Plan to Work

Plan to Work is a free and voluntary service available to individuals in the state of Washington (except southern counties Pacific, Lewis, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Clark, Skamania, Klickitat, Benton, Franklin, and Walla Walla) who are currently receiving disability benefits from the Social Security Administration and want to work. We answer questions about how work affects benefits, and identify work incentives to support career goals.

Which resource is right for you?

If you are:

  • Currently receiving disability benefits from the Social Security Administration

AND:

  • Working more than occasionally or
  • Weighing a job offer or …
  • Considering earning more due to a promotion, second job, career change, or self-employment or
  • Encountering problems or changes that might result in resignation, cutting back work or otherwise losing earned income or 
  • Having trouble reporting your earnings to Social Security or …
  • Experiencing changes in your benefits after beginning work …

Call Plan to Work at (866) 497-9443. You can also download the Intake Packet.


If you are:

  • Currently receiving disability benefits from the Social Security Administration

AND:

  • Thinking about working someday or…
  • In job training that will last for a year or more or …
  • Currently working very little and planning to continue working very little or …
  • Searching for jobs on occasion or …
  • Receiving services from an Employment Network, Vocational Rehabilitation agency or other provider with a year or more of job preparation remaining before work …

Call the Ticket to Work Helpline, at (866) 968-7842.