Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes):
•It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or no income; and
•It provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.
Visit Social Security's website for more information.
To apply for retirement benefits and find more information on elegibility and more visit Retirement Benefits on ssa.gov.
Find an extensive list of information about the Disability benefit in this packet provided by the Scoial Secutiry Administration.