Michigan Supplemental Security Income Lawyer
Social Security Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Qualifications
Who is eligible for SSI?
Anyone who is:
- aged (age 65 and older)
- 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:
- Bank accounts, stocks, U.S. savings bonds
- 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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