Work Incentives Public Information Session

DECEMBER 8, 2016
1:30 - 3:30 PM
Using Social Security's SSDI Work Incentives for Education and Employment
NetWORKri, Providence
One Reservoir Avenue
Providence, RI 02907

There is no cost to participate. 

Reasonable Accommodations:
If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this session, please state your request on the registration form two weeks prior to the training date.

 Do you receive SSI or SSDI? Would you like to work but are concerned that working could affect your benefits? If so, this session may be for you...

Download Flyer and Print Registration Form

To Register: You may register using the Online Form, or by Phone, Fax or Mail.

Phone: 401-456-2764    Fax: 401-456-8150

TTY RI Relay: 711 or 800-745-5555  Spanish via RI Relay: 711 or (866) 355-9241 

Mail: Sherlock Center, RI College, 600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908

Do you receive SSI?
If you could earn more than $30,000 per year and keep your Medicaid, would you consider working?

Do you receive SSDI?
Would you work if you knew that you could continue to receive your full SSDI check for at least one year?

Social Security Administration offers a variety of work incentives and support services to help individuals return to work!   If you answered YES to one or more of the above questions, attend a Work Incentives Information Session!

A Certified Work Incentive Benefits Counselor will review available work incentives.

NOTE:  This is not a "how to apply for benefits" session. These sessions are for individuals already receiving SSI or SSDI benefits or those supporting them.

 QUESTIONS? Contact Elaine Sollecito at or 401-456-2764.



Maher Garden Center

906 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown, RI 02842

​Hours Beginning December 1st

Monday - Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Trees Arrive Monday, November 21st


​​The James L. Maher Center, Newport, RI, is devoted to providing a broad range of services that advance independence and create opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities, their families, and the community at large.   

Our programs and services are designed to provide the individual with developmental disabilities the personalized support they need, including vocational, educational, and therapeutic service as required, and to provide employment opportunities so that adults with developmental disabilities can engage as fully as possible in life experiences and live their lives with dignity and respect.

In order to provide employment for our participants and generate funds to support our mission, the Maher Center also offers a range of service for businesses and individuals.  Retail products including plants and gardening supplies as well as gifts and Beaded Star hand made jewelry are marketed through our Garden Center in Middletown, RI.  We also host fundraising and special events throughout the year.


James L. Maher Center

120 Hillside Ave

Newport, RI 02840 


  • Day Programs
  • Community Based Support
  • Integrated Community Employment
  • Transportation Services
  • Recreation Activities 
  • Residential Services
  • Business Services


Hours Beginning December 1st

Monday - Saturday 

8:00 AM- 8:00 PM


8:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Trees Arrive

Monday, November 21st


Have an idea for a fundraiser? We would love to hear about it. Fundraisers play an essential role in supporting our services and programs. Read More

The Maher Way

Supporting individuals with developmental disabilities by helping them to increase their independence, self-esteem, productivity, integration and participation in their communities.  

Our Programs

We offer a wide array of programs to support the differing needs of the individuals we serve.

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​Employment Opportunities           We are currently accepting applications.

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Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 4:30

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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​James L. Maher Center

Call Us:  401.846.0340