SSI is for people who are 65 or older, as well as people of any age, including children, who are blind or who have disabilities.
To qualify for SSI, you must also have little or no income and few resources.
You must live in the United States or the Northern Mariana Islands to get SSI.
How much is SSI in California?
California’s State Supplemental Payment is $160.72. Combined with the Federal Benefit Rate of $771, this allows an individual a total benefit of $931.72. The FBR for a couple is $1,157, while the SSP for a couple is $407.14. The maximum benefit for a couple is $1,564.14.
What is SSI amount for 2018?
The SSA just released the SSI benefit amounts for 2018, and they’re rising slightly from 2017’s levels. For individuals, the SSI federal payment standard amount in 2018 is $750 per month, up $15 from the previous year.5 Dec 2017
What qualifies you for SSI?
In addition to meeting our definition of disability, you must have worked long enough — and recently enough — under Social Security to qualify for disability benefits. Social Security work credits are based on your total yearly wages or self-employment income. You can earn up to four credits each year.
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