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Supplemental Security Income is a core Social Security program that provides life sustaining monetary support to children and adults, including seniors, with disabilities.  Social Security...
Community Legal Services (CLS) is very concerned about the deeply misleading stories that the Washington Post has published about Social Security Disability applicants and recipients in recent...
CLS has reviewed materials currently available concerning the President’s budget proposal and is deeply concerned about the negative impact the President’s budget proposal will have on people with...
The President’s FY 2018 Budget proposes a sliding benefit cut to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for families where two or more family members, even children, receive SSI. SSI is a core Social...
Many children and adults with serious disabilities like autism spectrum disorder (ASD) rely on Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a type of Social Security benefit. For kids with ASD, SSI benefits...
Congress is weighing proposals to significantly cut or eliminate Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for children with disabilities. SSI is a Social Security benefit that provides vital...
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a new policy to help youth transitioning out of foster care access Supplemental Security Income (SSI)! Youth transitioning out of foster care are a...
What is Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? SSI provides cash assistance and Medicaid to low-income children and adults with disabilities. In 2015, the monthly payment is $733. How do I apply...
In 1990, CLS lawyers won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that allowed hundreds of thousands of low-income, disabled children to become eligible for Social Security benefits. In Sullivan v...
The Social Security Administration (SSA) reviews the cases of all teenagers receiving SSI when the recipient turns 18 to see if the recipient meets the adult standard of disability. In Pennsylvania,...