“Sam is a highly skilled and conscientious attorney who will put in the time and effort it takes to analyze voluminous medical records and apply them to a deep knowledge of the Social Security Administration’s regulations to win his hearings and disability appeals.”
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a government program that supplies basic needs assistance for aged, blind, or disabled individuals. It is different from Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), although the terms are similar and are often confused. Experienced SSI attorney Samuel E. Earley can help you see if you qualify and provide the assistance needed to file a claim.
Is SSI the Same as Social Security?
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security are facilitated by the same government entity, but they are different programs. Many who may qualify for SSI assistance are also entitled to Social Security benefits.
What are the Basic Qualifications for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
In order to qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), applicants must meet these minimum requirements:
- You must be a United States citizen, a naturalized citizen, or a qualified alien.
- You must reside in one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or the Northern Mariana Islands.
- You cannot be absent from the United States for a full calendar month or 30 or more consecutive days.
You must be at least age 65, blind or disabled (blind or disabled persons do not have to be 65).
Our Disability Lawyers Can Help Calculate Your SSI Benefits
Social Security Disability Lawyer Sam Earley has helped numerous people just like you calculate and file for SSI benefits. Our team of talented attorneys are precise and methodical in their preparations of your claim, leaving no stone unturned and no benefit to you left to chance, including those for divorced spouses and dependent children.
As you may have already surmised, calculating your income and measuring it against the threshold levels for SSI can be a challenge. Our SSI attorneys know the rules concerning assets as well as the most recent levels for different forms of income that are allowable. We can help you file a claim with the best chances of success.
Start by Scheduling Your Free Consultation
Your first step to gaining SSI benefits is to schedule a free consultation with one of our skilled SSI attorneys. Our team is dedicated to helping people just like you that need assistance. Contact us by phone or online today to schedule your free SSI consultation.