If you have a disability and low income, you might qualify for these benefits:
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
These are programs of the US federal government'sSocial Security Administration.
They give monthly payments to people who are disabled and have low income and not many resources.
They also offer employment support.
Here's what you can do:
Go to our SSI Benefits Guide to learn about these benefits and how to apply. (Click on the title to open in a new tab on your screen.)
- Ask about SSI at one of the support organizations, like an Independent Living Center or Vocational Program. (See the section in the menu about Support Orgs.)
More about SSI:
Sources: Social Security Administration, National Academy of Social Insurance