Accessing Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is challenging for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Related Publications for Evaluation of the SOAR Initiative
An Evaluation of SOAR: Implementation and Outcomes of an Effort to Improve Access to SSI and SSDI (Journal Article)Oct 01, 2016
An Evaluation of SOAR: The Implementation and Outcomes of an Effort to Increase Access to SSI and SSDISep 23, 2014
The SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) project, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), aims to improve access to SSI and SSDI among individuals who are homeless or who are at risk of becoming homeless, with a specific focus on individuals with mental...
Successfully Implementing SOAR: Lessons Learned from Six StatesFeb 28, 2010
This brief details factors that help states and communities successfully implement the SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) initiative, a program to improve access to disability benefits for people who are homeless.
Findings from a Study of the SSI-SSDI Outreach Access and Recovery (SOAR) InitiativeSep 24, 2009
Although social security disability benefits can provide critical income support as well as job assistance and access to medical services for individuals who are homeless, the benefit application process can be challenging. Many homeless people have no consistent source of medical care, lack a stable...