Who is eligible?
The Social Security Administration (SSA) makes disability payments under 2 programs:
- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for workers (and their children or surviving spouses) who have Social Security coverage
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for people with little or no income and resources
If you think you may be eligible for payments, call (800) 772-1213 to file a claim or contact your local Social Security Office . You must apply for benefits through the Social Security Administration.