SOAR Ohio Project & Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council

Award Amount: $75,000 per year

Years of Grant: 2021 - 2023

Grantee: The Coalition on Homelessness and Housing In Ohio, Inc.

Council staff responsible: Fatica Ayers

Goal of Grant

By the end of three years, the SOAR Ohio project will train over 300 case managers (SSAs) and Independent Living Center personnel across the state on general techniques to improve the success of SSI and SSDI applications.  The project will specifically focus on how to quickly and successfully transfer benefits from an institution to the community. It will also provide technical assistance to determine why a benefit has been delayed and how to best resolve the problem.

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