This pays benefits based on financial need.
What is SSI?
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 no income; and it provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.
How can I get SSI?
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Need Help Filling Out The Application?
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