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Blind Work Expense

Blind Work Expense Learning Outcome

Blind Work Expense (BWE) is a work incentive program of the Social Security Administration. By deducting a wide variety of eligible expenses, people with a diagnosis of blindness can recover both work and disability-related expenses and retain some or all of their SSI check.  As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand Blind Work Expense eligibility, qualifying expenses, and the impact on SSI and income.

Overview

Learn about Blind Work Expense (5-minute video).

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Eligibility

Learn about Blind Work Expense eligibility (6-minute video).

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Qualifying Expenses

Learn about qualifying Blind Work Expenses (15-minute video).

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Calculating the value of Blind Work Expenses

Learn how to calculate the value of Blind Work Expenses (7-minute video).

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Blind Work Expense Calculator
Frequently Asked Questions

Learn answers to frequently asked questions about Blind Work Expenses (5-minute video).

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Resources

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K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program

K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program Learning Outcome

The K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program is a service available to Kentuckians who are unemployed, under-employed, or about to become unemployed and are pregnant or responsible for a child under 19 years of age. This program offers monthly transportation support payments and yearly auto repair funds to work-eligible individuals. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand the transportation supports available to K-TAP eligible households through the Kentucky WORKS Program. 

Getting Started

Welcome to K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program, a training created by the Transportation Initiative.

The K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program is a service available to Kentuckians who are unemployed, under-employed, or about to become unemployed and are pregnant or responsible for a child under 19 years of age. This program offers monthly transportation support payments and yearly auto repair funds to work-eligible individuals. 

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What is K-TAP?

Learn more about K-TAP (2 minute video).



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K-TAP Eligibility

Learn about eligibility for K-TAP (3-minute video).

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Kentucky WORKS Program

Learn about the Kentucky WORKS Program (2-minute video).

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Monthly Transportation Payments

Learn about monthly transportation payments (3-minute video).

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Other Transportation Support Services

Learn about other transportation support services offered through the Kentucky WORKS Program (2-minute video).

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Yearly Auto Repair Funds

Learn about auto repair and associated expenses funds (6-minute video).

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Applying for K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program

Learn how to apply for K-TAP (3-minute video).


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When a K-TAP Recipient Goes to Work

Learn about what to do when a Kentucky WORKS Program participant goes to work (5-minute video).


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Contact

Division of Family Support​
275 East Main Street 3E-I​
Frankfort, KY 40621​

​(502) 564-7050

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Public Transit

Public Transit

Public Transit is a passenger transportation service that is available to the public, usually for a fare per ride. Public Transit is a critical service for many people to work, shop, and access community activities. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand features of Public Transit, including ride free programs and travel training.

Getting Started

Welcome to Public Transit, a training created by the Transportation Initiative.

Public Transit is a passenger transportation service that is available to the public, usually for a fare per ride. Public Transit is a critical service for many people to work, shop, and access community activities. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand features of Public Transit, including ride free programs and travel training. Each unit includes a video, quick reference card, and audio file.

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Public Transit Overview

Learn more about Public Transit (7 minute video).

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Kentucky’s Public Transit Providers

Learn about the different public transit providers in Kentucky (4-minute video).

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Learning to Ride Public Transit

Learn about how you can learn to ride public transit. (3-minute video).

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Public Transit Apps

Learn about public transit apps (5-minute video).

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