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Social Security Administration Benefits (SSI, SSDI, Social Security)

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  • How to Apply for Social Security, SSI and SSDI

    This brochure provides basic information on how to apply for Social Security, SSI and SSDI Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

    The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources. SSI benefits also are payable to people 65 and older without disabilities who meet the financial limits. Read More

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    Social Security Administration
  • Overview of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

    Social Security Administration pays disability benefits through two programs: the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. This booklet is about the SSDI. Learn about SSDI benefits, who is eligible, how to apply, and other important facts. Read More

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    Social Security Administration
  • Overview of Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

    Social Security Administration pays disability benefits through two programs: the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. This booklet explains what Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is, who can get it, and how to apply. For information specific to you, talk with a Social Security representative. Read More

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    Social Security Administration
  • Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

    Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) pays benefits to people who can't work because they have a medical condition that's expected to last at least one year or result in death and who are "insured" (have worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes). Read More

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    Social Security Administration
  • Social Security Facts

    Information about Social Security Benefits Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Social Security: How to Prepare for Your Hearing

    This information is useful if you are appealing a decision made by the Social Security Administration. Learn how to prepare for your administrative hearing. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Social Security: The Appeals Process

    Use this brochure if you receive benefits from the Social Security office (this includes SSI/SSDI), AND if you received a notice that your Social Security benefits are being denied, reduced, or terminated. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Social Security: Overpayments

    Use this brochure if you receive SSI/SSDI or Social Security retirement or survivor’s benefits and you received a notice about an overpayment of benefits. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Social Security Reduction based on In-Kind Support and Maintenance

    This brochure explains why you may not be receiving the full amount of Supplemental Security Income due to In-Kind Support and Maintenance. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Social Security Representative Payee

    This brochure provides information on Social Security's Representative Payee program. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Social Security: Ticket to Work

    Use this brochure to learn about eligibility and application information for Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work program. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Video: Representing Yourself in Court

    This video provides general information how to represent yourself at a court or administrative hearing. Read More

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    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii