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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is there a fee to participate in the Ticket to Work program with Creative Achievements?


Creative Achievements never charges a fee so it is totally free to you. When participating in the Ticket to Work program and Creative Achievements, we help you get the skills you will need, the exciting job you want, and we supply job coaching and help along the way. To eventually find employment and reduce or eliminate their need for financial assistance in the long run, using available work incentives.




What is the Ticket to Work program?


The Ticket to Work program, known as TTW, is a program in the Social Security administration to help those on SSI and SSDI find employment. This service is free of charge. For more information visit out TTW page.




What type of job can I get?


The type of job you get depends on your current skills, interests, disabilities, new training, your location, and most important - your desire to work..... For more information please call us anytime 817-238-7802 or contact us by our CONTACT form




Will I get to keep my Social Security income and benefits while I seek work?


The short answer is yes. Even when working, there are separate rules for SSI and SSDI that allow clients to keep their check, but that depends on many factors that we must go over in person. Also, keeping Medicare and Medicaid are definite work incentives we like to go over, in order for clients to get the most out of their individual situation. Creative Achievements makes sure that a thorough benefits analysis is done before clients start their first work day. For more information please visit our TTW page.




What happens if I lose my job.  I'm worried about getting back on benefits. Can I do that?


Yes. Social security provides several safety nets along the way, so that you are not punished for trying to work. These include the EPE (extended period of eligibility) EXR (expedited period of reinstatement), etc. The bottom line is that Social Security does not want to penalize you for trying to work. We go over all of these work incentives in our benefits planning program, before you get a job. Contact us now