PALawHelp.orgPALawHelp.org

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Legal Information > Information from Other Legal Aid Providers

Disabled man with elderly mother.

This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Supplemental Security Income issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Applying and Appealing for Disability at Social Security (Video)

    Watch this video to learn about how to apply and appeal for disability at Social Security. This video covers federal laws so the information in it is true no matter what state you live in. Read More

    By:
    Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut and CTLawHelp.org
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Did Social Security Stop Your Benefits Because You Had an Arrest Warrant?

    Information from the National Senior Citizens Law Center on a class action lawsuit (Martinez) settlement that says: (1) Social Security cannot deny or stop benefits because of most outstanding arrest warrants; (2) Social Security must stop collecting overpayments based on most outstanding warrants; (3) For 80,000 people, Social Security must pay back all benefits that they didn't pay or that they collected as overpayments, which may total over $500 million dollars. [PDF] Content Detail

    By:
    National Senior Citizens Law Center
  • Social Security and SSI Overpayments

    This multimedia presentation explains the facts about Overpayments in the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs, including when an overpayment might occur and what you can do when you are informed that an overpayment is being assessed against you. Content Detail

    By:
    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation (text); Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (multimedia)
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • SSI Overpayments: What to Do if You Got a Notice of Overpayment from Social Security [Video]

    This video from Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut and CTLawHelp.org is for people who get SSI (Supplemental Security Income). It will explain what you can do if Social Security sends you a letter telling you that they are going to take money out of your check for an overpayment. If you get SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance), we have a different video that will help you because the rules are not the same. If you don't know if you are getting SSI or SSDI, you can call your local Social Security office to ask. Read More

    By:
    Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut and CTLawHelp.org
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español