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.)