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Disability Benefits Services (DBS)

Easterseals Colorado Disability Benefits Services (DBS) assists individuals with disabilities to acquire income, health insurance, and other basic needs to stabilize their lives, health and living situations.  Our services (listed below) support a philosophy that encourages and supports work as a goal - either as a supplement to disability benefits or, as health improves, working one’s way off disability benefits to financial independence.  In line with this philosophy, we work closely with our employment department to offer employment services while assisting with SSI/SSDI.  We also offer comprehensive benefits counseling for individuals who are receiving SSI/SSDI and are interested in working.

Social Security Disability Application Assistance

We provide individual assistance for eligible individuals who need help navigating the Social Security disability application process.

Comprehensive Work Incentives & Benefits Counseling

Easterseals Colorado provides personalized benefits counseling so SSI/SSDI beneficiaries can make informed decisions about returning to work. Our counselors provide beneficiaries with the peace of mind needed to pursue their employment goals.

CLE Webinar Training: SSA Disability Basics at the Initial Level

CLICK HERE for information and registration for the CLE Webinar Training on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MST. The course qualifies for seven general GLE credits. This webinar is primarily intended for Social Security disability attorneys; however, anyone assisting a claimantin the disability application process could benefit from this training.

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Disability Webinar Trainings

CLICK HERE for information and registration for Disability Webinar Trainings. There are five Six Week Webinar Series for 2019. Series start dates include January 10, March 21, May 30, August 15 and October 24, 2019. Webinars take place weekly on Thursdays at 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. MST (except holidays). These webinars are designed to help families better understand the SSA's disability programs and navigate the application process throughout the U.S. We have chosen six topics that are relevant to most individuals and families.

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For more information on Webinar Trainings, please contact Byron Kish at (303) 515-1653 or email bkish@eastersealscolorado.org


Social Security Disability Groups 

Group Sessions are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. at the Easterseals DBS office (393 S Harlan St, Suite 180, Lakewood, CO  80226).

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For more information on Group Sessions, please call 303-233-1666 x 230.

Questions?

Please contact Carla Lopez at (303) 233-1666 x 230 or email dintake@eastersealscolorado.org.

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