Supplemental Security Income is a federal program run by the Social Security Administration that provides benefits for disabled, blind and elderly people based on financial need. To be eligible for SSI benefits, disabled... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Individuals get Social Security disability benefits by meeting the eligibility requirements and applying online, by phone or in person at a Social Security office, reports the Social Security Administration. Supplementar... More » Government & Politics Law

An individual qualifies for SSI disability benefits if he is disabled, has never worked, did not work long enough to qualify for Social Security disability, or was eligible for Social Security disability but had a lapse ... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Enrollees can stop Supplemental Security Income benefits by reporting to the Social Security Administration any changes in income or disability status that make continued assistance unnecessary, according to the Social S... More »

Those applying for the Supplemental Security Income program need to fill out an SSI form and file it with the Social Security Administration. An SSI form serves as an initial application for supplemental income and allow... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Individuals who qualify for Supplemental Security Income benefits receive a sum of money each month based on criteria that meets the program's qualification standards. SSI income is available to help disabled children, a... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Supplemental Security Income benefits are federal financial stipends available to aged, blind or disabled persons to help them meet their basic needs. As of 2014, the SSI program provides eligible individuals up to $721 ... More » Government & Politics Social Services