Sandy Weitkamp, M. Ed., LPC, serves the St. Charles County disability community as Benefits Case Manager for the BCI Skills Center. Her position is primarily funded by the Developmental Disabilities Resource Board, and her services are available to everyone, not just Skills Center students.
Sandy's role is to help individuals and families understand how work affects public benefits such as Medicaid and Social Security. She also assists people in understanding ABLE accounts and their use in planning for the future.
Sandy's custom consultative services are provided at no cost. She can help with any questions regarding 1619 and Ticket to Work Health Assurance, reporting wages, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Ticket to Work, and more.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 636-875-5253 or email sweitkamp@skillscenterSTL.com.
I have applied for Social Security and Medicaid for my son, and Sandy has been instrumental in helping me. I could not imagine filling out the paperwork without her. She spent hours over several calls and emails, explaining how everything works and what all was needed. She helped me with any questions I had or with anything I did not understand. I contacted her many times with various questions and she was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I am so grateful that I had this resource to help and guide me. — Tina K.
Sandy is an amazing resource! She was very knowledgeable, thorough, and patient in explaining how my son’s Social Security benefits will change as he shifts from SSI to SSDI, as well as how to create an ABLE account so that we can help him save for his future. — Chantel P.
Working with Sandy has been an absolutely wonderful experience. Whether I need advice, a connection to a resource, or a particular service to overcome a problem, she is always there to help. Most importantly, I truly feel she has a genuine interest in my success and is willing to do whatever she can to remove barriers and help me succeed. — Tom J.
Working with Sandy was extremely helpful. She helped me navigate the difficult processes and convoluted systems to obtain the benefits that are available and meant for people with disabilities. As a result, I have a chance at a brighter future. — Ty K.