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  • Applying For Disability Benefits For Adults

    These fact sheets tell you what you need to know before you apply for Social Security disability benefits and what you need for your disability interview. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST)

    The Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST) helps you find out if you could be eligible for benefits for any of the programs Social Security administers. BEST is not an application for benefits. It will not give you an estimate of benefit amounts. It does not know, or ask for, your name or Social Security number. Content Detail

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    U.S. Social Security Administration
  • Disability Programs (Social Security Online)

    This web site describes the different disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration, including information about how to apply for benefits, how to manage the benefits you are receiving now, and the different forms of health insurance that are available. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • If You Need An Interpreter

    Need an interpreter? Here you will find out how to receive these services when you need to do business with any Social Security Office. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Social Security Administration: Answers To Your Questions

    This website has answers to frequently asked questions about Social Security cards, retirement benefits, and other information about Social Security. Content Detail

  • Social Security Information in Other Languages

    This is the multilanguage gateway for the Social Security Administration. You can find information and materials in several languages located here. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Social Security Representative Payment Program

    The Representative Payment Program provides financial management for Social Security and SSI payments of beneficiaries who are incapable of managing their payments. Here you can find detailed information about the program and answers to frequently-asked questions. Content Detail

  • Social Security Survivors Benefits

    The loss of the family wage earner can be devastating to the survivors. This is an explanation of the benefits Social Security can provide for the family. This booklet from the Social Security Administration website provides a general overview of survivors benefits. It is not intended to cover all provisions of the law. For specific information about your case, contact Social Security. Content Detail

  • SSI Child Disability Starter Kit

    Information, checklists, and answers to frequently-asked questions about applying for SSI child disability benefits for children under age 18. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • What You Need To Know When You Get Disability Benefits

    You should, now that you’re receiving Social Security disability benefits. You might think that, because the disability application process is over and your benefits are about to start, you no longer have to worry about Social Security. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Working While Disabled - A Guide to Achieving Self-Support

    This Social Security Online website answers common questions about Plans for Achieving Self-Support (PASS). Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Working While Disabled —How the Social Security Administration Can Help

    This booklet from the Social Security Administration web site explains: Part 1—Why We Want To Help You Return To Work; Part 2—What You Should Know About Social Security Work Incentives; Part 3—What You Should Know About SSI Work Incentives; Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration