Texas

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Legal Resources

  • A Special Exam Is Needed For Your Disability Claim

    This leaflet tells you about the special examination or test that is needed for your disability case. If you have any further questions after reading this, call the phone number shown on the letter you received notifying you of the examination. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Disability Determination Services: Answers to Frequently Asked Question

    This is the agency that is reponsible for making decisions regarding persons applying for Social Security disability benefits in Texas. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Rehabilitation Commission
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and SSI: A General Guide

    Provides an overview of these federal benefit programs. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Services Available Through Area Agencies on Aging

    The Texas Department on Aging (TDoA) has many ways of helping older adults, their families, and caregivers. With a single toll-free phone call (1-800- 252-9240) you can connect with the nearest of our 28 affiliated Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) statewide. Knowledgeable AAA employees will then help you obtain the assistance you need from our Aging Network or from other public and private organizations. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department on Aging
  • Social Security Disability Benefits

    Who should read this booklet? You should, if you want to know more about the various kinds of disability benefits available from Social Security. This booklet will tell you who may get benefits, how to apply and what you need to know once benefits start. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Social Security Updates

    This update provides new information for many items such as Social Security taxes and benefits. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Social Security: A "Snapshot"

    This factsheet provides a snapshot of the most important features of the Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicare programs. You can find specific information about these programs by visiting www.ssa.gov on the Internet or calling our toll-free number, 1-800-772-1213, to ask for other Social Security publications or to ask to speak to a Social Security representative. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Social Security: Understanding The Benefits

    Whether you're young or old, male or female, single or with a family--this booklet is for you and about you. That's because Social Security has programs that affect everybody. Chances are you're either paying Social Security taxes or getting Social Security benefits--or you're related to someone who is. Whatever your situation, this booklet has information you will find helpful and useful. It was prepared by the Social Security Administration and tells you what you need to know about Social Security while you're still working and what you need to know when it's your turn to collect benefits. It also provides an overview of Medicare and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Benefits
  • Supplemental Security Income

    Who should read this booklet? You should, if you want to learn more about the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. This booklet explains what SSI is, who can get it and how to sign up for SSI. Content Detail

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    Spanish / Español
  • What You Need To Know When You Get SSI

    This booklet is for people who get Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The first part tells about your benefits and what you can expect from Social Security. The second part tells what changes you must report. The third part tells you how you can call Social Security toll free to conduct your Social Security business. The fourth part tells how and when to report changes. The fifth part explains some special rules for people who get SSI disability. The sixth part of the booklet explains other things all SSI recipients should know, and the last part provides additional information about SSI eligibility. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Your Right To Question The Decision To Stop Your Disability Benefits

    If you disagree with our decision that you are no longer disabled, you can appeal it. This means we will look at your case again to see if our decision is correct. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration