What is SSI?
The specialized attorneys at Brock & Stout are well versed in the guidelines and requirements of SSI and can help you understand and expedite your application process. The requirements to qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are different than what is required to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal government program overseen by the Social Security Administration. SSI is designed to financially assist those with a physical or mental impairment who are without other financial resources.
We can help you determine if you qualify and assist you with the application process so you can receive the benefits you deserve.
Do I Qualify for SSI?
If you are unsure if you qualify for Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI), the attorneys at Brock & Stout can help you determine your eligibility. To begin with, you can qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), if you are disabled, blind or over the age of 65.
For adults, the requirements used to determine disability are the same for SSI as they are for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), meaning you must meet the Social Security Administration’s criteria for “total disability”. To qualify for “total disability” you will need to demonstrate that you are unable to perform any level of work defined as “substantial gainful activity”.
If the applicant is less than 65 years old, they will need to be disabled to qualify for SSI. There are conditions that can possibly get a child qualified for SSI which would not be used to qualify an adult. If an applicant qualifies for SSI, they will have continual disability reviews to ensure their condition remains unchanged.
Don’t take any chances with your SSI claim. Let our attorneys at Brock & Stout guide you step by step. Contact us today.