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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program


The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources.

SSI benefits also are payable to people 65 and older without disabilities who meet the financial limits.

Learn about Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

How do I apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What About the Social Security Disability Insurance Program?

The Social Security disability insurance program (sometimes referred to as SSDI) pays benefits to you and certain family members if you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes.

Your adult child also may qualify for benefits on your earnings record if he or she has a disability that started before age 22.


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Last reviewed or modified Friday Jun 20, 2008
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