Benefits Planning Toolkit

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All public benefit programs in Minnesota support work. People who work earn more money than those who don't — even if their benefits change.

Many people with disabilities choose not to work, or limit how much they work, because they fear losing their benefits. In fact, though, work and benefits can go together. Benefits planning helps people see how work is possible, work to their full potential, save money and get ahead financially.

This toolkit gives you the information, resources and tools you need to support benefits planning. Here, get details on the three benefits planning training levels.

For help introducing the idea of work, explore the work toolkit. Helping people make informed choices about work can help them move toward their best lives.