Discover Social Security’s essential disability programs. SSDI ensures support for workers and eligible family members. SSI aids financially needy individuals, offering a lifeline of financial assistance.
Your Benefits Guidebook
Applying Made Easy: Access SSDI and SSI benefits through Social Security Administration. Apply in-person, over the phone, or online. Tailored support for varied needs.
Eligibility Unveiled: SSDI: Workers and family members, 65+, blind, disabled. SSI: Needy US citizens, aged 65+, blind, or disabled.
Key Differences: SSDI – insurance program based on work credits. SSI – financial aid program for those in need. Max SSI benefit: $914/month (individual), $1,371/month (couple).
Income and Assets: SSI eligibility tied to income levels, unearned income, and in-kind contributions.
Expert Support: To apply for benefits, contact your local Social Security office, or call (800) 772-1213 or (800) 335-0778 (TTY) for information and assistance.
More information can be found on the Social Security Administration’s website.