Disability Benefit Specialist (DBS) serve people ages 18 – 59 who have a disability.  These services are free of charge and confidential.

How Can a Disability Benefit Specialist Help You?

  • Provide accurate information on public and private benefits and programs
  • Help determine which benefits and programs you may be entitled to
  • Help you fill out applications for benefits, programs and services
  • Talk with you about your choices and the programs or services that might best meet your needs
  • Provide assistance in obtaining or retaining benefits and services
  • Provide referrals, assistance and support on other matters, including disability rights and the impact of earning on financial eligibility for public benefits
  • In some cases, you may receive representation in formal appeals related to denials of eligibility, termination of benefits or overpayment of public and private benefits

What Programs Can a Disability Benefit Specialist Help with?

  • Medicaid (Medical Assistance)
  • Social Security Disability (SSDI)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicare, including Part D
  • Prescription Drug Assistance
  • FoodShare
  • Low-Income Tax Credits
  • Insurance Issues
  • Housing and Utility Issues

For more information on Disability Rights, please reference the following:

Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Benefit Specialist

Disability Rights of Wisconsin

Where Can I find a Disability Benefit Specialist?