Having a significant disability can dramatically affect your ability to work and make a living. Although the Social Security Administration provides disability and retirement benefits for individuals who are no longer able to work due to a disability or advanced age, the receipt of those benefits is contingent upon having worked enough time and paid into the system long enough in order to qualify. For many people, however, their disabilities prevented them from working and building up the necessary work history.
The Supplemental Security Income program is a program provided by the Social Security Administration that intends to provide financial assistance to individuals who are blindor disabled, as well as elderly individuals over the age of 65, who have limited income and financial resources. Because we understand the importance of this supplemental income and how this assistance can be the difference between living in poverty or not living in poverty, we are ready to assist those who qualify in applying for these benefits.
There are significant differences between applying for Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability benefits, so it is important to understand exactly what is required by the SSA in order to have the best chance of success on your application. Although a medical determination is required just like for SSD benefits, there are additional requirements related to your income and financial resources.
We understand that if you are applying for SSI benefits, you have very limited financial resources at your disposal. For this reason, we are ready to assist you without your having to pay anything up front. We handle our cases on a contingency basis, so no payment is required for our services unless you are successful in your application. Please visit our website if you would like further information on how we can be of assistance to you.