SOAR Fundamentals – REGISTRATION OPEN

SOAR FUNDAMENTALS: ASSISTING PEOPLE APPLYING for SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS – REGISTRATIONS OPEN: Multiple locations-  see details below

SOAR Fundamentals Training: A 1.5 day training

Assisting People Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits

 What will I learn?

  • In-depth, step-by-step explanation of the Social Security disability application and disability determination process
  • How to use the SOAR process to effectively complete an application for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI)
  • Strategies for working with homeless persons with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders – only a fraction of this population receives the benefits to which they are entitled
  • Practical application tools by completing exercises and worksheets

June 29/30 – METRO

Date/Time:  DAY 1: Thursday, June 29 8:30-4:30  DAY 2:  Friday, June 30 8:30-12

Location: NW Family Center: 7051 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center 55429

Training is FULL.  Please contact Michele at events@mesh-mn.org to be placed on the waitlist.


July 19/20 – GREATER MN – MOORHEAD

Date/Time: DAY 1: Wednesday, July 19, 8:30-4:30 DAY 2: Thursday, July 20, 8:30-12

Location: Clay County Family Services Center: 715 11th St N, Moorhead 56560

Click HERE to register.


July 25/26 – GREATER MN – MANKATO

Date/Time: DAY 1: Tuesday, July 25, 8:30-4:30 DAY 2: Wednesday, July 26, 8:30-12

Location: MN Valley Action Council (MVAC): 706 N Victory Dr, Mankato 56001

Click HERE to register.


August 1/2 – GREATER MN – OKLEE

Date/Time: DAY 1: Tuesday, August 1, 8:30-4:30 DAY 2: Wednesday, August 2, 8:30-12

Location: Inter County Community Council: 207 Main St, Oklee 56742

Click HERE to register.


September 20/21 – METRO

Date/Time: DAY 1: Wednesday, September 20, 8:30-4:30 DAY 2: Thursday, September 21, 8:30-12

Location: RS Eden Lindquist Apartments: 1931 W Broadway, 55411

Registration coming.



Who should attend?

  • Case managers, Outreach workers, PATH providers, and advocates who assist or will assist individuals throughout the disability application process
  • Anyone who completed SOAR training and would like a refresher

Questions?  If you have any questions, please send an email to dhs.ssaadvocacy@state.mn.us

Questions about registration or payment?  If you have any questions about registration or payment, please send an email to Michele at events@mesh-mn.org

Hearth Partner registrations are for partner agencies of Hearth Connection who have a code to use for registration.

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