Benefits & Advocacy

Vista’s Benefit and Advocacy Specialists help navigate the complexities and procedures of federal, state, and local entitlement programs. We also support individuals in the area of Advocacy. 

Below are some specific areas of expertise:

Federal Programs

Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and Medicare Insurance

State Programs

Medicaid Insurance, Medicare Savings Program, Medicare Supplemental Plans, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Cash Assistance

State Funding for Services

Autism Services Division (ASD), Department of Developmental Services (DDS), Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS),  Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and Community First Choice (CFC)

Local Programs

Energy Assistance, Renters Rebate and Affordable Housing


Future Planning, Long-term Supports, Special Needs Trusts, Guardianship, Conservatorship, Power of Attorney, In Home Services, Service Coordination and Oversight

“Vista Life’s Benefits & Advocacy services are a tremendous help when navigating the complicated process of applying for and maintaining benefits. Vista Life’s staff expertise and knowledge of the procedural nuances are invaluable” - Vista Life Innovations Parent

If you are interested in hearing more about our Benefits and Advocacy Services, please fill out our Benefits & Advocacy Inquiry Form.

Click here to download the Benefits and Advocacy Booklet.