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  • Benefit Finder

    Fill out an online interview and learn about the federal benefits to which you may be entitled. Content Detail

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    Benefits.gov
  • Benefits Check Up for Seniors

    Information on what benefits seniors may be eligible for. Requires filling out a form. Content Detail

    By:
    National Council on the Aging
  • How Social Security Can Make Payments to Someone Who is Managing Your Money For You

    Social Security's Representative Payment Program provides fiduciary assistance for our beneficiaries who are incapable of managing or directing someone else to manage their Social Security or SSI payments. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Medicaid for Nursing Home Residents

    Questions and Answers on Medicaid for Nursing Home Residents. Rules change frequently so please check with your DHS office or a lawyer familiar with Medicaid for more specific information. Content Detail

    By:
    Columbia Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • OKDHS Online Benefits Resource

    The OKDHSLive! web site is an easy way to see if you might be eligible for Food Benefits or SoonerCare Medicaid. You may also use this web site to renew your eligibility for SNAP, SoonerCare or Child Care: or to request (apply for) these benefits. Key information about those benefits is also available below. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Department of Human Services
  • TANF Oklahoma

    Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a federally-funded program for children deprived of support because of a parent’s death, incapacity, absence or unemployment.  Read More

    By:
    OK DHS
  • Understanding Social Security (Social Security Online)

    Social Security Online contains a large number of resources that will help you understand the current Social Security program benefits. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • What is Medicaid and who is it for?

    Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income and needy people. It covers children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and other people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. This web site provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
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