Publication Date

August 2003


This primer provides an in-depth overview of the Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS), a Supplemental Security Income work incentive program. Detailed is how the PASS can support self-directed vocational rehabilitation and its impact on an individual’s benefits as they progress toward their established work goal. The process for completing a PASS Application is also reviewed.


Sheldon, J. & Edwin, L. (2003, August). PASS: SSI’s plan for achieving self-support; This self-directed vocational rehabilitation plan is an alternative funding source to support a range of work goals (Work Incentive Support Center Policy and Practice Brief). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University.

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