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

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

    Information from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. on the Supplemental Security Income program. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
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  • Do you get your benefits from Social Security on a DEBIT CARD?

    Information from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia on "Direct Express" - the only official card for getting your Social Security, SSI, and SSDI benefits. It is free to sign up and can be used without fees. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
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    Spanish / Español
  • Immigrants' Rights to Public Benefits in Pennsylvania

    Many immigrants are eligible to receive cash assistance, SNAP, medical assistance, and other public benefits programs in Pennsylvania. The rules about which immigrants are eligible or not eligible can be complicated. This flyer from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia provides general information on immigrants’ rights to public benefits in Pennsylvania. Read More

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • Social Security and SSI: A basic comparison

    PowerPoint Presentation Slides from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia outlining the similarities and differences between the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • Social Security Goes Paperless

    Social Security is in the process of shifting away from paper checks in favor of electronic benefits. This flyer from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia provides information on this process whereby most individuals receiving benefits will be required to get them either via direct deposit or on a prepaid debit card. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia