Benefit Links

Important information and support for disability beneficiaries, employers, service providers, advocates and others whose goal is to help those persons with disabilities work.

The State of California accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of the external websites or external documents linked to on this website.

  • California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) - The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is committed to providing leadership that results in quality services to the people of California and assures the opportunity for individuals with developmental disabilities to exercise their right to make choices.

  • California Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities - The Committee is charged with advising the Labor and Workforce Development Agency and the Health and Human Services Agency on issues concerning people with disabilities.

  • Disability Benefits 101 - DB101 helps workers, job seekers, and service providers understand the connections between work and benefits by bringing together rules for health coverage, benefits and employment programs that people with disabilities use.

  • disAbility.gov - Information about federal programs, services, and resources to Americans with disabilities and their families.

  • FAFSA and Selective Service Registration - Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • FinAid - In addition to providing a considerable amount of material about financial aid, FinAid includes links to every other major financial aid website.

  • Social Security Administration (SSA) and the SSA's "The Work Site" - Important information and support for disability beneficiaries, employers, service providers, advocates and others whose goal is to help those persons with disabilities work.

  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) - The WOTC is one tool in a diverse toolbox of flexible strategies designed to help move people from welfare to work and gain on-the-job experience. It joins other education and job training initiatives and targeted tax credits, that help American workers prepare for good jobs; ease the transition from job to job; and create high performance workplaces.