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The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) National Training and Data Center (NTDC) provides comprehensive training and technical assistance to Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) projects, the Ticket to Work Help Line, and community partners to ensure accurate and timely support for beneficiaries on the road to employment and financial independence.

The WIPA initiative is a key component of Social Security's strategy to promote employment among their disability beneficiaries and reduce dependence on SSI and Title II cash benefits. In August, 2015, Social Security awarded new cooperative agreements to 83 local WIPA projects to provide individualized work incentive counseling services to beneficiaries in all 50 states and territories.


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ABOUT US

The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) National Training and Data Center (NTDC) provides comprehensive training and technical assistance to Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) projects, the Ticket to Work Help Line, and community partners to ensure accurate and timely support for beneficiaries on the road to employment and financial independence.

The WIPA initiative is a key component of Social Security's strategy to promote employment among their disability beneficiaries and reduce dependence on SSI and Title II cash benefits. In August, 2015, Social Security awarded new cooperative agreements to 83 local WIPA projects to provide individualized work incentive counseling services to beneficiaries in all 50 states and territories.

Learn More about VCU NTDC »


WIPA NEWS

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Over the past several weeks, many federal agencies have issued guidance about the effect of COVID-19 support (e.g., the economic impact payment and unemployment insurance) on public benefits. We have compiled much of this guidance in a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document. We will add to this FAQ and update answers as federal agencies issue new guidance. Select the "Read More" link below to access the FAQ document.

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WIPA PROJECT SPOTLIGHTS

If you would like to share a spotlight about your WIPA project with your peers on our website, please complete and submit a request form.

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