Social Security Webinars

As a response to current events with Covid-19, ELAP is now conducting webinars. Please see below for the recordings of these webinars, along with transcripts and further resources. If you are interested in a particular topic, please email Chris Lovings – ELAP’s Community Engagement Manager – at

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SSI/SSDI Benefits Presentation

Recorded 4.28.2020

Madeleine Harnois – Directing Attorney, Social Security Advocacy Project at Benefits Law Center

Powerpoint Presentation

Additional Resources:

SSI Application – Link to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

SSDI Application – Link to apply for Social Security Disability (SSDI) from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Social Security Administration During Covid-19 – An FAQ with information about the SSA during the current crisis, includes info about the Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus Checks).

Relief Fund for Undocumented Folks – The Undocumented community is currently unable to receive stimulus payments. There has been a Fund created for the sole purpose of providing for this community during these challenging times.

Legal Aid Organizations: ELAP | Benefits Law Center | Public Benefits at Solid Ground | Unemployment Benefits

Transcript: Will be posted soon