Many people with disabilities fear that if they go to work, they'll lose needed health care and other disability benefits. DB101 helps people with disabilities and service providers understand the connections between work and benefits. DB101 will help you make informed choices and show you how you can make work part of your plan.

DB101 provides:

  • Information: Learn about benefits programs and rules around work. Get answers to frequently asked questions. Find out how to avoid common pitfalls.
  • Estimators: Get results tailored just for you that help you plan and set goals for work. Get tips for success for your individual situation.
  • Expert Help: Find answers to your questions. Connect to community resources. Get help understanding your next steps.


DB101 conforms to W3C and Section 508 accessibility standards.

Training Options

DB101 Information Services produce workshops, webcasts, half-day, full-day, evening, and computer lab training events, co-designed with our state partners and the target audiences we work with. Contact Nicholas Love for more information, by phone (510-225-6400) or email (


Since 2002 the DB101 Team has been working together to design, produce, maintain, test, and refine web based benefits planning information and estimator tools.

The DB101 Team is:

How Do I Get DB101 In My State?

If you are interested in bringing DB101 to your state, please contact Nicholas Love at the World Institute on Disability to learn more! You can reach Nicholas by phone (510-225-6400) or email (