SOAR Cohort

SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) is a program designed to increase access to SSI/SSDI for eligible adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder. Case managers, social workers, and human services employees can train in the SOAR process by completing an online course. 20 CEUs from the NASW are available for those who successfully complete the course. The self-guided SOAR online training takes case managers step-by-step through the SSI/SSDI application process.

As Lake County embraces the SOAR initiative, LCCH is offering the opportunity for interested individuals to join other case managers from the Lake County community in a guided training with technical assistance from our Local SOAR Lead. The SOAR cohort will work through the online training starting on January 29th, and finishing March 16th. The cohort will join in a conference call weekly to have questions answered and share advice.

If you are interested in joining this SOAR cohort, please follow this link for scheduling information and sign-up form.

If you are partway through SOAR training or would like to join the cohort after the starting date, you are always welcome to join conference calls.

 

For any questions about the cohort or scheduling, please contact Sam McDonnell, smcdonnell@lakecountyil.org or (847) 377-7604.