Consumer Benefits

Consumer Benefits

Provides assistance to appropriate Center consumers in accessing federal and state benefits and referrals to any applicable community-based resources.
Call: 800 499-1154 or 281 585-4099

Admission Criteria

  • Resident of Galveston or Brazoria County
  • Mentally disabled individuals who appear to meet the SSA’s Listing of Impairments

A Brief Description

Mentally disabled consumers are provided with staff trained in Social Security Administration (SSA) rules and regulations to assist them in developing their case and processing their claim through to a favorable decision with the SSA.

A couple works with their counselor at a table.

Consumer Account Management

Payeeship services are offered to enhance the lives and maintain the financial stability of Center consumers receiving Social Security benefits who are unable to independently manage their financial affairs.
Call: 800 499-1154

Admission Criteria

  • Gulf Coast Center consumers who are unable to manage their financial affairs any other individual or organization is willing and/or able to assume responsibility

A Brief Description

Center consumers who are receiving Supplementary Security Income and/or retirement, survivors, or disability benefits are accepted for services when they are identified by the Social Security Administration as needing a representative payee.

 

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