IDHS: Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) Program (

A federally funded program created to help individuals receiving SSI/SSDI make informed choices about going to work.  WIPA helps people understand how working will affect benefits. There are 3 providers of WIPA services in Illinois as of July 1, 2021.  Please refer to the map and list of counties at link above to find the correct WIPA staff.

  1. Volunteers of America of Illinois (VAI), 1-312-564-2368
  2. Disability Rights Iowa (DRI), 1-800-779-2502 Ext 237, 238 or 239
  3. Illinois Assistive Technology Program (IATP), 1-800-852-5110