ERIC Number: ED124692
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Supplemental Security Income: An Advocate's Handbook.
Collins, Wanda R.
The handbook is part of a series on legal services for the elderly which can be provided by senior citizens as paralegals. It is designed to be used in training and Security Income program (SSI). The 14 sections provide discussion, reference to basic sources, and advocate tips for: (1) SSI and the income maintenance system, (2) an overview of SSI, (3) the application process, (4) early cash payments, (5) proof of age, (6) proof of blindness, (7) proof of disability, (8) the impact of marital status, (9) the income test, (10) the resource test, (11) other major eligibility conditions, (12) benefit payments, (13) post eligibility events, and (14) the appeals process. The basic sources used for studying the SSI are listed and a glossary is provided. (EC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Aging (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Rural Legal Assistance, San Francisco.