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SSI is a Federal income supplement program

social securitySupplemental 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 no income; and It provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.

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  1. Yes I am just checking up on my SSI CASE. I have being waiting not for 60 days for my case and nothing yet. I have being off work now for 21/2 months and I have no income coming in at this moment,and my Bills and Rent are way behind right now! I will be getting ready to be put out after while, and no place else to go. It was told to me , that it would only take 90 days for this to go threw.

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My children’s social security cards stolen, can I apply for new numbers for them?

Q) My purse was stolen which had my children’s social security cards, can I apply for new numbers for them? A) According to the Social Security Administration – You can replace your Social Security card for free if it is lost or stolen. However, you may not need to get a replacement card. Knowing your Social Security…Continue Reading

$255 social security death benefit, will that go to the surviving spouse automatically?

Q) Does the surviving spouse of a worker, married at the time of death and living with the worker at the time death, and both collecting social security prior to the time of death [the surviving spouse, a wife, has already received notice from SSA that she will begin receiving her monthly widow’s benefits] have to…Continue Reading

I would like a letter stating my social security benefits.

Q) I would like a letter stating my social security benefits. A) The benefit verification letter shows your monthly benefit amount. You can get your benefit verification letter online, or request it by telephone. It is often used to: Apply for a loan; Give to a landlord; Obtain housing assistance, or other state or local benefits; Verify Medicare health…Continue Reading

I want to change my payee to my mom.

Q) I want to change my payee to my mom. A) According to the Social Security Administration – A representative payee is an individual or organization appointed by SSA to receive Social Security and/or SSI benefits for someone who cannot manage or direct someone else to manage his or her money. The main responsibilities of a payee…Continue Reading

Could I go to an office and get my social security number instead of getting it in mail?

Q) Could I go to an office and get my social security number instead of waiting for it to come in the mail? A) According to the Social Security Administration: We will mail your number and card as soon as we have all of your information and have verified your documents with the issuing offices. http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN-05-10002.pdfContinue Reading

Where and who do I report an fraudulent disability claim?

Q) Where and who do I report an fraudulent disability claim that is scheduled for a final hearing this upcoming week in Charleston, SC. A) According to Social Security Administration website – You can use this online form to report allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse concerning SSA programs and operations. Our office also addresses allegations of criminal…Continue Reading

Can i work while receiving disability benefits. i’m not sure if i can or not.

Q) 1. Can i work while receiving disability benefits. i’m not sure if i can or not. 2. when do i need to stop the disability portion of my benefits? Thank You A) According to Social Security Administration: Special rules make it possible for people receiving Social Security disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to work and…Continue Reading

At what age can I draw on my deceased husband’s social security benefits?

Q) At what age can I draw on my deceased husband’s social security benefits? A) According to the Social Security Administration: If you are the widow or widower of a person who worked long enough under Social Security, you can: receive full benefits at full retirement age for survivors or reduced benefits as early as age 60.…Continue Reading

To receive Social Security benefits. I am trying to sign up for Direct Deposit?

Q) I was granted “Fully Favorable” by the judge on November 4th, 2014 to receive Social Security benefits. I am trying to sign up for Direct Deposit which is required to do. I am not able to find the form on line. Any assistance would be highly appreciated. A) According to Social Security Administration Website: You can…Continue Reading

My wife’s birthday is 12/16/1949.when can she sign up and receive her medicare coverage?

Q) My wife’s birthday is 12/16/1949.when can she sign up and receive her medicare coverage? A) You can use our online Medicare application if you: Are at least 64 years and 9 months old; Want to sign up for Medicare but do not currently have ANY Medicare coverage; Do not want to start receiving Social Security benefits…Continue Reading

Am I able to retire at age 65 3-23-2015, and have enough to retire on?

Q) Am I able to retire at age 65 3-23-2015, and have enough to retire on? A) According to the Social Security Administration – Benefit estimates depend on your date of birth and on your earnings history. For security, the “Quick Calculator” does not access your earnings record; instead, it will estimate your earnings based on information…Continue Reading

just remarried. how do i get wife’s name change on social security card?

Q) just remarried. how do i get wife’s name change on social security card? what documents do i need and can i do all this online? A) According to Social Security Administration; To change the information on your Social Security number record (i.e., a name or citizenship change, or corrected date of birth) you must provide documents…Continue Reading

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