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Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

SSI provides monthly payments to people with disabilities and older adults who have little or no income or resources.

Who can get SSI

Adults and children might be eligible for SSI if they have: 

  1. Little or no income, and 
  2. Little or no resources, and 
  3. A disability, blindness, or are age 65 or older.

Find out if you might be eligible for SSI

How much you could get

Your monthly payment depends on your income, living situation, things you own, and other factors. 

See what can affect SSI payments

Report changes to your income, resources, and living situation

Each month, you must report your wages, other income, and changes to your resources or living arrangements. 

Learn about what to report

Programs to get more help while on SSI

Explore programs, like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medicaid, that help you save money and take care of basic needs while on SSI.

Learn more about these programs