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Benefit overview

The Social Security Administration administers retirement, disability, survivor and family benefits, and enrolls individuals in Medicare. It also provides Social Security numbers, handles financial transactions and determines eligibility for certain government services.

Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income programs provide assistance to people who meet eligibility requirements for disability. The SSDI program pays benefits to disabled individuals who have worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes on their earnings. The SSI program pays benefits to adults and children who meet eligibility requirements for a qualifying disability and have limited income and resources.

How this benefit helps

This benefit helps veterans and their families by providing additional financial benefits.

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Social Security disability benefits can help military families.

If you or a family member have a disability, you may qualify for benefits through the Social Security Administration.

How to access this benefit

The SSA Disability Benefits online portal provides information on the two Social Security disability benefit programs, the application process, the information needed to apply and how to apply. You can also receive more information and assistance through your Social Security Office.

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