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What is SSI?
SSI makes monthly payments to people who have low income and few resources and are:
- Age 65 or older;
- Blind; or
If you are applying for SSI, you also should ask for What You Need To Know When You Get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) (Publication No. 05-11011).
Disabled or blind children also can receive SSI. You can get more information in Benefits For Children With Disabilities (Publication No. 05-10026).
The basic SSI amount is the same nationwide. However, many states add money to the basic benefit. You can call us to find out the amounts for your state.
- Other benefits you may be able to get
- How to apply for SSI
- When a relative dies...what you need to know about survivors benefits
- Purpose and Basic Principles
- Helping you return to work
- When are your disabled worker's benefits NOT paid?
- Rules for getting SSI
- When are child's insurance benefit NOT payable?
- Supplemental Security Income Benefits
- Tips When Applying for SSI (Supplemental Security Income) Benefits
- When are retirement benefits NOT payable (or only partly payable)?
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