Government Benefits for Special Needs

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Government Benefits for Special Needs

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Chapel Haven Schleifer Center is delighted to present a free workshop that will give attendees a greater understanding of the various government benefits available to your loved one.

Please join us Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, noon-2 p.m. at Chapel Haven Schleifer Center, 1040 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT 06515 for Government Benefits for your Loved Ones with Special Needs. Light lunch and campus tour included. Pre-registration requested at:

Presenter Stuart Hawkins will discuss in detail how to qualify, maximize, and preserve benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability (SSDI), Medicaid, Medicare, and the ABLE Act.

About the speaker…
Stuart Hawkins has been a financial advisor for 28 years, with a focus and passion for Special Needs Planning (SNP) since 2005. His journey as the parent of a young adult with special challenges enables him to offer in-depth knowledge, compassion, and experience to his SNP clients. He has presented his workshop to over 70 organizations throughout the state of CT. In his spare time, he is the Board Chair of PLAN of CT, a non-profit that acts as a trustee for Special Needs Trusts. He volunteers as a Special Olympics coach, and also actively raises funds for pediatric brain tumor research.

Questions? Please call Catherine DeCarlo at (203) 397-1714, ext. 148 or


September 20
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm