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Current Issue:

August 2019: SOARWorks for Children and Youth, Ohio Veteran SOARs with SSVF, and Virginia Strengthens SOAR Through Regional Partnerships with SSA and DDS  

Recent NewsFlashes

SSA Updates the Online Disability Benefit Application (10/5/18)

New VA Tool Helps Maximize Income (7/20/18)

VA Authorizes Staff to Act as Appointed Representatives (6/7/17)

Temporary Discontinuation of SOAR Consent Form and Alternative Steps (4/25/17)

SSI Incorporated into Online Disability Application - Effective April 1 (3/31/17)

SAMHSA Announces Funding Opportunity: Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (3/2/17)

SSA Issues Final Rule on Changes to the Evaluation of Medical Evidence (1/18/17)

SOAR Technical Assistance Opportunity for Criminal Justice Programs (1/11/17)

SOAR Integration in the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) (10/11/16)

SSA Revises Criteria for Evaluating Mental Disorders (10/5/16)

SSA Invites Comments on Proposed Changes to Medical Evidence Rules (9/12/16)

Archived E-Newsletters:

July 2019: SOAR 2019 Outcomes: Enter Your Data in OAT!, New Resource: Working with Justice-involved Persons: Frequently Asked Questions, and 2019 SOAR CJ Implementation Meetings Recap

May 2019: SOAR 2019 Outcomes: Every Person Counts, Welcoming New SOAR Project Assistant Kansinya, SOAR Webinar: Maximizing OAT Utilization for SOAR Outcome Tracking

April 2019: April is National Social Security Month, March Little Rock SOAR Leadership Academy Recap, Celebrate National Public Health Week with the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center

March 2019: New Publication in American Jails Magazine on Promoting Reentry Success through SOAR, SAMHSA SOAR Online Course: Adult Curriculum Passes 7,000th Graduate, Slides Available for SOAR for Children Webinar

February 2019: 2019 SAMHSA SOAR Criminal Justice Technical Assistance Awards, SAMHSA SOAR for Children Leadership Academy Recap, and a Reconsideration Update

January 2019: 2018 Outcomes Issue Brief Released, Make a Resolution for Wellness in the New Year, and Welcome New SOAR Liaison Dan Coladonato

November 2018: Announcing the 2018 SOAR Outcomes, Honoring Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, and Slides Now Available for SOAR: A Reentry Tool Webinar

October 2018: Kicking Off the 10th Year of the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center, October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and the SOAR: A Reentry Tool webinar

September 2018: SOAR this Recovery Month, Build Your SOAR Toolbox this Recovery Month, and new SOAR Job Postings

August 2018: An Outcomes Reminder, a Reminder to Submit Your Feedback on the New VA Income and Benefits Calculator, and SOAR Successes from Missouri, Florida, and Michigan

July 2018: SOAR State Team Lead Leadership Academy Recap, Success Stories from Kansas and Missouri, and new SOAR blogs

June 2018: SOAR Provides a Pathway to Employment, A Success Story from Minnesota, and a SOAR Webinar on Using the Listings

May 2018: SOAR Enhances Recovery by Empowering Local Communities, Welcome New SOAR Liaison Olivia, and Boston Leadership Academy Recap

April 2018: Celebrating National Public Health Week with SOAR, April is National Social Security Month, and a new SOAR Webinar series

March 2018: Announcing the 2017 SOAR Outcomes, Birmingham Leadership Academy Recap, and Springing Ahead on Your SSI/SSDI Applications with SOAR Tools

February 2018: Announcing the 2018 CJ TA Awardees, SOAR Online Course Passes 5,000th Graduate, and Farewell to Pam Root

January 2018: Announcing the 2018 SOAR CoC TA Awards, San Francisco Leadership Academy Recap, and a Success Story from Washington, D.C.