State Assistance Programs for SSI Recipients, January 2009

North Dakota

State Supplementation

Mandatory Minimum Supplementation

No recipients.

Optional State Supplementation

Administration: State does not provide optional supplementation.

Interim assistance: State does not participate.

State Assistance for Special Needs


County social service boards.

Special Needs Circumstances

At option of individual counties.

Homemaker and housekeeper services: Services available to recipients aged 60 or older or to disabled individuals.

Licensed adult foster home: When costs of care exceed total of SSI and state supplementary payments, the state will pay the difference up to the established maximum rate.

Personal care and home help: Services available to recipients living independently who require help with personal care and household activities.

Burial expenses: Payment of funeral and burial expenses for SSI recipients will not exceed $1,100. Social Security Administration imposes limits for funeral and burial expenses.



Criteria: State guidelines.

Determined by: State.

Medically Needy Program

State provides a program for the aged, blind, and disabled medically needy.

Unpaid Medical Expenses

The Social Security Administration does not obtain this information.