Pathfinder Benefit Counseling

Understand how returning to work many affect your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cash benefits and Medical Insurance.

The counseling informs the individual how employment will impact their current benefits, thus allowing them to work to their fullest potential. For more information please contact the program director¬†Ashley Bostic, [email protected]

Individualized Counseling

Pathfinder Resource Connection, the employment division of not-for-profit Pathfinder Services, offers individualized benefit counseling to assist those seeking employment.

Pathfinder Resource Connection specializes in assisting people with and without disabilities in finding and retaining employment.  Specific assistance is provided to job seekers as well as additional training as needed once employment is gained. Benefit counseling is a service available to assist people in understanding how returning to work may affect federal and state benefits such as Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, and Medical Insurance.

Program Goals

“The goal of our Benefit Counseling Service here at Pathfinder Resource Connection is to help people explore and understand their current benefits,” stated Marla Fahl, Benefit Counselor for Pathfinder Resource Connection. “Then, once an employment opportunity becomes available, we work with the individual to maximize their benefits and ease the fear that can come with this change.”

Who We Serve

Benefit Counseling through Pathfinder Resource Connection is available to those individuals in Allen, Grant, Huntington, Wabash and Whitley counties.  For more information on this service and other employment services offered through Pathfinder Resource Connection, please call 1-800-310-9510.