While a Promise Counselor was discussing social security benefits with a family during an initial meeting, she recognized that the monthly amount they were receiving seemed to be incorrect.
She immediately made a referral to a Promise Benefits Counselor.
Through receiving a benefits analysis, the family learned that SSA had made a mistake and they were not getting their correct benefit amount. As a result, they got a lump sum payment from SSA for $2,000! The family was able to pay off debts, improve their credit score, and increase their independence!
Wisconsin Promise is working for this family…