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As a result of a DRO lawsuit, a judge ruled that Social Security must transfer vulnerable Safety Net clients to a new payee so that they receive their April benefits. Includes SSA statement on how clients can get help. ...more

We are speaking at Town Halls about changes to employment for individuals with I/DD. April 22 in Beaverton, April 23 in Portland. ...more

DRO and Oregon Law Center have filed a lawsuit to protect 700 people in the Portland Metro area from losing their April Social Security benefits. ...more

If you had Safety Net as a payee, and you did not hear from Social Security or have not been able to get a new payee, please call us at 800-452-1694! ...more

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The Closed Digital Door: State Public Benefits Agencies’ Failure to Make Websites Accessible to People with Disabilities and Usable for Everyone

A report on the public benefits agency accessibility and usability research project of the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ). NCLEJ arranged for a team of law students from the Northeastern University School of Law’s Legal Skills in a Social Context course to test the accessibility and usability of public benefits agency web sites in California, Florida, Michigan, New York, and Texas.

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