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Additional Disability Resources in the Community

 

 

When you choose to have Liner Legal help with your Social Security Disability case, we don’t just help with your case. We also assist in helping you find other resources you may find beneficial.

Below is a list of local resources our firm endorses and believes you will find helpful.

Join Liner Legal for an IBD Educational Seminar hosted by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation!

Attorney Michael Liner is speaking December 7 from 7:30 – 8:30 about reasonable accommodations at work and school for people who have Crohn’s Disease or ulcerative colitis. Learn about your rights during the webinar!

Register for the webinar here.

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation

This organization helps provide services for those with disabilities. Their programs are put in place to help people get and maintain jobs. Each service is customized based on assessments and one-on-one meetings that people have with VR counselors. According to their website, the supportive services they offer include:

– Evaluation and treatment of a person’s disability

– Information and referral services

– Vocational counseling and training

– Job search and placement assistance

– Educational guidance

– Transportation services

– Personal attendant services (interpreter, reader, etc.)

The Cleveland BVR location is at 14650 Detroit Ave., Suite 200 Lakewood, OH 44107.

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation – Northeast Ohio Chapter

This foundation provides support and a community for individuals who have an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in the Northeast Ohio area. The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation hosts support groups, educational seminars and is available to answer any and all questions about Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis.

Disability Rights Ohio

“Disability Rights Ohio is a non-profit corporation with a mission to advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio.” This organization helps to provide people with legal advocacy and rights protection to those who have disabilities. They assist people who are experiencing problems with “abuse, neglect, discrimination, access to assistive technology, special education, housing, employment, community integration, voting and rights protection issues,” according to their website.

Find a full list of their programs on their website. Disability Rights Ohio is located in Columbus, OH but you can call them at 614-466-7264.

Greater Cleveland Food Bank

The Greater Cleveland Food Bank provides full time Benefits Outreach Counselors that are available to the community. These counselors are available to help people complete applications for a variety of programs the food bank provides. According to their website, some of these programs include:

– SNAP (food stamps)

– Prescription benefits

– Child care vouchers

– WIC

– Medicare

People who make less than $1,264 or families of four who have an income of less than $2,584 could be eligible for assistance.

You can contact the Greater Cleveland Food Bank’s Help Center at 216-738-2067.

 


 

With Liner Legal, you are a client for life. If you have any questions about local resources or about Social Security disability, call our office today at 216-282-1773.