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Social Security Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Qualifications

Who is eligible for SSI?

Anyone who is:

  • aged (age 65 and older)
  • blind
  • disabled

And, who:

  • Has limited income
  • Has limited resources
  • Is a U.S. citizen or national, or in one of certain categories of aliens

What does “limited income” include?

Income, for the purposes of SSI includes:

  • Money you earn from work
  • Money you receive from other sources, such as Social Security benefits, workers compensation, unemployment benefits, the Department of Veteran Affairs, friends or relatives
  • Free food or shelter

What are “limited resources”?

Resources, for the purposes of SSI, are things that you own such as:

  • Cash
  • Bank accounts, stocks, U.S. savings bonds
  • Land
  • Vehicles
  • Personal property
  • Life insurance
  • Anything else you own that could be converted to cash and used for food and shelter

The SSI limits for resources that SSA does count are:
  • Individual/Child – $2,000
  • Couple – $3,000

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