• Description

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal income support program administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that serves many different individuals. SSI provides monthly cash assistance to persons who have disabilities and limited income and resources. The following information on the SSI program is written specifically for people with disabilities who are 18 years and older, single, pay rent or contribute to the living expenses at home or who live away from the family home, are either in or out of school, and have disabilities other than blindness.