Social Security Child's Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Child’s Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are for children whose parents (one or both) are disabled, retired, or deceased. When a parent becomes…

Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). Social Security pays disability benefits to you and certain members of your family if you have worked long enough and have a…

Social Security Disabled Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits

The Social Security Disabled Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the disabled surviving divorced spouse of a worker who had earned enough Social…

Social Security Disabled Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits

The Social Security Disabled Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the disabled surviving divorced spouse of a worker who had earned enough Social…

Social Security Disabled Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Disabled Widow(er)’s Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the disabled widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough Social…

Social Security Divorced Spouse Benefits

The Social Security Divorced Spouse Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to divorced spouses of workers who are receiving (or are eligible to receive) Social Security benefits.

Social Security Independently Entitled Divorced Spouse's Benefits

The Social Security Independently Entitles Divorced Spouse’s Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits that are paid to divorced spouses of workers who are eligible to receive…

Social Security Lump Sum Death Payment

The Social Security Lump Sum Death Payment (LSDP) Benefits are a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). A surviving spouse or child may receive a special lump-sum death payment of $255 if they meet certain requirements.

Social Security Medicare Program

The Social Security Medicare Program is a federally funded program administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  Medicare is our country’s health insurance program. The Social Security Administration (SSA) can provide you…

Social Security Medicare Savings Program

The Social Security Medicare Savings Program (MSP) is a federally funded program administered by each individual state. States have programs for people with limited income and resources that pay some or all of their Medicare premiums and may pay Medicare deductibles…

Social Security Mother's or Father's Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Mother’s or Father’s Insurance Benefit is a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the surviving spouse or surviving divorced spouse of an insured worker.

Social Security Parent's Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Parent’s Benefits are a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the dependent parent of a deceased worker who had earned enough Social Security credits.

Social Security Retirement Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Retirement Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA).

Social Security Special Benefits for Qualified WWII Veterans

The Social Security Special Benefits for Qualified WWII Veterans benefits are a federal funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) that can be paid to certain World War II Veterans.  These include Veterans who served in the…

Social Security Spouse's Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Spouse Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the spouse of a worker who receives Social Security Retirement or Disability benefits.

Social Security Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits

The Social Security Surviving Divorced Spouse Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the divorced spouse of a deceased worker who had earned enough work credits.

Social Security Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Widow(er)’s Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough work credits.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Supplemental Security Income is a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). SSI provides financial help to disabled adults and children who have limited income and assets.