Vandergrift, PA asked in Social Security for Pennsylvania

Q: Can you get SSI if you are already collecting a spossal benefit for an adult disabled child? Thank you.

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Emmett B. Irwin
Emmett B. Irwin
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A: It depends on how much the spousal benefit is per month, and how much other countable income you are receiving per month. Almost all income is "countable" for SSI purposes. If you have over a certain amount of income, you are not eligible for SSI.

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