SSI and other benefits from Social Security

SSI stands for Supplemental Security Income.

It's a US government program that gives monthly payments to people who have low income and not many resources.

See our SSI Guide to learn about this benefit and how to apply. 

  • Go to Tools at the top of your screen and choose Topics & Guides. 

Find out about other benefits:

  • Use the Social Security Benefits Eligibility Screening Tool to see if your child qualifies for other state and federal benefit programs.  (It will open in a new tab on your screen.)