What Is SSI?

Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a safety net for certain individuals with low income and little assets. SSI provides money so these people can meet their basic needs: a roof over their heads, food, and clothing. Is SSI the same thing as Social Security Disability (SSDI)? No. While many people confuse SSI with Social Security […]

Can a Child Receive Disability Benefits?

child disability benefits

Children with disabilities may be eligible to receive Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”). In order to be considered for benefits, the family must meet the financial requirements. The household income and assets must be below a certain level. This amount varies depending on where you live and number of people in your family. If you call […]

What Are the Types of Social Security Disability Benefits?

If you are disabled and unable to work then you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. There are two basic types of benefits available to individuals who are disabled. There are also benefits available to children who are disabled and whose families meet certain income and asset requirements. Adult Social Security Disability Benefits Title […]