Helpful Links for SSA Beneficiaries:
Plans and Reports
Alaska Works has developed a strategic plan and working plan for the next few years of our activities. You may view a copy of the report here and by visiting the Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education website.
Medicare Part D Outreach
If you need assistance with your Medicare Part D prescription drug plan and making a decision about what plan will best work for you, the following link will offer you assistance on making decisions and choosing a plan that will work for you and your needs.
The following is a toolkit with information on Medicare Part D. The toolkit is developed with basic, straightforward information that can be easily conveyed to beneficiaries.
You can access it at: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/partnerships/tools/materials/medicaretraining/MPDCoutreachkit
Self Employment Pamphlets
These books have recently been published by the UAA Center for Human Development with funding from the State of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. These booklets require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader and are approximately 195K in size.
What is the Ticket to Work program?
This is a voluntary employment program for individuals receiving Social Security and/or SSI disability benefits who are interested in working. Participants of this program can receive assistance from a service provider ( called an EN or Employment Network) and also use a number of work incentives as they explore work options and still receive disability benefits. See the Ticket to Work fact sheet for additional information.
For more information and resources
about this hiring opportunity, please visit
The following is a manual developed as a resource to support the transition of young people who receive special education services to adult life and employment. This manual was developed by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development.