925 South Country Club Dr.
Jefferson City MO 65109
573-893-3333 / 866-777-7199 / Fax 573-893-4231
573-659-0678 / 800-392-8667 / Fax 573-659-0677
MO Relay (TDD) 800-735-2966
WHAT is WIPA?
Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) is a federally-funded program operated by MO P&A, a not-for-profit legal services organization designated as the Protection and Advocacy System for Missouri.
If you are a beneficiary of Social Security (SSA) and would like to know how work will affect your benefits, we can provide information about work incentives to help you make informed decisions about work.
WIPA services are for you if you ...
WIPA services are available to people who are ...
All inquiries and services are kept strictly confidential.
What kind of services does WIPA offer?
MO P&A has trained Community Work Incentives Coordinators (CWICs) to assist you. We are not an employment agency. We are advocates who can provide you with information for informed choices about work.
You may receive the following services ...
What should I do?
Contact MO P&A if you are receiving SSDI and/or SSI benefits and would like information about working.
If you want our help ...
Is there a charge for WIPA services?
WIPA application and advocacy services through our Community Work Incentives Coordinators (CWICs) are provided at no cost.
Please note that WIPA is the only grant program administered by MO P&A that is not statewide.
If you have any questions about who provides WIPA services in your area, please contact the MO P&A Application Unit at 573-659-0678 or toll free 800-392-8667.
What does MO P&A do besides WIPA?
MO P&A provides the following services:
Please note: The contents of the WIPA brochure publication are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not represent the official view of the Social Security Adminnistration.
SSA has reviewed the WIPA brochure publication for technical accuracy, however, the brochure should not be considered an SSA official document.
The WIPA program is 95% federally-funded by the Social Security Administration.
Grant Contract #14-W-50047-7-01