Public benefits provide a much-needed safety net for people with disabilities. Yet, work and benefits can go together. In fact, all public benefit programs in Minnesota support work.
People are more likely to make work part of their plan when they understand how employment will impact their benefits and how to utilize work incentives. People who work are better off financially than those who rely on benefits alone. Fear about what might happen to benefits should not be a barrier to work. With appropriate planning, work can serve as a path out of poverty.
Here, find tools to help people balance work and benefits.