Benefits & Advocacy

Benefits and Advocacy services are key to planning effectively for the future.

Vista Life benefits specialists help navigate the complexities and procedures of federal, state, and local entitlement programs. 

Applying for Health Insurance
Medicaid, Medicare, Medicare Savings Program, and Medicare Buy in Program.

State & Federal Programs
Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Food Stamps, Unemployment Benefits, and Under/Over Payments.

Regulatory Compliance
Submitting necessary paperwork to maintain entitlement/benefit.

Applying to a Funding Source 
Autism Waiver, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS), Department of Development Services DDS), Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), and Department of Mental Health.

Local Entitlement Programs
Rent Subsidies, Energy Assistance, and Renters Rebate (DDS).

Vista Life advocacy specialists ensure the needs of your loved one are met.

Future Planning 
Discussion about: Special Needs Trusts, Guardianship, Conservator, Power of Attorney, Housing, Medical, Representative Payee Status

Future Planning, Individualized Support

“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 Parent

If you are interested in hearing more about our Benefits and Advocacy Services, please contact our Admissions Department at