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

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    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
  • Kincare Primer

    This primer provides information to families, headed by a relative who are not involved with CPS, about their rights and responsibilities. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Legal Services Center
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and SSI: A General Guide

    Provides an overview of these federal benefit programs. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Public Benefits: Your Rights When You Receive Benefits. PDF

    Read this pamphlet to find out what your rights are when applying for public benefits (in English & español). Content Detail

    By:
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid - Austin
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    Social Security Benefits
  • SSDI Social Security Disability PDF

    SSDI is a payment that is made from the Social Security Administration (SSA) to people who have a severe medical condition that prevents them from working. Content Detail

    By:
    Partnership for Legal Access
  • SSI (Supplemental Security Income) word

    SSI is a federal program that provides extra money (?supplemental income?) each month to people who qualify. Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Hotline for Texans
  • 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