Benefit specialists help answer questions and solve problems related to Social Security, Medicare, health insurance and other public and private benefits for adults.

Elder Benefit Specialist (EBS) serve people ages 60 and over.  Disability Benefit Specialist (DBS) serve people ages 18 – 59.  Services are free of charge and confidential.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing or deaf-blind, use American Sign Language and need help with your benefits, you may choose to contact the Deaf Disability Benefit Specialist at the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

What Benefit Specialists Can Do:

• Provide accurate and current information on your benefits.
• Suggest alternative actions that you can take to secure benefits or appeal denials of benefits.
• Advocate on your behalf with other parties.
• Explain what legal action or other possible solution is required.
• Refer you to an appropriate attorney when necessary.

For more information, contact the benefit specialist to schedule an appointment in advance.

Contact Information
ADRC of Jackson County
715-284-3978 or 1-844-493-4245

Resources:
Attached Document or FileAdministration on Developmental Disabilities
Attached Document or FileAmerican Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Attached Document or FileAmerican Association of People with Disabilities
Attached Document or FileDisability Info
Attached Document or FileDisability Rights Wisconsin
Attached Document or FileDisability Statistics
Attached Document or FileDisability Voice
Attached Document or FileNutshell Income Limits
Attached Document or FileSpousal Impoverishment
Attached Document or FileTop 10 Scams Against Older Adults in 2017
Attached Document or FileWisconsin’s Assistive Technology Resource Center
Attached Document or FileWisconsin Services for People with Disabilities
Attached Document or FileWisconsin Statewide Transition Initiative