

By following the steps outlined on the Where to Begin page of this website.