Not affiliated with the US Social Security Administration
2110.1 Who is an "eligible individual"?
2110.2 Who is an "eligible spouse"?
2110.3 Who is an "eligible couple"?
An "eligible couple" is an eligible individual and his or her eligible spouse.
2110.4 Who is an "ineligible spouse"?
An "ineligible spouse" is an eligible individual's husband or wife who does not meet all of the criteria for SSI eligibility.
2110.5 Who is an "essential person"?
An "essential person" is an ineligible person:
Who lives in the same household as the eligible individual or couple; and
Whose needs were taken into account in computing the amount payable to a recipient prior to conversion from one of the State adult assistance programs. (See §2172.)
2110.6 Who is a "child"?
For the purposes of evaluating income and resources, a "child" is a person who is:
Not the head of a household;
Under age 18; or
Under age 22 and a student, regularly attending an educational or vocational training institution in a course of study designed to prepare him or her for a paying job.
2110.7 Who is a "sponsor"?
A "sponsor" is an individual who signs an affidavit of support or similar agreement on behalf of an alien.
Last Revised: March, 2001
- Deeming from an Ineligible Spouse to an Eligible Individual
- What are the general eligibility requirements for SSI?
- Eligible Couples
- Adjustment of Benefits to Recover Overpayments
- Countable Resources
- What is the Federal SSI payment amount?
- Special Provisions for Converted Recipients
- Computation of Payments
- When No Spouse Living in Household
- What are other requirements for SSI eligibility?
- Filing for Other Benefits
Ads - Also Recommended