Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

See All Topics
Para ver este artículo en español por favor visite aquí. (To view this article in Spanish, visit here.) A person is allowed to receive unemployment benefits and federal disability benefits at the same time, but as discussed below, receiving unemployment benefits could affect a person’s disability benefits in negative ways. 
Denials of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Para ver este artículo en español por favor visite aquí. (To view this article in Spanish, visit here.) SSI Overpayments What is an SSI overpayment?
What is SSI (Supplemental Security Income)? SSI is a federal program that provides cash benefits to needy people who are 65 or older, blind, or disabled.To be eligible for SSI, you must prove that you are disabled and have low income and resources. A person can receive SSI benefits regardless of whether they have any work history. What is SSDI (Social Security Disability Benefits?
  SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE BENEFITS (SSD OR SSDI) SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME DISABILITY BENEFITS (SSI) Also known as “Title 2” Benefits at the Social Security office. Also known as Title 16 Benefits.