E5: SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery): Another Piece to the Puzzle for Ending Homelessness
October 30, 20183:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Michelle Baxter, Karen Ulp
Join the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services as they discuss how SOAR ((SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery) is used to increase access to the disability income benefit programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) for eligible adults who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness and have a serious mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder. Learn how to become SOAR-trained and see examples of how SOAR is implemented in communities across Pennsylvania.
Moderator & Speaker: Michelle Baxter, Human Services Program Specialist, PA Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.
Speaker: Karen Ulp, PA Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services