Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Home Page & Online Tool to Request an Appointment to Apply for SSI Benefits (Social Security Administration)


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes):

  • It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or now income; and
  • It provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.

Other questions answered include:

  • Am I eligible for SSI benefits?
  • How may I apply for SSI benefits?
  • Help for Beneficiaries Who Return to Work
  • Income Reporting


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