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July 16, 2021
(Atlanta) - GVRA is pleased to congratulate the Bobby Dodd Institute of Atlanta and Walton Options of Augusta on receiving the the Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) grant through the federal Social Security Administration (SSA). GVRA previously provided WIPA services for a number of years to federal disability beneficiaries interested in a snapshot of how various work models could potentially impact benefits. This important work is in competent hands with GVRA's two Georgia partners.
Each WIPA provider is assigned catchment areas as designated by SSA. Territories are as follows:
Bobby Dodd Institute
Dade, Walker, Chattooga, Floyd, Polk, Haralson, Carrol, Catoosa, Whitfield, Gordon, Bartow, Paulding, Douglas, Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens, Cherokee, Cobb, Fulton, Clayton, Fayette, Henry, Heard, Coweta, Spaulding, Troup, Meriwether, Pike, Upson, Talbot, Harris, Muscogee, Chattahoochee, Marion, Taylor, Schley, Stewart, Webster, Sumter, Quitman, Randolph, Terrell, Clay, Calhoun, Early, Baker, Dougherty, Mitchell, Miller, Seminole, Decatur , Grady
Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bibb, Bleckley, Brantley, Brooks, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Butts, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatman, Clarke, Clinch, Coffee, Colquitt, Columbia, Cook, Crawford, Crisp, Dawson, Dodge, Dooly, Echols, Effingham, Elbert, Emanuel, Evans, Forsyth, Franklin, Glascock, Glynn, Greene, Habersham, Hall, Hart , Houston, Irwin, Jackson, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Lamar, Lanier, Laurens, Liberty, Lincoln, Long, Lowndes, Lumpkin, Macon, Madison, McDuffie, McIntosh, Monroe, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Peach, Pierce, Pulaski, Putnam, Rabun, Richmond, Screven, Stephens, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Telfair, Thomas, Tift, Toombs, Towns, Treutlen, Turner, Twiggs, Union, Walton, Ware, Warren, Washington, Wayne , Wheeler, White, Wilcox, Wilkes, Wilkinson, Worth
During the Transition
The Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) cooperative agreements are in a transition period. At this time, beneficiaries may call the Ticket To Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET.