Supplemental Security Income Overview
How Supplemental Security Income Works
Supplemental security income, or SSI, is a federal program that draws on general tax revenues to provide critical benefits to individuals over the age of 65 who suffer from a disability. Supplemental security income is designed to provide the necessary resources for survival including food, clothing and shelter. SSI differs from social security disability benefits because of where the funds are drawn from, as because it imposes additional requirements on those who apply, such as limited income, minimal resources and others.
It can be difficult to determine your own eligibility for supplemental security income. Thankfully, an educated attorney with Disability Action Advocates can rely on extensive knowledge and experience in social security and through prior successful representation to determine your needs and the likelihood that your goals can be achieved through existing processes.
While this process may be undertaken without the explicit support of a qualified professional, this decision can lead to critical loss of benefits, denied SSD benefits or lengthy delays that leave disabled applicants lacking the income required to live an adequate life that meets their basic needs.
Acquiring Supplemental Security Income Benefits
There are a few different ways you can apply for supplemental security income benefits, but the best way is by seeking the support of an accomplished attorney with experience in the Social Security arena. At DAA, we have helped individuals throughout the greater-Reno area to complete forms and we are willing to accompany you to appointments to help you understand the complexities of the application process.
We focus on success for our clients because we do not receive payment until you do. We have helped clients to win thousands of cases related to social security and disability through our 20 years of proud experience, and we can help you to achieve the results that you desperately need.